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  • 1. Mystic Valley Parkway Green Line Community Visioning Process Public Meeting #3 May 17, 2011 1
  • 2. Process Map Tonight’s Meeting Issue Community Community Community DraftIdentification Concerns Opportunities Vision Recommendations Continuous Public Involvement Continuous Stakeholder Outreach 2
  • 3. Mystic Valley Parkway Green Line - Community Visioning ProcessTransit Oriented Development May 17, 2011 Jennifer Raitt, MAPC 3
  • 4. OverviewPresentation Will Cover: • What is transit oriented development (TOD)? • What land use, zoning and design characteristics make TOD successful? • What are the economic benefits of TOD? • How has housing been successfully integrated into TOD? 4
  • 5. What is transit oriented development?What is transit oriented development? “A type of community development that includes a mixture of housing, office, retail and/or other amenities integrated into a walkable neighborhood and is located within a half-mile of quality public transportation.” Source: Reconnecting AmericaPotential benefits of transit oriented development include: • Reduced vehicle travel, lower congestion, better air quality • Increased access to quality transit and mobility choices • Improved access to jobs • Creation of walkable communities benefiting public health 5
  • 6. Why transit oriented development?Transit oriented development patterns:Conventional suburban development patterns: http://www.metroplanning.org http://www.valleymetro.org http://www.theslatinreport.com http://www.tkharris.com http://www.lightrailnow.org http://nuonline.arc.miami.edu 6
  • 7. Scales of transit oriented development Transit oriented development can be done at a variety of scales: Transit NeighborhoodCity Center Urban Neighborhood 7
  • 8. Land Use, Zoning and DesignTOD and Land Use: • Good mix of uses to create vibrant area • Mixing uses creates walkable environments • Need to have residential to support other usesTOD and Zoning: • Need strong zoning ordinance to regulate development • Zoning can help control height, setbacks, density, etc. • Couple design review with zoningTOD and Design: • Good design creates inviting spaces • Good design enhances existing community character • Good design fosters multi-modal access 8
  • 9. City Center– Station Landing, Medford T
  • 10. City Center – Station Landing, Medford Residential Uses Commercial Uses Pedestrian Amenities Placement of Parking10
  • 11. Urban Neighborhood – Carruth, Boston T
  • 12. Urban Neighborhood– Carruth, BostonPedestrian Amenities Existing Residential Existing Commercial 12
  • 13. Transit Neighborhood– Newton Centre, Newton 50-500 Feet T
  • 14. Transit Neighborhood– Newton Centre, Newton Multi-Modal Connectivity 14
  • 15. Economic DevelopmentTOD and Economic Benefit: • New tax revenue derived from new development • Access to rail increases investment interest • Access to existing and new employment opportunities • Use new transit investment to enhance existing opportunitiesTOD and Community Benefit: • Creates multi-modal assess for all people • Revitalized urban environment, enhance property values • Link new development with improved public spaces and public resourcesTOD and Funding: • MassWorks TOD Infrastructure and Housing Program • Chapter 40R: Smart Growth Incentive Zoning Program • Community Programs • TOD Bond Program • Commercial Area Transit Node Housing Program 15
  • 16. City Center – Cordovan, Haverhill .2 MilesT
  • 17. City Center – Cordovan, Haverhill Cordovan - Haverhill • Adaptive re-use of old factory building • Within walking distance to commuter rail station and Downtown Haverhill • MassHousing made $10.6 million in loans Project contains: • 146 total housing units, 61 affordable units • Project received funding through MassHousing’s Priority Development Fund for “transit-oriented” projects • Project also received permanent and deferred paymentwww.masshousing.org loans from MassHousing 17
  • 18. Transit Neighborhood – Station Crossing, Melrose T T
  • 19. Transit Neighborhood– Station Crossing, Melrose Station Crossing – Melrose • Redevelopment of abandoned bowling alley • Within walking distance to two commuter rail stations and Downtown Melrose • MassHousing made $9.7 million construction loan Project contains: • 48 total housing units, for-sale condominiums • Five units reserved for affordable housing • Project brings housing near commercial hub which generateshttps://www.masshousing.com added purchasing power and supports local business 19
  • 20. HousingHousing Development: • Adaptive re-use or retrofitting existing buildings • Redevelopment of existing buildings • Infill development • Develop on previously undeveloped landTypes of Housing: • Market-rate housing • Mixed-income housing • Affordable housingPrograms encouraging housing development: • 40R/Smart Growth Zoning Incentive Program • Community Development Block Grants • HOME 20
  • 21. City Center – The Hayes, Haverhill 1/10 MileT
