(1)   Purpose.
The /TOD, Transit-Oriented Development Overlay District, including the development, use, and parking standards of this section, is intended to encourage compact urban growth patterns, opportunities for increased transportation mode choice, reduced reliance on the automobile, and a safe and pleasant pedestrian environment. The regulations help ensure an attractive streetscape, a functional mix of complementary uses and provision of amenities that support the use of transit, bicycles, and pedestrian facilities.