See new TODs up close and hear the development stories from those involved in these visionary projects. Learn the secrets of successful projects in a wide range of settings. Hear about joint development and new projects that are in the works.
There are 3 tours to pick from. Tours are free to conference attendees, but require registration to reserve your place. All tours take place at the same time Thursday May 5, 9:00am-3pm. Tours depart from the conference venue building main lobby.
Space is limited, so register early!
1) RED LINE HOLLYWOOD TOD TOUR
Tour some of the earlier TODs along the Red Line - the busiest metro line of the Los Angeles heavy rail subway system. The Red Line has 14 stations connecting Downtown Los Angeles with the districts of Hollywood and Mid-Wilshire to North Hollywood, and Universal City, home to Universal Studios.
Several key stations and the surrounding TOD development will be explored including the W Hotel complex, residential buildings, mixed-use retail, and the famous Dolby Theater complex - home of the Academy Awards.
2) DEL MAR PASADENA TOD TOUR
Ride the Gold Line to visit the award winning Del Mar Station in Pasadena, an exemplary mixed-use project located at the southern edge of downtown Pasadena, with retail, commercial, and 347 apartments, 15% of which are affordable.
The 3.4-acre, $77 million project opened in 2003 and is a blended density project with 100 units per acre, with 20,000 square feet of retail linked with a network of public plazas. The project comprises four separate building and the historic Santa Fe train depot, a central feature of the site, now housing a popular restaurant.
Tour attendees will also see the historic Hotel Green, built in 1893, and Old Pasadena, a wonderfully revitalized historic main street with a wide variety of shops, sidewalk cafes, unique restaurants, and bistros.
3) CULVER CITY / EXPO LINE TOD TOUR
Ride the Expo Metro Line to Culver City to see joint development sites that Metro is working on with several developers. Metro's Joint Development program collaborates with qualified developers to build transit-oriented developments on Metro-owned properties.
The Expo Line is a light-rail line that runs between downtown Los Angeles and Culver City, and soon to be extended to reach Santa Monica and the beach. Hear from developers including Lowe Enterprises and the joint development team from Metro about planned TOD projects along the Expo line and Culver City. See the vision for a TOD future taking shape around new metro stations.
The Transit Oriented Development Institute is a project of the US High Speed Rail Association. For more information, interviews, or consultation, contact us by phone (202) 248-5001 or email: email (@) tod.org Mailing Address: Transit Oriented Development Institute US High Speed Rail Association 840 First St. NE, 3rd Floor Washington, DC, 20002