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.