This document is a companion to Metro's Transportation Service Guidelines, which describes the conditions for establishing and evaluating new and existing transportation services, and the Metro Transportation Facility Design Guidelines, which provides information on the standards used by Metro in the design of transit and ridesharing facilities. It provides information for local planning staffs on the effects of land use decisions on public transportation service and provides guidelines for the private sector on how to design new projects to be compatible with public transportation. A short summary of each section and its objectives can be found on pages vii-xi.
Coordination between land use and public transportation should occur at the following levels in the land use planning process: 1) comprehensive plan policies, 2) zoning ordinances, and 3) the environmental review and building/site plan review process. Since funds for public transportation services are…
Reconnecting America's Jeff Wood attended the New Partners for Smarth Growth conference in Seattle, Feb. 4-6, 2010. Below are the Tweets from Reconnecting America (@reconnecting) and others who attended.
User Date Time Tweet
@jhiskes You must have missed @mrlerner's Walk Score talk at #npsg10 Also check out NRDC on Location Efficiency
Troika of federal agencies lay out coordinated smart growth effort. Billions of dollars for locals. http://ow.ly/14QcJ #smartgrowth #npsg10
RT @walkable: Sac similar RT @reconnecting Steve Sugg: University Place Wasington road diet reductions-54% crash, 55% injury, 7% speed, 4% volume #npsg10
RT @reconnecting: Dan Kildee: Spending $3.5m clearing blighted areas unlocked $112m in value Mich State Study #npsg10
RT @Cal_Plan: RT @cv4nash: Ben Yazici: corridor instead of intersection LOS allows non motorized…