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Newport Train Station Feasibility Study

WILMAPCO has completed the Train Station Feasibility Study for the Town of Newport (PDF – 3.5 MB).   The study includes a recommended strategy, a concept plan, a final report and an implementation plan for a new train station in Newport.  The final report includes:

  • Identification of issues, opportunities, and constraints
  • Development of a feasibility analysis including ridership projections, potential costs and supporting development
  • A master plan for the station area
  • An implementation plan

The Station area master plan will include:

  • Pedestrian access, including pedestrian and bicycle connections to the town center.  Bike and automobile parking
  • Station plaza with landscaping and public art
  • High level platforms for ADA conformity
  • Necessary track improvements
  • Connections to existing transit routes
  • Analysis of transit supportive developments in the town center and surrounding area

Presentations

  • May 16, 2013 Newport Town Meeting PowerPoint (PDF – 860 KB)
  • June 14, 2012 Public Workshop PowerPoint (PDF – 2.2 MB)
  • March 2012 Public Workshop PowerPoint (PDF – 1.4 MB); Public Response forms (PDF – 86 KB); Draft Parking Options (PDF – 4 MB)
  • November 2011 Public Workshop PowerPoint (PDF – 1.6 MB)

Please contact Dave Gula, Principal Planner, at dgula@wilmapco.org or 302-737-6205 x122, if you have any questions about this project.