• The concept of TOD and the potential benefits it can bring to a city
• Common economic, social, and environmental objectives that cities hope to achieve through the creation of TOD
• Elements, concepts and vocabulary that are required to look at TOD corridor projects as interdisciplinary strategies
• A variety of design and planning concepts that are central for successful TOD project implementation.
• Key elements involved in TOD investments
• Practical recommendations for TOD corridor implementation
• Strategies to address the challenges of inclusive TOD; tools to provide inclusive and affordable housing options in a TOD corridor; and strategies for local economic development that work with existing and low-income communities within TOD corridors
• Criteria for monitoring and evaluation of TOD projects
The course is designed to target a global audience of officials and practitioners.
The training includes expert presentations, group work, evaluation and handouts.
Be able to have a general understanding of the various pillars and tools involved in TOD planning and implementation.
The course encompasses eight modules:
• Module 1 – TOD as a strategy to achieve a sustainable city
• Module 2 - TOD corridors
• Module 3 - The building blocks of TOD
• Module 4 - Design & urban planning components of TOD
• Module 5 – Investing in TOD
• Module 6 - Sequencing for implementation of TOD corridors;
• Module 7 - Housing strategies & local economic development tools for inclusive TOD
• Module 8 - Monitoring and evaluating TOD projects"