Access to public transportation

Access to public transportation

Locations where public transportation is a viable alternative to private automobiles for access to work, school, recreation, and commerce. It gives the affordable housing developer room to argue for a reduced parking requirement, thereby making more of their land purchase available for housing units and reducing the land cost per unit.
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Disabled females are being treated differently at home then being isolated in society due to cultural taboos and lastly they do not get access to public transportation due to disabilities,' he said.
The communitys features include retail centres such as Al Furjan Pavilion and Al Furjan West Pavilion, landscaped gardens, and easy access to public transportation.
Located in the Docklands Central Business District (CBD), the fully leased 800 Collins Street offers direct access to public transportation and proximity to eateries and retail amenities.
The people in the outer boroughs, who don't have access to public transportation the way people do in Manhattan, can't possibly afford this," Sohrawardy said.
Our efforts in Downtown Jamaica reflect BRP's core mission to develop high-quality, mixed income, affordable housing in high potential neighborhoods with access to public transportation and retail," said Meredith Marshall, BRP Companies' co-founder and managing partner.
Musa also called for better access to public transportation and the launch of a media campaign to raise awareness about this issue.
Our business community and residents have told us that they would like more access to public transportation in Marlborough," said MEDC Director of Operations, Meredith Harris.
Venues with easy access to public transportation or closest to where most participants live will reduce the use of private vehicles.
An official at the Chamber of Information Technology and Telecommunications said that the success of the technological complexes' project relies on several factors, most importantly access to public transportation so that employees can easily get to and from work.
Lack of viable transportation options can also affect housing choices, since people with visual impairments choose neighborhoods they perceive as being easier to navigate and having better access to public transportation (Crudden & McBroom, 1999; Golledge & Marston, 1997).
During Hurricane Sandy, Cousminer reported the credit union remained open despite her not having power or hot water in her Manhattan home, and despite the credit union's 23 staff members not having access to public transportation to get to work.
Twenty|20 is located at the eastern end of the NorthPoint development site, adjacent to the Gilmore Bridge and the four-acre NorthPoint Common park, with convenient access to public transportation and walking and biking access along the Charles River.

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