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Many considerations factor into the assessment of new sites including:

Connectivity and Ridership Drivers

  • How many trips will start and end at this station?
  • Does the station connect to other transit lines and have the potential to improve service?
  • Does the station connect to key destinations?

Travel Time Savings

  • What are the time savings associated with the new station?

Market Potential

  • How well situated is the station in relationship to future market demand?

Development Potential

  • Can the station support future development and intensification?

Policy Alignment

  • Does the Station Area conform to Regional land use policy?

Construction Affordability

  • What is the cost to construct the station?

Ease of Construction

  • Can the required facilities be constructed in this location?

14th Av

This station has been evaluated as follows:

  • High: Policy alignment
  • Low: Connectivity and ridership, travel time savings, market potential, development potential, construction affordability, ease of construction.           

What are your thoughts on this analysis? Have we missed anything?

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innsertnamehere_1757's avatar

Mar 3, 2016 - 19:21

This station would likely be far too expensive to build given the underpass structure that is in place today, especially given that it is going to serve an industrial park only.

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Doray's avatar
Mar 11, 2016 - 22:41

there's a park and bunch of industrial lands here, don't think it's a good idea to add station here.

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