TOD Best Practices Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority. Click here for a downloadable PDF 1. A name giving to the nicest person you could ever hope to meet. Welcoming and thoughtful Ramona is the girl everyone one wants to meet, but few rea. MB of this report. Introduction. TOD in Practice. Bay Area Rapid Transit BART and Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority VTA San Francisco Bay Area, CADallas Area Rapid Transit DART Dallas, TXMassachusetts Bay Transportation Authority MBTA Boston, MAMetro Baltimore, MDMetro St. Karaoke Shqip. Louis, MOTri County Metropolitan Transportation District of Oregon Tri Met Portland, ORWashington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority WMATA Washington, DCLessons Learned. The Industry Rose Foster Pdf. Introduction. This report documents the first task in the process a survey of best practices for facilitating successful TOD, as employed by other agencies, to be used as a basis for developing guidelines for GCRTA. 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The TOD practices of the following seven transit agencies were investigated and are documented within this report Bay Area Rapid Transit BART and Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority VTA Dallas Area Rapid Transit Dallas, TX Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Boston, MA Metro Baltimore, MD Metro St. Louis, MO Tri Met Portland, OR and. Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Washington, DC. This report offers the following for each system where applicable Background for TOD initiatives Valuable case studies with comparisons of policies, for cities with multiple transit systems Key lessons learned and. Recommended guidelines for GCRTA and other systems to utilize when developing TOD policies. Descargar Microsoft Visio 2010 Full Crack. TOD in Practice. The five case studies presented below offer instructive examples of varying approaches to TOD that have each yielded different measures of success. Define Rider Program' title='Define Rider Program' />While not all of the cases involve explicit joint development projects, each illustrates the benefits of coordinating public, private, and community involvement in order to extract real benefits from TOD investment. Bay Area Rapid Transit BART and Santa Clara County Valley Transportation Authority VTA San Francisco Bay Area, CABackground. The San Francisco Bay Area, a region encompassing a population of nearly seven million, has actively embraced TOD over the past two decades. Sprawl, spiraling housing costs, chronic traffic congestion, and environmental concerns have all fueled the interest in using transit service to direct growth throughout the Bay Area. Private interests, not for profits, and public agencies have all invested time and money in pursuing TOD projects. The area includes nine county governments, several regional agencies, more than 4. Such intense interest in TOD by so many different groups has often resulted in an ad hoc and fragmented regional approach. While many planners and professionals in the region understand the importance of coordinating activities across jurisdictional boundaries, strong home rule dominates, and the parochial instincts of localities and special districts have often thwarted progress in this area. Development continues to unfold in a largely ad hoc fashion, making the oftenexpressed regional goals of Smart Growth and coordination of transportation and land use more conceptual than real. Each group has carved out its role in the TOD planning process and employed its own implementation tools and strategies. Goals and objectives of the many actors are not always aligned. The result is several successful yet detached projects that have minor overall impacts on regional transportation and development patterns. Still, Smart Growth principles resonate in many quarters of the region. Market conditions remain ripe for TOD in much of the Bay Area, and a growing number of real estate developers are positioning themselves to fill the continually expanding niche for railoriented living. In recent years, regional agencies that could plant the seeds for future Smart Growth and, more specifically, TOD have introduced several important initiatives. Initiatives from three such regional entitiesthe Association of Bay Area Governments, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and multiple Congestion Management Agencies CMAs provide small but important steps toward creating a future metropolis that is more transitsupportive in its design and composition. Regional Agencies. Association of Bay Area Governments. The Association of Bay Area Governments ABAG, the regions council of governments, guides land use, housing, economic development, and environmental planning. Local land use decisions and zoning however are left to individual municipalities, and ABAG does not have the power to change land uses or density requirements. ABAG has nonetheless sought to build a collective regional vision that places the Bay Area on a more sustainable, Smart Growth path. In 2. 00. 0, ABAG embarked on a visioning process with five other regional agencies the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, the Regional Water Quality Control Board, and the Bay Area Alliance for Sustainable Communities. Through a series of workshops with residents and stakeholders across the nine Bay Area counties, a series of Smart Growth policies were agreed on, including the promotion of TOD. Although these Smart Growth policies are not enforceable, they focus attention to TOD and encourage individuals and agencies to consider long term and spillover impacts of development decisions. Based on the Smart Growth policies, ABAG altered its methodology for its official projections of population, housing, and employment growth for the region. The projections are now based on assumptions that growth in the Bay Area will follow Smart Growth principles. Since its projections are used to determine funding and priority for infrastructure improvement projects, especially for transportation, the new methodology may result in greater local knowledge of, and funding for, TODs. Metropolitan Transportation Commission. In 1. 97. 0, the California State Legislature separated the responsibility of regional transportation planning from the Association of Bay Area Governments ABAG and created the Metropolitan Transportation Commission MTC. The MTC is the regions Metropolitan Planning Organization MPO, controlling the allocation of Federal and state funding for transportation projects throughout the nine county Bay Area. In 1. 99. 8, the agency created the Transportation for Livable Communities TLC program to provide funding for projects that strengthen the link between transportation, community goals and land use. The TLC program has evolved over the past five years to include three components capital grants, planning grants, and the Housing Incentive Program. TLC allocates 2. Federal transportation funds, and state Transportation Development Act monies to local and county projects that meet various Smart Growth criteria defined by the MTC. This program has materially enhanced TOD activities in the Bay Area by providing funds for strategic planning and construction of ancillary improvements around stations, including bicycle and pedestrian amenities and compact housing.