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Station Area Planning: The Fundamentals by W. Brian Keith

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What basic elements go into making a successful station area plan? Review the fundamentals of a station area plan that catalyzes the development and investments your community envisions. Hear from transit planners, city staff, and land use and urban design consultants. What are their tips and pet approaches? How can you engage your communities? What's the latest and greatest from the transportation, housing, public works and economic development worlds? Absorb a wide range of new ideas and details during this station area planning overview.

Moderator: Jan Lucke, Transporation Planning Manager, Washington County Regional Rail Authority, Stillwater, Minnesota
Nadine Fogarty, Principal, Vice President, Strategic Economics, Berkeley, California
W. Brian Keith, AIA, AICP, Associate Principal, JHP, Dallas, Texas
Tim Chan, Manager of Planning, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, Oakland, California

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Station Area Planning: The Fundamentals by W. Brian Keith

  1. 1. Station Area Planning | Catalyst Scale TOD Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  2. 2. Station Area Planning | Catalyst TOD | MU Market •  Basic Urban Planning Strategies of TOD Station Planning (Texas/Mid-America/Medium Density) •  Basic Typologies of TOD /M-U (medium density centers) •  Associated Economics (hard costs) •  Snap Shots Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  3. 3. •  Framework plan / Regulatory plan / Guidelines •  Knowing the Site’s role relative to Place •  Walkability – the diagram vs. reality •  Location as Amenity – as Value •  Public realm •  Open space / Parks / Linkage Station Planning Basics Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  4. 4. •  Ground floor uses: •  Livable for Residents •  Retail strategy •  Live/Work, Flex – Retail •  “Plan” to add Value •  Leverage existing assets •  Frontages, corners, adjacencies •  Locational options and premiums Considerations / Options Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  5. 5. •  Basic Real Estate Strategy: Add Value with Uses and Location (TOD or Place) •  Basic Planning Formula: Knit the Station’s Development into the Public/Community Realm •  Enhancements: Public/Private financial incentives (TOD sometimes has cache’ with cities – especially with MU ) •  Entitlements: Generally achievable, especially within a Public/Private Partnerships Station Area Planning - Development Perspective Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  6. 6. Public/Private Partnership Motivations for TOD / MU / Infill Projects •  Revitalization thru Place Making •  Economic Development & Increased Tax Revenues •  Improving Mobility •  Championing Smart(er) Growth to the Public •  Solving for Growth, Density, Mobility Station Area - TOD / MU Initiatives Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  7. 7. P/P/P Alliances – Pivotal for Redevelopment •  Land Use Regulations – Development policy incentives (creating Mixed-Use classifications) •  Urban Design/Planning – Comprehensive Plans •  Financial Incentives / Fee Waivers •  But DON’T burden the deal with onerous zoning ! Railvolution - Dallas | 2015 Station Area - TOD / MU Initiatives
  8. 8. Value Creation •  Supportive Public Policy •  Compatible entitlement process, zoning, and building codes •  Reduced parking requirements •  Economic incentives •  Reduced Pain (Congestion, Pollution and/or High Fuel Costs) •  Transit as the Alternative Station Area Planning - Benefits of TOD Value Capture Attributed to Transit Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  9. 9. •  3 or 4 or 5 Story Type V – wood-framed construction •  3 over 1 podium (non-combustible) •  4 over 1 podium (non-combustible) •  Mid-Rise | Type III or I •  High-Rise | Type I Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market Construction Types / Massing / Density Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  10. 10. Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market Moderate Density Texas Donut •  3 and 4 Story/Wrapped Garages – double loaded corridors •  50-90 units/acre •  Option: Commercial at ground level •  Elevated podium deck •  Flex retail •  Efficient site utilization; efficient garage Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  11. 11. Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market Terminology •  NRSF Net Rentable SF based on the Multifamily (major use) •  Construction Cost Hard cost only; on-site, but “all-in” – includes parking (surface or structured) and podium (if applicable) Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  12. 12. 3 Story Surface Parked Railvolution - Dallas | 2015 Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market 3 Story Surface Parked •  3 Story Type V Wood Construction •  “stick” construction from grade •  surface parking •  approx. $90 – 100 / NRSF •  30-35 units/ac
  13. 13. •  4 Story Type V – Wood Construction •  “stick” construction from grade •  structured parking - precast or cast-in-place •  approx. $110 - 125 / NRSF •  parking Garages - approx. $9-10,000 per space •  may have soft or flex Retail •  Urban Infill Station or new Station TOD Center (suburban/urban) •  60-100 units/ac Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market 4 Story Garage Parked   Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  14. 14. FLEX SPACE RETAIL / READY OPTION LIVE WORK Ground-level Convertible Residential base use Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market Construction Types / Massing / Density Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  15. 15. Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market 4 story Garage Parked Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  16. 