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TOD Library and Planning Resources

Metro Transit


> Regional TOD Advancement through FTA TOD Pilot Program (2021)

> Development Trends Along Transit 2020

> Development Trends Along Transit 2019

> Development Trends Along Transit 2018

> Sidewalk Network Data Pilot Project – 2019

> Minneapolis Residential Development Trends 2014-2018

> Building 21st Century Suburbs

> Developer's Guide to Transit Oriented Development

> Transit-Accessible Child Care Study

> Towerside Innovation District Parking Framework

> Parking District FAQs

> TOD on Publicly Owned Land – 2015 HHH Capstone

> Guide to Ground Leases

> Guide to SAC Credits

> BRTOD - State of the Practice in the United States 

> The TOD Evaluation Method – 2018 HHH Capstone


Metropolitan Council

> 2040 Transportation Policy Plan

> Metropolitan Council TOD Overview

> Metropolitan Council TOD Policy

> Station and Support Facility Design Guidelines User Guide: A Supplement to the Regional Transitway Design Guidelines

> TOD Guide for Local Planners

Other resources

> APTA - Transit Universal Design Guidelines

> APTA – Transit Parking 101

> Equitable Development Scorecard

> Federal Transit Administration Joint Development Guide

> Housing and Transportation Affordability Index

> Minneapolis - Minimum Parking Ordinance

> Minnesota Green Step Cities –TOD Ordinance

> NACTO Transit Street Design Guide

> TCRP 102 – Transit Oriented Development in the United States: Experiences, Challenges, and Prospects

> TCRP 128 – Effects of TOD on Housing, Parking and Travel

> TCRP 182 – Linking Transit Agencies and Land Use Decision Making

A Line bus at station near Whole Foods

Bus in St. Paul near development

Northstar train near development in Warehouse/North Loop

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