tod in the twin cities

TOD Advisory Committee

Getting It Done: TOD Workshop Series

Funding Sources for TOD

Major Partners and Initiatives


Minneapolis-St Paul Transitways 2020 Map (PDF)

Central Corridor

Southwest Corridor

Other Future Fixed-Guideway Transit

Hiawatha Line

Northstar Commuter Rail

Streetcars in the Twin Cities

Citizen's Guide to New Starts, Federal Funding for Transit Corridors


Basic TOD Resources

Connecting Jobs to People

Mixed Income/Equitable TOD

Shaping Regional Demand for Growth

Station Area Planning

Value Capture and Financing TOD

TOD Advisory Committee

Galtier Plaza Entrance
Galtier Plaza Entrance.
Photo by Andrew Tucker

The TOD Advisory Committee brings together a dynamic and exciting collection of public agency representatives, regional non-profit advocacy groups, the business community, foundation staff and others that represent a growing network of groups proactively engaged in supporting transit-oriented development in the Twin Cities.

The Committee meets every two months to discuss policies and new projects related to TOD in the region. Participants are focused on local and regional issues, while identifying state and federal policies that can support local work.

Current participants include:

For more information on the TOD Advisory Committee, email

Transit-Oriented Development, or TOD, is typically defined as more compact development within easy walking distance of transit stations (typically a half mile) that contains a mix of uses such as housing, jobs, shops, restaurants and entertainment. TOD is about creating walkable, sustainable communities for people of all ages and incomes and providing more transportation and housing choices. These neighborhoods provide for a lifestyle that's convenient, affordable and active, and create places where our children can play and our parents can grow old comfortably.