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58 Guidelines for Providing Access to Public Transportation Stations Exhibit 6-1.(Continued). Type of Improvement Approach Environs 3. Automobiles (including park-and-ride and kiss-and-ride) 3-1. Provide passenger drop-off (kiss-and-ride) at stations 3-2. Build park-and-ride facility (lot or garage) at station 3-3. Separate access facilities for park-and-ride and for transit 3-4. Price park-and-ride low relative to transit and CBD parking costs 3-5. Provide direct pedestrian access from parking to station 3-6. Arrange parking facility to minimize walking distances 3-7. Minimize conflicts on pedestrian access routes (where possible) 3-8. Expand park-and-ride facility (add spaces) 3-9. Provide direct freeway access to parking facilities 3-10. Provide separate bus storage area 3-11. Provide short-term parking areas and price accordingly 3-12. Improve traffic operations on roads serving park-and-rides 3-13. Construct new access route 3-14. Integrate park-and-ride with transit-supportive development 3-15. Provide taxi/limousine loading area 3-16. Install a one-way street couplet 3-17. Eliminate peak or all-day parking 3-18. Add intersection capacity The public agencies that plan, design, and implement possible improvements depend upon the type of improvement and interagency working arrangements. Sometimes several agencies share responsibility for specific improvements. Close working arrangements between transit and roadway agencies are essential. Sequence of Access Design Chapters The chapters that follow are: Chapter 7 Pedestrian Access to Transit Chapter 8 Bicycle Access to Transit Chapter 9 Transit Access Chapter 10 Automobile Access and Park-and-Ride Chapter 11 TOD and Station Access