Official US Government Icon

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure Site Icon

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Find the Latest Information on the Coronavirus/COVID-19 at FTA's Coronavirus landing page.

United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

TOD Training & Resources

This list of transit-oriented development (TOD) training and resources includes FTA-funded webinars, online tools, and training courses, and related efforts sponsored by other federal agencies, non-profits, and other stakeholder groups.

FTA-Sponsored TOD Resources

FTA-Sponsored Recorded Webinars

FTA-Sponsored Training Courses

The National Transit Institute ( offers a variety of training for transit professionals. The following courses are particularly relevant to transit-oriented development:

Related Efforts


Recent FTA Funded Resources

TOD Foundational Research

Other FTA Funded Resources

TOD Programs of State DOTs and Regions


FTA Funded Resources

DOT Funded Resources

  • Transportation Toolbox for Rural and Small Communities: The Transportation Toolbox for Rural Areas and Small Communities was designed to assist public and private stakeholders in planning, developing, and improving rural areas and small communities, especially through transportation and related projects.

EPA Resources

State DOTs and Regions


  • Center for Transit-Oriented Development: A nonprofit created by SAFETEA-LU, dedicated to providing best practices, research and tools to support market-based transit-oriented development.
  • The Center for Livable Communities: The Center for Livable Communities is a national initiative of the Local Government Commission (LGC) a nonprofit, nonpartisan, membership organization of elected officials, city and county staff, and other interested individuals throughout California and other states.
  • American Public Transportation Association (APTA): Click to learn more about APTA's commitment to this initiative.
  • National Complete Streets Coalition: The National Complete Streets Coalition seeks to fundamentally transform the look, feel, and function of the roads and streets in our community, by changing the way most roads are planned, designed, and constructed.
  • Smart Growth America: A coalition of national, state and local organizations working to improve the ways we plan and build the towns, cities and metro areas we call home
  • Reconnecting America: Reconnecting America is a national non-profit organization that is working to integrate transportation systems and the communities they serve, with the goal of generating lasting public and private returns, improving economic and environmental efficiency, and giving consumers more housing and mobility choices.

Other Publications that Support the Livable and Sustainable Communities Initiative

Last updated: Monday, December 14, 2015