National TOD Database

The National TOD Database is a project of the Center for Transit-Oriented Development. Intended as a tool for planners, developers, government officials, and academics, the Database provides economic and demographic information for every existing and proposed fixed guideway transit station in the U.S.


Author: Center for Transit-Oriented Development

Category: Demographics, Infrastructure, Transportation

Geographic Scope:  National

GIS Integration: Yes

Tool Outputs: Maps, Station Downloads, Excel Data

Skill Level: Low

Data Level:  The transit zone (the 1/2 mile or 1/4 mile buffer around the individual station), the transit shed (the aggregate of transit zones), and lastly, the transit region (aligns with the Metropolitan Statistical Area boundary)

Data Permissions: Free resource available to the public for download or viewing online.

Last Updated: April 2018