Members of the ULI Affordability and Transportation Strategic Councils worked together to develop this document to recognize opportunities for Transit Oriented Developments in Austin.
Multiple planning efforts currently in process have the potential to shape Austin’s land use and transportation for decades to come. Strategic land use over the next several decades will be an important factor in managing Austin’s ongoing growth.
Transit Oriented Development (TOD) can include housing, office, and commercial uses, as well as important basic services and public space within walking distance of frequent transit service. The density provided by a TOD should grow transit ridership, therefore driving demand for permanent, frequent transit options at that location, whether bus, rail, or streetcar. TOD transforms a city’s built environment through pedestrian-oriented design and amenities. READ MORE