16. •  4 Story Type V – Wood Construction •  “stick” construction over podium deck •  structured parking - precast or cast-in-place •  approx. $140+ / NRSF •  parking garage approx. $10,000 per space •  Urban Infill •  Commercial at-grade uses •  60-100 units/ac Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market 4 or 5 Story with Podium Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  17. 17. Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market 4 or 5 Story with Podium Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  18. 18. Why these Building Typologies? •  Market-driven renter preferences •  Rent Basis: general market and sub-market •  Cost Basis: land cost + soft costs + hard costs + operational costs (within a competitive context) Basic Economics of TOD / MU Market Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  19. 19. Local | Regional TOD Perspective Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  20. 20. Source : North Central Texas Council of Governments (nctcog.org) HOUSEHOLD Growth Projections [NCTCOG] Dallas & Collin County •  Approx. 16,000 / year •  At 250 units / development = 65 / year ! Tarrant County •  Approx. 11,000 / year •  At 250 units / development = 45 / year ! (based on 2000 – 2030 forecast) Perspective and Trends Sidebar Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  21. 21. TOD Station Area Planning / MU Practices Sustainability •  USGBC LEED program – LEED ND (Neighborhood Development) •  USGBC LEED program – LEED NC (New Construction) •  National Green Bldg Standard •  Greenbuilt North Texas program (low-rise option) Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  22. 22. •  MU as Penicillin for Towns & Cities •  Transit is an automatic market magnet •  Retail is just a matter of “they will come” •  Live : Work is a no-brainer •  The car is not king •  Noise: the rail is the worst offender •  Lenders race to TOD and MU opportunities TOD Station Planning / MU Myths Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  23. 23. JHP - snap shots Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  24. 24. •  Master planning & neighborhood redevelopment strategy •  Compatible with forwardDallas! comprehensive plan effort •  TOD relevance case study : district scale (redevelopment) vickery meadow improvement district - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  25. 25. Greenville Ave.   Aerial View Looking North   Northwest Hwy   REI  Half-Price Books   Park Lane DART Station   Northpark   Park Lane   “Five-Points” Intersection   case study : district scale (redevelopment) vickery meadow improvement district - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  26. 26. case study : district scale (redevelopment) vickery meadow improvement district - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015 Greenville Ave.   Aerial View Looking South   Walnut Hill   JHP   Preston Hollow Village   Central Expwy/75   Presbyterian Hospital   Walnut Hill Dart Station  
  27. 27. case study : district study VMID - dallas, texas Porosity - Connections - Links Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  28. 28. case study : district study VMID - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  29. 29. case study : district study VMID - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  30. 30. case-study : station-area planning swmd tif district - dallas, texas •  Master plan study for the Southwestern Medical District (SWMD) TIF district •  139 acres •  Adjacent to the DART Green line (SWMD Transit Station) Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  31. 31. case-study : station-area planning swmd tif district - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  32. 32. •  Phase one 280 Units •  5.7 Acres /49.1 u/ac •  40,000 SF of Retail •  Adjacent to light rail station case-study : station-area planning swmd tif district - dallas, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  33. 33. case study : district plan crestview station – austin, texas •  73-acre site •  Multi-phase •  CapMetro Rail stop Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  34. 34. case study : district plan crestview station– austin, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  35. 35. Phase One •  Catalyst site includes Capitol Metro Crestview Station Transit Plaza •  316 Units on 10.4 Acres, 30 u/ acre, net •  62,500 SF commercial •  Structured parking case study : district plan crestview station– austin, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  36. 36. case study : district plan crestview station– austin, texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  37. 37. case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  38. 38. •  City of Carrollton station area planning ( three light rail stations) •  Downtown/Main Street station case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  39. 39. •  Phase 1 at Downtown/Main Street Station case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  40. 40. •  Catalyst site - first redevelopment opportunity •  179 units (including Live/Work) •  6.08 acres, 46 u/ac (at buildout) •  10,500 sf Retail •  Structured parking case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  41. 41. case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  42. 42. case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  43. 43. case study : first-tier suburb downtown station – carrollton , texas Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  44. 44. case study : institutional Station Area TOD universe project | University of Utah Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  45. 45. Railvolution - Dallas | 2015 case study : institutional Station Area TOD universe project | University of Utah
  46. 46. case study : institutional Station Area TOD universe project | University of Utah Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  47. 47. •  TOD on a 7.9 acre parking lot adjacent to stadium •  282 Units •  7.9 acres, 35.7 u/ac •  85,000 sf Retail & Entertainment •  45,000 sf Office •  Structured parking case study : institutional Station Area TOD universe project | University of Utah Railvolution - Dallas | 2015
  48. 48. Railvolution - Dallas | 2015

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