Transit Oriented Development

Creating communities

The goal of transit oriented development (TOD) is to focus development in areas with transit to create compact, walkable, and healthier communities that offer value and a greater quality of life for residents. TOD planning and design is not a checklist of criteria; it’s a way of thinking. We offer a unique approach that is market savvy and development-focused.

Urban professionals address the needs of our communities and help unlock the benefits of development. We’re city-builders.

Nancy MacDonald Vice President, Urban Places
Creating healthier communities
Top 25

Engineering News-Record ranked us number 14 in their Top 25 Mass Transit & Rail category.
Since 2015, our team has planned more than 30 million square feet of new walkable, mixed-use, and authentic urban districts.
We've worked with more than 200 agencies in the last 30 years.
Our Transit team has over 400 specialists.


Design Visualization Through design visualization, we help clients and stakeholders picture the building they’ll work in, the bridge they’ll drive over, and the neighborhood their kids will play in.
Land Use Planning We provide responsible planning by creating careful and thoughtful options for right now as well as for the future that take into account site conditions, public input, client needs, and project requirements.
Landscape Architecture Whether it's an urban park, a restored wetland, an athletic complex, or a waterfront destination--through analysis, planning, and design, we create inspired landscapes that reflect context and user needs.
Urban Planning & Design Our plans help harness the forces reshaping North American communities. We create places that are authentic, green, walkable, connected and diverse.  
Transportation Planning As a community grows in size and population, so do its mobility needs. We help you address those needs and find a comprehensive solution that can safely get you to your destination.
Land Development Engineering We transform land by taking into account physical site conditions, public expectations, fiscal requirements, and environmental constraints.
Public Participation We develop and execute communication and consultation plans that allow people affected by change to understand, influence, and accept it.

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