The City of West Palm Beach has made a commitment to create a community that is economically vibrant and competitive, environmentally sustainable, and socially just and accessible. The City is uniquely positioned to grow by leveraging expanding transportation options and connections including the Seaboard Train Station, trolley and Palm Tran service, a new All Aboard Florida station, SkyBike, and ZipCar among others. Residents, workers, and visitors will continue to be attracted to opportunities to live.
Alta is working with City of West Palm Beach to provide a collaborative and innovative approach to transportation planning, design, and implementation to meet the City’s 21st-century mobility needs. Our approach will help the City of West Palm Beach plan, prioritize, and ultimately implement a high-quality transportation network of on-street bikeways, walkways, trails, transit service, and vehicular routes. It will help the City establish supporting policy and funding strategies, including a new mobility fee, to see that the vision for a safe, healthy, and economically competitive city can be achieved.
Alta has conducted three studies as part of this effort. The overall strategic vision is set by the Downtown Mobility Plan, with more technical planning and design done as part of the Downtown Parking and Transportation Demand Management Study and the Okeechobee Boulevard Corridor Study. Combined, these three studies establish a shared community vision for how people will travel in Downtown West Palm Beach. It will be achieved through a series of short, medium, and long-term actions that will guide the City towards achieving the type of City it wants to be.