This project will conduct a corridor study along Broadway Avenue with the goal of creating a transit friendly environment that includes improved transit infrastructure, safety and beautification elements. The project was awarded $100,000.
Pace Suburban Bus
This project will fund technical assistance to Pace to enable the agency to conduct community transit planning tasks in prospective communities. This work will improve local transit options and traffic flow while taking into account economic development opportunities and land use that support improved access to transit. The project was awarded $150,000.
RTA staff will assist the Village in reviewing pedestrian access to the 211th Street Metra station and develop a pedestrian access improvement plan. The project will review pedestrian and bicycle connections between commercial corners, existing residential neighborhoods and the connection between parking and the platform/station entrances. No funds were awarded for this project as RTA staff will develop the plan.
This project will assist the Village with implementing its “Legacy Plan,” downtown TOD plan, and Legacy Zoning Code by conducting a developer and financial panel for the Village. The RTA will work with the Village to bring a panel of development and financial professionals to the Village to discuss which incentives, programs and projects, should be created to spur implementation of the Plan through private investment. The project was awarded $3,000.