Upcoming TOD projects


MacArthur Transit Village MacArthur Transit Village--Hines Interests

  • A collaborative effort involving BART, the City of Oakland’s Redevelopment Agency, MacArthur Transit Community Partners and other stakeholders.  When complete MacArthur Transit Village will include 877 high-density residential units, over 35,000 square feet of retail, a new 478 space BART parking garage and other improvements to the station on what was largely former BART surface parking for the station.  
  • So far, 90 affordable residential units (constructed by BRIDGE housing), the parking garage, and other BART station improvements have been completed.  Hines Interests has 385 (mostly market rate) units and 22,000 square feet of retail under construction that are expected to be completed in the first half of 2018.  
  • Construction by Boston Properties on the remaining 403 units and 13,000 square feet of retail is anticipated to commence in mid-2018.  

San Leandro Senior ApartmentsSan Leandro--Modular

  • BRIDGE housing is currently under construction on the second phase of development at the San Leandro BART station: 85 units of affordable rental housing for seniors.  
  • The San Leandro Senior Apartments share the same block with Marea Alta multifamily affordable housing, and are built over 243 BART parking spaces.

Walnut Creek 

  • The BART board authorized an execution of an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Walnut Creek Transit Lifestyle Associates (WCTLA) in 2000 and an option agreement was executed in 2002.  
  • The Walnut Creek Transit Village will consist of approximately 596 multi-family housing units (approximately $7 million will be paid in affordable housing in-lieu fees to the City at the time of building permit issuance), 27,000 square feet of retail space, a new privately-owned replacement parking garage for BART patrons, a new BART zone command police facility, and a new intermodal bus facility.  
  • The project is scheduled to begin construction on the parking garage in late 2017, after the completion of which the other two phases containing the retail/residential elements can begin.

Fruitvale Transit Village Phase II 

  • In the mid-1990s, Fruitvale Transit Village was planned as a multi-block development on BART property. In 2010, BART sold its surface parking lot between 35th and 37th Avenues to the Oakland Redevelopment Agency.  
  • The City of Oakland is now working with the Unity Council, East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), and BRIDGE Housing to complete the second phase. This phase will include two developments envisioned as 275 mixed-income housing units and an urgent care facility for La Clinica de la Raza.  EBALDC will begin construction on Phase IIA - 92 units of affordable housing and 2 units of market rate housing - in late 2017.   

Pleasant Hill (partial) 

  • Phase II of the Pleasant Hill Transit Village includes the construction of an additional 200 units of market-rate rental housing and 2,300 square feet retail in November 2017.  
  • The third phase is entitled as a 12-story, 290,000 square foot office or hotel development.

Workday World Headquarters at West Dublin/Pleasanton Station

  • Workday secured entitlements from the City of Pleasanton in 2014 for up to 430,000 square feet of office space and 2,500 square feet for a shared police facility for BART police and the City of Pleasanton Police in front of and within the existing BART parking garage.  

Coliseum Transit Village Coliseum--UrbanCore

  • The Oakland Economic Development Corporation (OEDC) and the developer UrbanCore are negotiating the project details and ground lease currently for the Coliseum Transit Village.
  • The project aims to build 110 rental units on the 1.32-acre parcel, with 50% (55 units) of those units designated as affordable at the 50%-60% area median income (AMI) level and 50% workforce at the 80%-120% AMI level.  Total cost: $36 million.   



Richmond Transit Village Phase II 

  • Construction is nearing completion on the City of Richmond’s Nevin Avenue Improvements Project that includes a new elevator and redesigned approach to the station from the east.  
  • The completion of the City’s project is expected in October, which will pave the way for the next phase of the Transit Village with the development of the former BART parking lot and adjacent City property on the east side of the station.  99 residential units are currently entitled for Phase II on the east side of the station but the ultimate number of residential units and the commencement of construction for Phase II is still uncertain.

West Dublin 

  • Ground leases for a future upscale lifestyle hotel development and separate future retail development were executed by the Board in 2006.  BART’s development partner, Barings, is currently soliciting hotel/conference/retail for the site.


  • The BART board authorized an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with Republic Urban Properties (RUP) to develop a TOD project on the surface parking area of the Millbrae Intermodal Station in February 2012.
  • For updates on the project status, please visit the Millbrae TOD page.

Balboa Park 

  • BART has partnered with the San Francisco’s Mayor’s Office on Housing to construct a 100 unit affordable housing development aimed at very low, low, and moderate income families.
  • This project, which is being developed jointly by Related California and Mission Housing Development Corporation, is presently in the schematic design stages, and not likely to break ground until late 2018- 2019.


West Oakland 

  • The West Oakland BART Station has been identified as part of the City of Oakland’s West Oakland Specific Plan ‘7th Street Opportunity Area’ for development.
  • On December 4, 2014 the BART Board authorized entering into exclusive negotiations with China Harbour Engineering Company, Ltd. (CHEC) for development at the West Oakland BART Station. CHEC has presented BART with conceptual design information, established a Community Advisory Committee and is now developing an Access Study.

Lake Merritt

  • BART is beginning a solicitation process for transit-oriented development (TOD) at the Lake Merritt BART station. The solicitation is scheduled to be released in early 2018. Prior to solicitation, BART will be brainstorming and refining a list of goals and objectives with stakeholders.  
  • For updates on the project status, please visit the Lake Merritt TOD page.