Transit-Oriented Development (TOD)

Transit-Oriented Development Policy

Plano will proactively encourage and incentivize development within walking distance of existing and future rail stations or bus transit centers to create an integrated mix of uses including residential, employment, retail, and civic spaces.
 
Transit-Oriented Development Action Statements


 Status
Develop Criteria for Review of Transit-Oriented Developments and update as necessary.
 inprogress
Prioritize and prepare station area plans to guide development patterns within 1/2 mile of
identified transit stations.

 pending
Rezone property within 1/2 mile of transit stations to encourage urban design and increase
development opportunities.

 pending
Establish parking maximums in transit-served areas and identified Compact Complete Centers.
 inprogress
Develop plans for the K Avenue/DART light rail and the 14th Street/Cotton Belt commuter rail
corridors to address redevelopment of retail and multifamily sites and encourage new 
development around transit stations.

 pending
Pursue land banking techniques around existing and future transit stations to ready the
environment for redevelopment.

 inprogress
Prepare developer “Request for Qualifications (RFQ)/Request for Proposals (RFP)” for
disposition of city property and include language describing vision, incentives available, and
regulatory requirements.

 inprogress

Supporting Materials and Resources
Downtown Plano Vision and Strategy Update
Downtown Plano Resources
Downtown Plano Station Fact Sheet
Dart TOD Guidelines
Parker Road Station Fact Sheet