Recommended Practice

Transit Agency Partnerships to Improve Urban Design and Enhance Service Effectiveness


This Recommended Practice provides an overview of the importance of developing partnerships with other public and private sector entities to maximize the transportation planning process.

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Document Number Version Publication Date Publication Related Information
APTA SUDS-UD-RP-006-12 Original 09/28/2012 Published Current


partnerships, design, private sector, public entities, developer, state DOT, government, transit-oriented development


This document outlines a variety of approaches for transit agencies to develop partnerships with other public entities and the private sector. These partners can include but are not limited to local governments, regional agencies, state agencies, private developers, and special interest groups. The document provides a menu of approaches, an agency checklist, brief case studies, and lessons learned for a wide range of potential teaming arrangements.

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