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Federal Center TOD

DESCRIPTION The Denver Federal Center TOD is a phased Transit Oriented Development of 51 acres surrounding the Federal Center Light Rail Station, multi modal regional bus facility, and is adjacent to a major hospital and Federal Government employment center. The program calls for a 3 phase […]

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 […]

Aiea-Pearl City Neighborhood TOD

description Aiea-Pearl City Neighborhood TOD Plan is the third in a series of community-driven planning efforts in Honolulu for future station areas along the new elevated fixed guideway mass transit system. This TOD Plan consists of three station areas; Leeward Community College, Pearl Highlands and Pearlridge […]

East Kapolei Neighborhood TOD Plan

description The East Kapolei Neighborhood TOD Plan presents a unique opportunity to create a sustainable, responsible and integrated community for Oahu. Located along the proposed transit line that will connect downtown Honolulu with the East Kapolei region, Ho’opili, UHWO and East Kapolei Stations are each envisioned […]

Waipahu Neighborhood TOD

DESCRIPTION Waipahu Neighborhood TOD is two community plans for the siting and future urban redevelopment adjacent to the planned elevated fixed guideway transit system for the island of Oahu. This culturally diverse neighborhood is an historical plantation center. Waipahu is located just north of Pearl Harbor […]

Bainbridge Ferry/ Gateway District Plan

description The Ferry/Gateway District Plan for the City of Bainbridge Island, Washington focuses on a 10 acre site adjacent to a high capacity car ferry terminal, 40 minutes from downtown Seattle. VMWP is coordinating with the community, property owners and Washington State Ferries to create a […]

MacArthur BART Masterplan

DESCRIPTION The MacArthur Transit village site is approximately seven acres and is presently used as a surface parking lot containing approximately 600 parking spaces. The goal of the development is to create a transit-oriented, housing-focused, mixed-use development, which functions both as a focal point and an […]

Palo Alto Context-Based Design Code

DESCRIPTION For Palo Alto’s Zoning Ordinance Update, VMWP developed context-based design codes for the California Avenue Pedestrian and Transit-Oriented Overlay Zone and the Palo Alto Mixed-Use Overlay Zone. The Context-Based Design Code incorporates innovative zoning techniques and a “form-based”, design-oriented approach through the development of building […]

Ho’opili Master Plan

description Ho’opili presents an implementable vision for a 1,600 acre transitoriented community in the quickly urbanizing Ewa district of western Oahu. The plan focuses future growth around a series of transit stations while providing a wide variety of community amenities such as a mix of uses, […]

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