Washington County Land Use & Transportation could institute policies to address first-and-last-mile challenges. Would these policies make transit more accessible for you? Share Your Feedback.
Diversity, equity and inclusion
Viewing investments through a diversity, equity and inclusion lens would ensure all users benefit from improved access to transit.
Slow speed network
Policies could require that on- and off-street networks be designed for a future where electric bikes and similar devices are common place.
Washington County could work with ridehailing, bike-sharing and other services to provide first-and-last mile access to transit, particularly light rail stations.
Incentives - such as parking reductions and increased commercial/residential densities - could be offered to developers that integrate new mobility options into projects.
Regulation of the right-of-way
Managing/utilizing public right-of-way in a safe and equitable manner could improve transit access and safety. These policies could also include permitting and fee collection of bike-sharing, scooter-sharing and/or carsharing.
Policies that encourage alternatives to single-occupancy driving could be implemented for commuters. This could include transportation demand management programs.