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Transit Oriented Development

Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is a fast-growing community development trend that includes a mixed-use of housing, office, retail space and/or amenities integrated into a walkable neighborhood and located within a half-mile of public transportation. TODs provide better access to jobs and housing for people of all ages and incomes. TODs help to enhance connectivity for area residents and businesses, leading to safer accessibility to jobs, businesses, residential and commercial districts, and schools.

Goals

  • Reduce the number of household drivers.
  • Lower congestion, air pollution and greenhouse emissions.
  • Create walkable communities that accommodate healthier lifestyles.
  • Increase transit ridership and fare revenue.
  • Expand mobility choices that reduce dependence on the automobile.
  • Reduce transportation costs.

To be built next to the Dolphin Station Park and Ride. This TOD - Upland Park - will be 3 million sq. ft. of development to include office, retail, hotel, school, life sciences facility and more than 1700 mid-rise and garden apartments including 122 senior housing units.

Link at Douglas is located next to the Douglas Rd. Metrorail station. The project will help offset expenses, focus density around the station and promote increased patronage of the Metrorail system.

Motion at Dadeland sits directly adjacent to the Dadeland North Metrorail station and the Dadeland Station retail center.

VOX Miami is located next to the South Miami Metrorail station. Once completed, this development will significantly enhance accessibility to and visibility of the Metrorail station.

Projects & Resources

Upcoming Projects

Completed Projects

7th Avenue Transit Village

Located on NW 7 Avenue at NW 62 Street in the City of Miami. 7th Avenue Transit Village is a mixed-use development project located in the heart of Liberty City, one of Miami-Dade’s oldest and most celebrated communities, featuring residential units, a transit hub, parking garage, community black-box theatre, ground floor commercial, sun deck, swimming pool, fitness center, business center. Silver LEED certified.
  • Phase I is 9 stories with 76 affordable housing units. Completed 2016.
  • Phase II is 9-stories with 100 units of affordable housing. Completed 2017.
  • Multi-level parking garage with 158 spaces, 25 of which are dedicated to Metrobus patrons.
Transit hub being served by four Transit bus routes - NW 7th Avenue MAX (277), Liberty City Connection (46), 62, and 77.

Allapattah Metrorail Station

Located at NW 36 Street at NW 12 Avenue in the City of Miami.
  • Allapattah Garden Apartments is a garden style 8 buildings, 3-story, 128 units of affordable housing. 135,100 sq. ft. Completed 2004.

Brownsville Metrorail Station

Located at NW 52 Street and NW 27 Avenue in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
  • Brownsville Transit Village is a five-phase, 5.2-acre, joint-development project.
  • Phases I-IV feature 401 affordable housing units in four 14-story rental buildings, a 660-space parking garage for tenant use with an additional 100 spaces dedicated for Metrorail riders and 6,400 sq. ft. of retail space. Completed in 2014.
  •  Phase V will contain 120 residential units (44 required). Ground to be broken 2022 with completion 2023.

Dadeland North Metrorail Station

The 12.54 acre site is located on SW 84 Street at US 1 in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
  • Phase I Dadeland Station is an 859,337 sq.ft. big box vertical retail mall with 9600 sq.ft. ground floor retail, features Target, Best Buy, Dick’s, PetSmart, Bed Bath & Beyond and Michael’s. Completed in 1996.
  • Phase II Towers of Dadeland I is a 14-story market rate residential tower with 6400 sq. ft. ground floor retail. Completed in 2005.
  • Phase III Motion at Dadeland features 294 market-rate rental apartments in a 25-story building with structured parking, along with 8,000 sq. ft. of ground floor retail. Completed in 2019.
  • Phase B Dadeland Vista is an off-site 4-story 48-unit market rate apartment building. Completed in 2000.

Dadeland South Metrorail Station

The 4.6-acre site is located at the NW corner of Dadeland Boulevard at US 1 in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
  • Phase I & III - Datran Center 1 & 2 are 16-story and 20-story Class A office buildings of 1,007,156 sq. ft. with 44,920 sq. ft. of retail, 3,500 structured parking spaces with 1,000 dedicated to transit patrons. Completed 1984.
  • Phase II - Miami Dadeland Marriott Hotel and Conference Center with 300 rooms. Completed 1984.
  • Phase 4A - Dadeland Centre is an 18-story 127,353 sq. ft. Class A office building with structured parking. Completed 2005.
  • Phase 4B – Dadeland Centre II is a 15-story 112,000 sq. ft. Class A office building with ground floor retail and structured parking. Completed 2008.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Metrorail Station

Located at NW 62 Street and NW 27 Avenue in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Office Building is a 5-story, 172,000 sq. ft. office building with 13,500 sq. ft. ground floor retail. Completed 2004.

Government Center Metrorail Station

Located at NW First Street at NW First Avenue in the City of Miami.
  • The Stephen P. Clark Government Center is a 27-story building housing the seat of and offices of Miami-Dade County government. Completed in 1984.

Historic Overtown/Lyric Theatre Metrorail Station

Located at NW First Court between NW 6th and NW 8th Streets in the City of Miami.
  • Overtown Transit Village North is a 17-story, 309,900 sq.ft. office building with a 950-space parking garage and 4,000 sq.ft. ground floor retail. Completed 2006.
  • Overtown Transit Village South is a 21-story, 300,000 sq.ft. office building with a 334-space parking garage and 7,152 ground floor lobby. Completed 2010.

Northside Metrorail Station

Located at NW 32 Avenue and NW 79 Street in unincorporated Miami-Dade County.
  • Northside Transit Village is four 8-story affordable housing residential buildings with 438 units, 20,000 sq. ft. ground floor retail and 250 dedicated transit patron parking spaces in a multi-level parking garage. Silver LEED.
  • To date, 319 housing units have been constructed between 2015-2022.
  • An additional 118 are under construction with completion by 2023

Santa Clara Metrorail Station

Located at NW corner NW 20 Street and NW 12 Avenue in the City of Miami.
  • Santa Clara Apartments I is a 9-story, 219,376 sq.ft. 208-unit affordable housing project with surface parking. Completed 2004.
  • Santa Clara Apartments II is a 17-story, 361,325 sq.ft. 204-unit affordable housing project with 258-space structured parking plus 61 dedicated transit patron spaces. Completed 2006

South Miami Metrorail Station

Vox Miami is located at SW 59 Place and SW 70 Street in the City of South Miami.
  • Phase I is 3-stories above an existing five-story parking garage featuring 102 student housing units. Competed in 2021.
  • Phase 2 will be a 13-story residential student housing tower on an adjacent vacant parcel. Ground to be broken fourth quarter 2022.

TransitWay at SW 200th Street Caribbean Village

  • Caribbean Village is a mixed-use, transit-oriented development located on the South Dade TransitWay at SW 200th Street.
  •  Phase I of the project features 123 affordable housing units. Completed 2019.
  • Phase II features 47 housing units and 12,500 sq.ft. retail/commercial space. Completion 4Q2022.
  • The facility contains a new Park and Ride lot with 100 spaces of surface parking for TransitWay patrons.
  • Caribbean Village comprises a significant investment in Art in Public Places with one-of-a-kind wallpaper, murals, paintings, tile work and entry-way lighting.