Ballard Transit Study

Ballard Transit Study

Seattle, Washington


Urban Planning


  • Urban Design
  • Community engagement
DECA provided urban design and planning services as part of a multidisciplinary consultant team engaged to perform work related to the Ballard Multimodal Plan & High Capacity Transit (HCT) Station Area assessment. DECA’s scope of work included urban design, analysis, stakeholder & focus group engagement, HCT Station Area Evaluation and development of building prototypes and streetscape improvements within the study area. The study sought to analyze the potential impact of extending light rail into Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood, a vibrant industrial hub located north of the city center. The study focused on using light rail as a tool for increasing employment in the district via ETOD (Employment Transit Oriented Development)

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