Transit-oriented development (TOD) is an attractive, walkable, and sustainable development pattern around high-capacity transit that maximizes Capital Metro's system ridership and offers Austin residents ample vibrant housing choices and convenient access to the City's jobs, services and diverse amenities.
Capital Metro is taking a system-wide approach to encourage TOD along the high-capacity MetroRapid and MetroRail transit corridors and enable transit communities for all of Austin's residents. These pages compose the new TOD Priority Tool, which provides a foundation to guide public and private investment around transit stations through:
This TOD Priority Tool is focused on areas within a ½ mile radius around high-capacity transit stations on the MetroRapid and MetroRail system. The tool provides information about stations along MetroRapid 801, MetroRapid 803 and MetroRail Red Line.
Learn about the benefits and opportunities of TOD
See station areas organized according to character and readiness
Find out what's needed to bring TOD to reality
Learn where the opportunities are