Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), has prepared the Development Guidelines to encourage the coordination of real estate development and transit service. The recommendations in this manual are designed to help municipalities and the development community accommodate transit service in their development plans. The development guidelines present design elements that are necessary for safe and efficient transit service provision. These recommendations are designed to facilitate mobility and enhance transit accessibility and convenience. Also provided are land use planning considerations that effect population/employment densitiess, traffic patterns, congesetion, transit use and transit service capabilities. In addition, demand management strategies are offered and encouraged to reduce rush hour traffic congestion. These strategies include the promotion of shared-ride programs and public transit services as well as management policies that encourage variable work hours and establish parking controls. Alltogether, these recommendations can be effective in achieving reductions in traffic congestion and enhancing mobility.

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  • Publication Date: 1995-6


  • English

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  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00715144
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Transit Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TNW95-06
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Dec 28 1996 12:00AM