Task force named for redevelopment of White Plains transportation center


WHITE PLAINS – White Plains Mayor Thomas Roach announced the members of the city’s Multimodal Transportation Center Redevelopment Project Stakeholder Task Force.
The goal is to complete the redevelopment process strategy within one year. It will include reassessing the White Plains Metro-North station so that it functions more efficiently and integrates the myriad of transit services; reestablishing the area immediately around the station with more pedestrian-scale streets, transit-supportive land uses, and engaging public spaces; strengthening linkages and connections between the multimodal transcenter and the downtown core; and strategic planning to identify early opportunities that will have an immediate impact on specific conditions and which is comprehensive, including identifying potential funding streets.
The task force membership includes Roach, and representatives of Metro-North, the state Department of Transportation, local communities and financial institutions.

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