With the creation of the Destination Medical Center (DMC) vision for Downtown Rochester, the City of Rochester is poised to enhance their standing as a world-class destination for medical services and research. In response to the DMC plan, development activity is increasing, with expansion of existing Mayo Clinic facilities along with multiple private development projects. To facilitate public infrastructure improvements to support this new development, SRF served as the Program Management Consultant (PMC) and led a set of Integrated Transportation Studies to assist the City in clarifying transportation needs and moving these vital projects forward. Watch the DMC Transit Alternative Visualization…
The focus of the Integrated Transportation Studies was to transform DMC streets into vibrant, comfortable, and safe pedestrian-oriented places that seamlessly integrate transit, walking, and bicycling, and motor vehicles in a manner that supports new development and achieves a dynamic downtown environment for both visitors and residents alike. Specifically:
In addition, SRF developed an implementation plan addressing potential phasing and funding sources for infrastructure projects, including assistance in securing FTA grant for Transit Oriented Development and a Low-No Grant for the purchase of two electric buses and a charging station.
Currently, SRF is working with the City of Rochester to continue implementation of the following:
Visit the DMC website for more information.