Corridor Level Transit-Oriented Development E-Course

Language: English
Place: Global
Duration: 1 week
Partner: WRI
Principles: 2. Developing transit-oriented cities
Net Time Effort: 20-60 hours

Final Training Objectives

• 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

Target Group

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.

Training Modules

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"

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