  • 22. City Center – The Hayes, HaverhillThe Hayes – Downtown Haverhill • Adaptive re-use of a vacant box factory for the shoe industry • Part of 53 acre Smart Growth Overlay District in Downtown HaverhillProject contains: • 57 total housing units, rental apartments • Mix of 1 bedroom and 2 bedroom units • 52 of 57 units reserved for affordable housing • 3,200 square feet of ground floor retail space 22
  • 23. Urban Neighborhood – Amory Street, Boston T 1/4 Mile
  • 24. Urban Neighborhood– Amory Street, BostonAmory Street Residences – Boston • Redevelopment of a vacant parcel in urban neighborhood • Close proximity to Jackson Square Orange Line station and nearby commercial/recreational usesProject contains: • Two, four and six story components to the building • 64 total housing units • Mix of townhomes and apartments • All 64 units reserved for affordable housing 24
  • 25. Transit Neighborhood – Box District, ChelseaT 1/3 to 1/2 Mile
  • 26. Transit Neighborhood – Box District, Chelsea Box Works Atlas Lofts • Four-story condo redevelopment • 26 total units, 14 affordable • Affordable at or below 60% AMI • Three-story condo re-use project • 53 total units, 6 affordable • Affordable at or below 50-60% AMI • Three-story rental redevelopment • 41total units, 41 affordable • Affordable at or below 60% AMIJanus Highlands 26
  • 27. Mystic Valley Parkway Green Line Community Visioning Process Visual Preference Poll May 17, 2011 27
  • 28. OverviewPurpose of the Visual Preference Poll: • Help determine community preference for: • Built Environment • Parking Facilities • Public Spaces • Pedestrian Environment • Information gathered through this poll will be used to help MAPC create future scenario options to present at Meeting #4. 28
  • 29. OverviewWhat is in a photo? • Building styles, height, massing and materials • Pedestrian/shopper amenities • Lighting • Signage and parking • Other featuresWhat is not in a photo? • Context of the photo, where is the building located? • Where the parking is located • Connectivity among uses • Physical, Landscape, Design • Proximity to other buildings or uses 29
  • 30. OverviewInstructions for Visual Preference Poll: • Photos are grouped by category • Respond based on your gut reaction to the photo and how appropriate you think it is for the station area • Polling: • Use keypad polling devices to submit your response (Using Numbers 0-9) • Each slide has 10 second timer for responses 30
  • 31. A Visual Preference PollSection 1: Built Environment 31
  • 32. Section 1: Built Environment Housing Types 32
  • 33. Residential Development33 Inappropriate 0 Woodland 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 34. Residential Development34 Inappropriate 0 Townhouse 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 35. Residential Development35 Inappropriate 0 Single Family 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 36. Residential Development36 Inappropriate 0 Brick Apt 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9http://www.rseden.org 10 0 of 200
  • 37. Residential Development37 Inappropriate 0 Triple Decker 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 http://centersandsquares.com 0 of 200
  • 38. Residential Development38 Inappropriate 0 MU Dev. 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 39. Section 1: Built EnvironmentCommercial/Office Development 39
  • 40. Commercial/Office Development40 Inappropriate 0 Newton 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 41. Commercial/Office Development41 Inappropriate 0 Strip Center Brick 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.blueboarconstruction.com 10 0 of 200
  • 42. Commercial/Office Development42 Inappropriate 0 Station Landing 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 43. Commercial/Office Development43 Inappropriate 0 Single Use Comm 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9http://cornerstone-constr.com 10 0 of 200
  • 44. Commercial/Office Development44 Inappropriate 0 Newton Centre 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 45. Commercial/Office Development45 Inappropriate 0 Dairy Queen 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9http://www.bottineau.com 10 0 of 200
  • 46. Commercial/Office Development46 Inappropriate 0 Brick Office 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.lvvi.com 10 0 of 200
  • 47. Commercial/Office Development47 Inappropriate 0 Glass Office 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.investorstrustinc.com 10 0 of 200
  • 48. Commercial/Office Development48 Inappropriate 0 Trad. Office Brick 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.maengr.com 10 0 of 200
  • 49. Section 1: Built Environment Mixed-Use Development 49
