All vital cities showcase at least one multi-use destination – an interesting place where people can go for a variety of activities that involve more than shopping. A multi-use destination that is the heart and soul of a community can both create an identity and generate good jobs and economic growth for that city.

– Project for Public Spaces

*This transportation design principal relies on a single urban core station, and is historically regarded as an efficient method for freight and air transportation. Studies in large cities such as Boston, suggest that when this system is applied to public transit, it often leads to congestion and inflexible bus routes, causing logistical problems should an emergency occur.

Hub and Spoke design illustrated as a bike wheel
Hub and Spoke – good for bike wheels, less ideal for public transit