Oakland Park Tri-Rail Station TOD

City of Oakland park, Broward County, Florida

Date:

July 2019

ROLE & PROGRAM:

The goal of this study is to review the characteristics of downtown Oakland Park as a potential candidate location for a commuter rail platform. To achieve this goal, the TCRPC has studied and reviewed current development projects within this area (most notably the Oakland Park Square project which includes a new City Hall), existing conditions within the study area, and conducted a series of stakeholder interviews with city elected officials, staff, residents, business owners, and other community leaders.

In addition, the City has envisioned the creation of a public market at the north end of Jaco Pastorius Park. Through this effort, TCRPC engaged WTL+A Real Estate and Economic Advisors, Inc., and RDS Retail and Development Strategies, LLC., to develop a Public Market Assessment to consider other comparable case studies and provide an assessment of the quantity and types of uses that might be supportable in a future public market. The full Public Market Assessment report can be found in Appendix B of this report.

    TEAM:

    • Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council
      • Thomas Lanahan, Executive Director
      • Dana Little, Urban Design Director
      • Jessica Cortor Seymour, RA, LEED AP, Regional Planner
      • Lauren Moss, Urban Designer
    • Real Estate & Economic Advisors
      • WTL +Associates: Tom Lavash
      • RDS Retail & Development Strategies: Tom Moriarity

    And in coordination with The City of Oakland Park, South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, South Florida Regional Planning Council, Florida Department of Transportation, and adjacent municipalities.

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