Joint Development Resources

This section contains policy reports and public programs that utilize Joint Development.

Federal Transit Administration Joint Development Website

Federal Transit Administration, May 2018

This FTA website discusses joint development programs, projects and resources. An online request to have the FTA review joint development projects is provided.

WMATA Joint Development Policies

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, April 2018

This is an updated list of policies governing WMATA's joint development program. It makes reference to Joint Development Program Guidelines, which implement the policies and were last published on its website in 2013.

Stephens County Joint Development Authority

Stephens County Development Authority (SCDA), Georgia, 2018

The Stephens County Development Authority initiates and manages development projects in Northeast Georgia impacting Stephens, Franklin, and Hart Counties in the growing I-85 corridor.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Public-Private Joint Development Program

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 2018

WMATA defines joint development as a creative program through-which property interests owned and/or controlled by WMATA are marketed to private entities with the objective of developing transit-oriented, mixed-use projects. This site provides WMATA's Joint Development Policies and Guidelines and a list of completed development projects.

MBTA/MassDOT TOD Policies and Guidelines

MBTA/MassDOT, March 2017

Joint development is a form of transit-oriented development (TOD). This document is a statement by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) about how they hope to see TOD planned and implemented around MBTA rail and bus stations. TOD Policies describes the high-level policy goals that guide the MBTA and MassDOT in pursuing TOD. TOD Guidelines sets forth the specific procedures that the MBTA and MassDOT will follow in implementing TOD projects and the standards and outcomes they will seek to achieve.

Joint Development Program - LA Metro Home

Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority, 2017

Joint Development information from Metro is provided, including fact sheets, policy information, project information and maps, and other relevant information about the LA Metro joint development efforts.

Joint Development Projects - Miami Dade County

Miami-Dade County, March 2015

The Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners recognized the importance of joint development as early as 1978. This website summarizes several joint development projects.

Reconnecting America Joint Development Program

Reconnecting America, 2014

Joint Development programs encourage comprehensive planning and development around station sites and along transit corridors. This Joint Development resource center provides information about various city projects, and joint development related news and resources.

WMATA Joint Development Policies and Guidelines

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, July 2013

WMATA has been involved in the joint development of real estate since the early 1970s. This document sets forth the general practices of its joint development program. Some of the components include: roles and responsibilities, competitive selection proposal and qualification processes, and FTA requirements.

Joint Development as a Value Capture Strategy for Public Transit Finance

University of Minnesota, 2012

Synthesizing relevant experiences in the US and some Asian countries, this article reviews joint development as a value capture strategy for funding public transit.

Transit-Oriented and Joint Development: Case Studies and Legal Issues

Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Legal Research Digest, August 2011

This TCRP report examines a combination of large, medium, and small Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) and joint development projects between 1999 and 2010 and provides comprehensive case studies, with an emphasis on what made the project succeed and how legal issues relate to TODs in general.

FTA Policy on Transit Joint Development

Federal Transit Administration, 1997

Appendix B of the Federal Transit Administration's joint development policy contains guidelines for undertaking joint development projects as part of the policy announced in the Federal Register on March 14, 1997. Frequently asked questions and responses to those questions can also be found in this document.

Guidelines for Joint Development on State Highway Transportation Ways

Washington State Highway Commission, April 1972

The objective of this study was to present criteria and procedures for evaluation of Joint Development above, below or beside state highways. Applications of the procedures are illustrated over a wide range of joint development situations, both for establishing state or local joint development policy and for making decisions about joint development projects.

Joint Development and Multiple Use of Highway Rights of Way - A Concept Team Approach

John M. Courtney and Lois Dean, January 1970

This report is a republishing of a historical paper regarding joint development efforts before 1970, with some focus on the Interstate Highway program.