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The Development Division maintains responsibility for planning, coordination, development, and management of new public transit projects.  The Division:

  • Serves as liaison with local, State and Federal agencies.
  • Conducts research, studies, and long range transportation planning.
  • Administers planning, engineering, design, procurement and development activities involved in capital projects.
  • Conducts public involvement and community relations activities.
  • Represent transit interests in policy development.
Key Ongoing Activities

Transportation Planning and Coordination

  • Provide public transportation input into the region's transportation planning process.
  • Serve as liaison to MUMPO/TCC and surrounding MPO's.
  • Coordinate with CDOT, NCDOT, and SCDOT transportation planning activities.
  • Prepare Federal and State required updates and reports on public transportation planning activities.
  • Coordinate with County and Town representatives on transportation planning activities.
  • Prepare updates of the public transportation elements of the 2025 Transit/Land Use Plan.
  • Conduct public transportation systems planning activities.
Land Use Planning and Coordination

  • Provide public transportation input into the area's land use planning process.
  • Review development and rezoning proposals for conformance with plans and transit-oriented development principles and concepts.
  • Coordinate with CMPC, Town and County representatives on land use policy and planning activities.
  • Project Development and Management
  • Develop plans for implementation of passenger facilities contained in long-range plans.
  • Administer rapid transit project conceptual engineering, and final design and procurement activities.
  • Manage bus passenger facility engineering and design and oversee construction activities.
  • Develop and manage bus route facilities program in cooperation with the Operations Division.
  • Administer a Public Art in Transit Program.
  • Coordinate with E/PM, CMPC, CDOT, CMPD and Neighborhood Development on project development and implementation activities.
  • Coordinate with NCDOT, SCDOT, County and Town representatives on project development and implementation activities.
Public Involvement

  • Conduct public involvement and community relations activities in support of transportation/land-use planning and project implementation efforts.