Last week the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Board of Directors approved moving forward with developer negotiations for new buildings at the Lake Merritt Station in Oakland. Their approach offers plenty of interesting ideas for transit agencies that work with developers.
Connecticut is offering developers a 50 year, $6 million interest free loan to support the development of an apartment and retail complex in downtown New Britain across the street from a CTfastrak bus rapid transit station.
This book discusses the commute trip and its impact on communities, and strategies that can be used to increase transit’s share of the commute trip. A great deal of practical and academic activity in the past several decades has been devoted to understanding how land use can support robust transit ridership and realize transit’s potential … Continued