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  • TRANSIT

    Transit is a Two-Way Street

    Good, affordable, reliable, transit is something that every city needs, and providing mobility to those who are transit-dependent is a necessity.  Like our highways and streetscapes, transit facilities (lines, shops, stations, etc.) need to fit into the surrounding fabric of our communities and the network of infrastructure.  It should not be second tier and should not take a back seat to any of the other modes of mobility.

    In Vogue

    Many of our cities and communities have had public transit in dedicated modes, streetcar or trolley, at one point in time or another.  This fell out of vogue at the introduction of the automobile whereas cars, trucks and buses soon took over the streets, and away went the rail.  In many areas rail is now returning, and the paradigm shift from driving automobiles to riding a convenient commuter rail service requires comprehensive thought, community outreach and coordination.

    Moving People

    When rail is not the answer, we must rethink how we move people, whether by City or regional bus, vans, commuter bus, connecting services, or ride-shares.  How we engage ridership, and how we make transit desirable will help achieve a successful system.  Our approach to transit is all encompassing, from arrival (how does one get there?) to the experience of waiting, to the experience of the corridor and how well it connects to other modes of mobility for seamless, accessible movement.

    Central Light Rail
    Baltimore and Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland
    •  Landscape Guidelines and Plans for Design of Initial 20-Mile Line
    •  Glen Burnie Light Rail Extension Study & DEIS
    •  Hunt Valley & BWI Alignment Extensions – Phase 2
    •  Double Tracking -Sections 1-8
    •  Hunt Valley Station Light Rail Expansion

    Connectivity Study
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Corridor Cities Transitway (CCT)
    Montgomery County, Maryland

    Falls Road Light Rail Station Parking Lot Expansion
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Frederick County Transit Center Phase1 TransIT Improvements
    Frederick, Maryland

    LaPlata Park & Ride
    LaPlata, MD

    Lewes Transit Center
    Lewes, Delaware

    MARC Edgewood
    Edgewood, Maryland

    MARC Extension to Frederick
    Frederick, Maryland

    MARC Halethorpe
    Halethorpe, Maryland

    MARC Kensington Parking Expansion Study
    Washington D.C.

    MARC Laurel
    Laurel, Maryland

    MARC Odenton Parking Expansion
    Odenton, Maryland

    MARC Northeast Maintenance Facility
    Perryville,  Maryland

    MARC Point of Rocks Parking Expansion
    Frederick County, Maryland

    MDTA Police Memorial Garden
    Baltimore, Maryland

    MTA Transit Police Relocation Study
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Nursery Road Light Rail Station ADA Access Study
    Linthicum Heights, MD

    Purple Line
    Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland

    Red Line Green Tracks Evaluation Pilot Project
    Baltimore, Maryland

    Red Line Light Rail Transit System
    Baltimore, Maryland

    MARC Savage Station Preliminary Design/CE Document
    Anne Arundel County, Maryland

    WMATA Suitland Station and Alignment
    Prince George’s County, Maryland

    WMATA Branch Avenue Service Yard
    Prince George’s County, Maryland