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75 Automobile-oriented urban form cooperation, a clear definition of roles, and statements of Automobile-oriented station access resource commitments from each stakeholder. Partner- Corridor serves large central business district ships can also elect to form a joint agency that combines staff and resources from all participating stakeholders. These Transit-Optimized/ project-specific organizations (such as those created for the Freeway-Constrained T-REX project) can be very effective at improving cross- Multimodal Corridors organizational communications and providing a clear struc- ture for decision making. A transit-optimized/freeway-constrained multimodal cor- A project planning and design process that seeks to cre- ridor is designed to give transit a performance advantage in ate segmented, specialized corridor travel markets for the corridor by constraining the capacity and performance of each mode of travel. These segmented markets can be de- the freeway. This travel market segmentation is achieved veloped using the planning and design tools discussed in through the following means: this report such as the following Segmented corridor urban form patterns within the Capacity-constrained freeway corridor that help provide a travel market friendly to Hybrid corridor configuration each mode of travel. Successful new paradigm corridor projects consist of several Complementary multimodal coordination between critical components: high-capacity modes/facilities such as transit and free- ways. A long-term vision for the corridor that includes both a Targeted transit station access facilities and services that desired end-state (for example, a transit-oriented corridor) are consistent with the surrounding urban form patterns and the necessary steps to achieve that end-state. (planned or existing) and the desired multimodal coor- A committed, diverse, and flexible collection of project dination plan. Station access designs include stakeholders. These partnership commitments need to be Intermodal stations that encourage freeway-to-transit formalized using joint powers agreements, memorandums transfers and bus-to-transit transfers of understanding, concept of operations, and other contrac- Transit-oriented stations that encourage non- tual documents that provide a structure for inter-agency automotive modes of travel to and from stations