As part of a holistic approach to developing a more robust multi-modal transit, VIA is exploring joint/transit oriented development options that will reinforce the opportunity for agency revenue at transit facilities, augment the tax base in the inner city, and provide a range of housing options near transit.
Joint Development Opportunities
Program Description & Goals
The VIA Joint Development Program is designed to secure the most appropriate private and/or public sector development that is physically or operationally related to VIA’s transit facilities. VIA’s joint development program seeks to:
Procurement staff attends networking functions and meets with vendors to maintain awareness of new and emerging products and services. VIA’s Procurement department issues more than 20,000 purchase orders and awards more than 80 formal contracts per year. Procurement staff work with nearly every department and division within VIA.
In order to determine whether a project supports the purpose and goals of the VIA Joint Development program, the evaluation of each project will include an examination of: