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South San Francisco Transit Village

DESCRIPTION The South San Francisco Transit Village Plan encompasses 50 acres of existing neighborhoods and new development parcels within about 1/2 mile of the new South San Francisco BART Station. The plan was developed during a 6-month process in collaboration with a Technical Advisory Committee, Planning […]

Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan

DESCRIPTION The City of San Leandro is embarking on the creation of a Bay Fair TOD Specific Plan to create a vision, policies, standards, and implementation strategies for the future of the Bay Fair area. The project area spans both the City of San Leandro and […]

Schlage Lock Master Plan

DESCRIPTION The Visitacion Valley/Schlage Lock Master Plan redevelops the 20- acre brownfield site into a vibrant mixed-use and transit-oriented neighborhood. The project is at the southern edge of San Francisco and the northern end of the future Baylands development. The new neighborhood extends the city grid […]

El Camino Real Precise Plan

DESCRIPTION VMWP has provided urban design expertise to the Precise Plan process for 3.9 miles of El Camino Real in Mountain View. The analysis and design guidelines build the framework necessary to reposition ECR from a typical low-density suburban arterial into a ‘Grand, multi-modal, mixed-use Boulevard […]

Grand Boulevard Feasibility Study

DESCRIPTION The Grand Boulevard Initiative is the coordinated planning effort of multiple Cities, Counties and agencies to develop a Vision for approximately 50 miles of the El Camino Real corridor into a series of vibrant mixed use hubs. VMWP worked closely with Strategic Economics, the prime […]

Pleasanton BART Transit Village

description The Pleasanton TOD Standards and Guidelines, put together with TransACT for the City of Pleasanton and BART, creates overlay zones for three parcels in the Hacienda Business Park PUD and the BART parcel to allow for the incremental development of a TOD village around the […]

Upper Kirby Livable Centers Study

description The Upper Kirby District is located in the heart of Houston. Between the Galleria area and downtown, Upper Kirby District is immediately adjacent to Greenway Plaza, River Oaks, West University, and Montrose. The Livable Centers Study for the Upper Kirby study area builds upon and […]

Northside Livable Centers Study

DESCRIPTION The Northside neighborhood, north of Houston’s downtown and connected through Main Street and the future San Jacinto Street, is easily accessible from I-45 and I-10, but cut off from downtown vacant industrial land. The study seeks to build off of previous planning efforts including the […]

SSF Downtown Strategy Plan

description VMWP is creating a framework or strategy plan for the City of South San Francisco that maps existing and potential opportunity sites, streetscape development projects, and public realm improvements throughout the Downtown district. This framework plan will create a blueprint for the City to follow […]

Westminster Mall

DESCRIPTION The Westminster mall sits at the crossroads of US 36, Sheridan Street and 88th Avenue, adjacent to a planned Regional Transportation District multimodal commuter rail stop. The plan for this new urban neighborhood is organized by a traditional pedestrian-oriented street grid surrounding a central Town […]

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