The Future of TOD - Urban Land Institute North Texas

  • May 22, 2018
  • 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
  • City Club of Fort Worth

7:00 - 7:30 AM | Registration and Breakfast
7:30 - 9:00 AM | Program

$35 for Members
$50 for Non-MembersEnter the Transit-Oriented Development. TODs include a mix of commercial, residential, office, and entertainment centered around or located near a transit station.


Transit enhances the overall economic efficiency and equity of a city, and building Transit-Oriented Development helps to capture these economic benefits efficiently. But, with emerging technologies such as autonomous vehicles, are TODs still applicable to our city's future? If they are, What is the best way to harness and implement these development tools, and how do they work in North Texas?

Identifying TOD Best Practices is the best way to encourage smart, sustainable growth and development.  We invite members of the Tarrant Transit Alliance, the Urban Land Institute, and those interested in city planning and development join us on May 22nd for this unique opportunity to learn from the experts!

Breakfast Panel featuring:

Scott Smith
President & CEO of Phoenix AZ's Valley Metro
Scott Smith is the former mayor of Mesa AZ, a former developer, and current President and CEO of Phoenix's Valley Metro.  Mr. Smith will give a presentation about how Phoenix and Mesa successfully utilized TODs, lessons learned in this process.

David Leininger
Strategic Advisor of Sasaki & Associates & Founder of Leininger Analytics
David Leininger recently retired as the Executive Director of DART, is a member of the national ULI TOD Product Council and is the incoming chair of the local ULI TOD  Product Council.  The local product council has just finished a TOD database where they identified key areas where TODs are being done correctly, areas where they have failed, and areas that are ready for development.

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