EPR and our staff have worked on transit facility planning studies throughout Virginia. A summary of our experience is as follows:
Roanoke Multimodal Center – EPR is part of a team of engineers and planners finalizing the plan and details for a new multimodal center in Roanoke. This new center will facilitate access to Amtrak and the City bus system.
Dulles Rail Extension, Draft Environmental Impact Statement Station Area Analysis – Bill Wuensch and Charles Smith of EPR (while with a previous firm) led the station area analysis efforts for the DEIS and Supplemental DEIS document. The effort included complete traffic impact analyses and bike/pedestrian accessibility analyses for the station areas in Tysons. For the Supplemental DEIS effort the traffic analyses for all stations areas were revisited based on input from thepublic and ongoing station area planning changes.
Petersburg Intermodal Center – Bill Wuensch of EPR managed the Environmental Assessment effort for the new bus and multimodal terminal in downtown Petersburg. EPR provided designs for site drainage and pedestrian signalization improvements at the adjacent signalized intersections. EPR also provided logistics and facilitations support for the public meetings.
Lynchburg Transit Center and Maintenance Facility Planning – EPR assisted with a project in Lynchburg for locating a new transit transfer center and also a new maintenance facility. The effort included traffic and multimodal accessibility analyses, consideration of ridership and route impacts, and an assessment of additional time and fuel costs relative to the new center locations. EPR then supported the EA process with traffic analyses and public process facilitation. Presently, EPR is finalizing the stormwater element of the design plans for the City’s new bus maintenance facility.
Va Tech/Blacksburg Transit campus multimodal center planning – EPR is supporting the planning effort for a new transfer center on the VA Tech campus for Blacksburg Transit. The effort includes complete assessment of traffic impacts, circulation, multimodal access, and traffic design. Also, EPR is providing support for the public and stakeholder input process.
Greater Richmond Transit Corporation (GRTC) Multimodal Site Selection – EPR is providing support for the public and stakeholder input process for the GRTC project to locate a new transfer facility in the City. The effort includes logistical support for using social media and conduct of public meetings.
Key Aspects of this job:
- Multimodal Planning
- Improving Transit Access