How Should We Plan for Public Transit to Sports Stadia (and Other Major Regional Attractors)?
In the wake of this year’s Super Bowl, the ITE Journal has just published our article reviewing the transportation planning for the site of last year’s Super Bowl; the San Francisco 49ers new stadium. After playing for over 60 years in one of the most transit-oriented cities in the US, in 2014 the 49ers moved to a $1 billion-dollar facility 40 miles south in the highly congested and auto-oriented Silicon Valley. See article at: HowShouldPublicTransitBe EvaluatedFeb2017
The transportation planning for the new stadium was done primarily via an Environmental Impact Report (EIR) that used automobile level of service (LOS) as its only transportation performance metric...Read More