  • 50. Mixed-Use Development50 Inappropriate 0 Mixed Use 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 51. Mixed-Use Development51 Inappropriate 0 Brick MU 2 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 52. Mixed-Use Development52 Inappropriate 0 Colonial Store 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 53. Mixed-Use Development53 Inappropriate 0 Colonial Store 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 54. Mixed-Use Development54 Inappropriate 0 Newton Centre MU 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 55. Mixed-Use Development55 Inappropriate 0 Last MU Bldg 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9http://www.mazzetti.com/images/uploads/MP_website3.jpg 10 0 of 200
  • 56. Section 2: Parking 56
  • 57. Parking57 Inappropriate 0 Parking 1 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very http://www.morrisonshipley.com Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 58. Parking58 Inappropriate 0 Bad Parking 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very http://planetsave.com Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 59. Parking59 Inappropriate 0 Close up parking 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9http://www.brightoncity.org 10 0 of 200
  • 60. Parking60 Inappropriate 0 Sidewalk 0 1 2 0 1 2 connection parking 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 http://www.flickr.com/photos/nnecapa/2846250427/ 0 of 200
  • 61. Parking61 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Parking deck 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.connect2mason.com 10 0 of 200
  • 62. Parking62 Inappropriate 0 0 0 200 Boston Deck 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 63. Parking63 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Brick deck 2 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.andrewengineers.com 10 0 of 200
  • 64. Section 3: Public Spaces 64
  • 65. Public Spaces65 Inappropriate 0 0 Mystic path 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 66. Public Spaces66 Inappropriate 0 0 Playground 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://bayport.govoffice.com 10 0 of 200
  • 67. Public Spaces67 Inappropriate 0 0 Mystic River 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 68. Public Spaces68 Inappropriate 0 0 Pocket Park 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200 http://www.pps.org
  • 69. Public Spaces69 Inappropriate 0 0 Minii Plaza 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://transformationalcemeterydesign.wordpress.com 10 0 of 200
  • 70. Public Spaces70 Inappropriate 0 Outdoor mini plaza 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://streetswiki.wikispaces.com 10 0 of 200
  • 71. Public Spaces71 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Fountain 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Veryhttp://www.dublin.oh.us Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 72. Section 4: Pedestrian Environment 72
  • 73. Pedestrian Environment73 Inappropriate 0 Sidewalk blue awning 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 74. Pedestrian Environment74 Inappropriate 0 0 0 tunnel 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 75. Pedestrian Environment75 Inappropriate 0 0 Station Landing 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 76. Pedestrian Environment76 Inappropriate 0 0 Newton sidewalk 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 77. Pedestrian Environment77 Inappropriate 0 Street café red awning 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://blogs.villagevoice.com 10 0 of 200
  • 78. Pedestrian Environment78 Inappropriate 0 Street café minnesota 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://minnesota.publicradio.org 10 0 of 200
  • 79. Pedestrian Environment79 Inappropriate 0 Street café brick side 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://www.greatstreets.org 10 0 of 200
  • 80. Pedestrian Environment80 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Jittery Joes 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://flagpole.com 10 0 of 200
  • 81. Pedestrian Environment81 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Bad crosswalk 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 82. Pedestrian Environment82 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Brick crossing 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 http://green514.com 10 0 of 200
  • 83. Pedestrian Environment83 Inappropriate 0 0 Continental cross 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 84. Pedestrian Environment84 Inappropriate 0 0 0 Reg. crossing 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 85. Pedestrian Environment85 Inappropriate 0 0 Red brick cross 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 86. Pedestrian Environment86 Inappropriate 0 0 Red brick cross 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Somewhat 6 6 Appropriate 4 7 7 8 8 9 9 Very Appropriate 9 10 0 of 200
  • 87. Thank you for participating! 87
  • 88. Questions? 88
  • 89. Thank you for your participation! Next Meeting: June 23rd, Stay Tuned!If you have further questions or comments please contact us at: glx@mapc.orgAdditional information on previous and future meetings can be found at: www.mass.gov/greenlineextension www.mapc.org 89