2020 National Planning Conference

Fruitvale Station: Community Based TOD

Saturday, April 13, 2019, 2:30 p.m. - Saturday, April 13, 2019, 6 p.m. PDT

CM | 2.75

Cost: $

Activity Type: Offsite tour and event

Location: Depart from Moscone West - Mobile Workshop Departure Area

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  • Learn how to better work with community groups to achieve a better outcome.
  • Learn how to plan a TOD in a urban area.
  • Discover techniques for supporting environmental justice objectives, while also providing community resources and housing.


Learn from community leaders how Frutivale Village went from an idea to a nationally recognized example of environmental justice. The tour is led by Chris Chris Iglesias, who as head of the Unity Council led efforts to not just stop the construction of a parking garage but create a TOD in an underserved community. Hear the history of the village and see how it is still growing.Visit the public library, the construction site for Casa Arabella, phase 2.

Session Speakers

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Chris Iglesias
The Unity Council
Oakland, CA

Marc Lewis-Degrace, AICP
Washington, DC




Activity ID: NPC190019