WPB Transit Village TOD

City of West Palm, Palm Beach County, Florida

Date:

January 22, 2005

ROLE & PROGRAM:

Creation of a transit-oriented development in downtown West Palm Beach. A majority of the land is owned by public organizations–Palm Beach County, the State of Florida, and the Federal General Services Administration. The plan calls for the following:

  • New federal courthouse
  • 100-room hotel
  • Palm-Tran bus transfer station
  • Florida Department of Health expansion
  • New north/south street
  • “Anchor” retail
  • Mixed-use housing
  • Expansion of the American Red Cross
  • New elementary school
  • Workforce housing

    TEAM

    • Treasure Coast Regional Planning Council:
      • Marcela Camblor, Urban Design Studio Coordinator
      • Kim DeLaney, Growth Management Coordinator
      • Steven Fett, Urban Designer
      • Wynsum Hatton, Graphics Technician
      • Dana Little, Urban Designer
    • Urban Designers
      • A+S Architects: Derrick Windell Smith
      • ArX Solutions, Inc.: Patricio Navarro; Lucio Sanjuan; Alejo Trejos
      • Seth Harry and Associates: Seth Harry
      • Anna Maria Aponte; Jess Linn; Barry Mahaffey; Shailendra Singh; Sita Singh
    • TRANSPORTATION/TRAFFIC
      • Glatting Jackson: Walter Kulash; Wade Walker; Kimley Horn; Tim Stillings
    • RETAIL ANALYSIS
      • Gibbs Plan`ning Group: Robert Gibbs
    • TOD SPECIALISTS
      • Citiventure: Marilee Utter
      • Parsons Brinkerhoff: G. B. Arrington
      • Reconnecting America: Shelly Poticha
    • HOUSING SPECIALISTS
      • Economic Research Associates: Tom Lavash
    • DEVELOPMENT ECONOMICS
      • Staubach Associates: Jay Koster, John Pertchik