It’s no secret that transit-oriented developments have huge benefits, such as easier travel between work and home, reduced GHG emissions, and healthier communities that make walking or cycling real options. It’s also no surprise that younger buyers want to be where transit is. They want to hop on a line and get anywhere.
We can’t ignore that transit plays a vital role in keeping the region moving and that there is an opportunity to do something different, to innovate and work with the construction industry, while addressing shared goals. This is also reflected in transit's 10 year plan, whcih states
- Convenient, reliable, safe and comfortable transit: goals to support local transit and bus priority to improve travel times, include increasing SeaBus and HandyDART Services and creating safer and more comfortable customer facilities
- Reliable and Fast Transit Network: Prioritize and study rapid transit projects, by creating new express corridors and improving interregional connections
- Multimodal Mobility and Strategic Priorities through creating safer roads and people-first streets; investing in active transportation (ie: more bike lanes), innovating in the areas of automation, connectivity, electrification and sharing; advancing reconciliation and resilience.
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