C+S February 2022 Vol. 8 Issue 2 (web)

Impact(s): The FAMU Way Corridor project is an exceptional example of holistic design through collaboration with a diversity of stakeholders. From the initial planning effort through construction and now into operation, FAMU Way has established a high standard for other multimodal projects to follow. The success of this project has placed the engineering profession in high regard throughout the community and has garnered high praise for the innovative design approach to numerous challenges. Highlights: • Holistic design through collaboration with a diversity of stakeholders • Major community investment to enhance transportation • Seamless connection between Florida State University and Florida A&M University • Unique venture including multiple entities and stakeholders • Multiple alignments considered through extensive planning • Connectivity and neighborhood impacts analyzed • Flexible cross sections deployed • Critical power transmission and rail infrastructure avoided • Multiple roundabouts designed to improve corridor safety and aesthetics • Multiple stormwater management facilities included to minimize flooding impacts and improve water quality • Multimodal accommodations incorporated • On-street parking optimized • Adjacent neighborhood connectivity enhanced • Successful community engagement • Project phasing plan implemented


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