Unified Development Ordinance, 5th supplement, March 2018

Part 10A: Unified Development Ordinance City of Raleigh, North Carolina 8 – 49 Effective Date: March 6, 2018 Supp. No. 5 the depth of this area exceeds 10 feet, or in cases where curb does not exist, special accommodations may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Where placement of the landing pad conflicts with an existing or proposed street tree, the installation of a landing pad shall take precedence. C. Transit Stop Pad A concrete pad measuring 15' x 20' behind the public sidewalk, upon which all transit infrastructure is permanently installed. D. Sidewalk Connectivity Sidewalks should be constructed to connect the transit stop to the nearest existing sidewalk or public street intersection. E. Trash Receptacle Trash receptacles shall be provided at the transit stop in all cases. F. Seating Seating shall be provided in all cases where a transit stop is required. G. Transit Shelter A transit shelter shall be provided at the required transit stop. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Transportation Director may approve an equivalent alternate design. Sec. 8.11.4. Determining the Location of the Required Transit Stop A. The Transportation Director shall make a final determination of stop location suitability in accordance with this section and in consideration of the following: 1. A suitable transit stop shall allow for safe connectivity with the pedestrian network including access to sidewalks, the presence of crosswalks within 1,320 feet from the stop, and suitable visibility. 2. A suitable transit stop shall be designed to accommodate efficient bus operations including bus stop spacing, curb clearance, placement in relation to the roadway, abutting property owner/tenant parking restrictions and regulations at and near the stop, vehicle turning radii, roadway lane width and surfaces, intersection design topography and other physical constraints as specified in Sec. 8.11.1.B.2 . B. When required, a transit stop and required infrastructure shall be provided and installed on the development site by the developer in all cases except for the following: 1. When the site is located in a DX use district, or 2. The site is zoned with an Urban Limited, Urban General or Shopfront frontage. In these instances, the transit stop and infrastructure shall still be required, but may be installed within the public right-of-way. If a suitable location cannot be identified by theTransportation Director in accordance with the Raleigh Street Design Manual either on the development site or in the adjacent right-of-way, a fee in lieu of construction of the subject transit amenities shall be required in accordance with Sec. 8.11.5 . Sec. 8.11.5. Fees In Lieu of Construction A. Where theTransportation Director determines that construction of a transit stop and infrastructure would not be feasible, a fee in lieu of construction may be permitted in accordance with Sec. 8.1.10 . B. If the development site is within 1,320 feet of an existing and accessible bus stop on the same side of the street, the Transportation Director shall determine if the developer shall pay a fee in lieu towards the upgrading of the existing stop, or if the existing stop shall be relocated onto or adjacent to the development site. This determination shall be made based on which site has the best balance of the following criteria: 1. Pedestrian and vehicular safety. 2. Operational safety and efficiency. 3. Proximity to the transit trip generators. Article 8.11. Transit Infrastructure | CHAPTER 8. ​SUBDIVISION & SITE PLAN STANDARDS Sec. 8.11.4. Determining the Location of the Required Transit Stop