The role of public
transportation is expanding.
While public transportation will
always be about moving people, emerging transit models are implementing broadened concepts
with meaningful new propositions. To support this paradigm shift, Landscape Forms provides strategies and tools to
inspire more holistic, well-designed transit ecosystems that can significantly enrich living and working aspects
of daily life.
An enormous opportunity exists to increase ridership by designing a more engaging outdoor transit experience.
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Reimagine The Journey.
Reduce stress for travelers and commuters by providing settings that stimulate moments of respite and relaxation.
Spark Social Interactions
Include design interventions that spark social interactions in order to cultivate a memorable and humanized transit
Enable a sense of accomplishment by providing frameworks for transit that offer provisions to accommodate basic human
needs and enable continuous productivity.
Establish a Sense of Security
Create environments that reinforce basic personal safety and security of belongings to enhance the journey for travelers
At Landscape Forms, we believe public transportation can be a positive, frictionless, and even rejuvenating process.
We leverage our expertise as pioneers in outdoor space to reimagine the transit journey through an innovative,
meaningful, solutions-based approach. We couple an understanding of design with expertise in fabrication techniques
to support the immense opportunity that exists for forward thinking transit authorities and design firms. To
catalyze this thinking, Landscape Forms has created a series of application thought starters for transit incorporating
our expansive portfolio of site furnishing, architectural, technology, and lighting solutions. These elements,
along with extensive custom capabilities, can contribute to a thoughtful intertwining of objects to smooth and
enhance transportation systems by defining new types of settings while leveraging these strategies, transit authorities,
city planners and designers can create a truly unique, positive and even fulfilling experience that benefits
people, cities and the planet.
Be inspired. Browse our application thought starters as you explore innovative, meaningful, and solutions based approaches
to activating outdoor environments. Let our ideas spark your imagination to create uniquely empowering, engaging,
and rejuvenating experiences outside.
Transit - W-U2
Waiting and Queuing - Urban Station
A waiting and queuing area within an urban station is a large sheltered train, light rail, and/or bus depot developed
on an urban scale with dining and retail amenities.
Spark Social Interaction
By incorporating furnishing settings that spark social interactions, a more memorable and humanized transit process
can be cultivated.
Elements, Attributes, and User Experience
- A bright, active and open station enhances a sense of security while encouraging both interaction and productivity.
- A range of seating and amenities including a coffee shop and deli offer a choice of comfortable spaces in
which commuters can work, wait, socialize, eat and drink.
GO OutdoorTables with canopies and
Chipman Stools act as anchor points within the large open space while providing standing and perching
options for spontaneous interaction, and power for mobile devices.
- Indoor and outdoor seating/perching areas offer commuters choices while waiting for transit.
Levit benches paired with
Chipman chairs and
Chipman tables create flexible spaces for dining, observing, and small social gatherings.
Lakeside planters serve as a visual boundary between transit entry circulation paths and seating
areas while connecting commuters to nature.
Chipman tables and
Chipman chairs provide space for casual dining, conversation, and respite.
Collect litter receptacles serve as attractive options to conceal and recycle waste.
Connect rails placed near transit pick-ups and queuing areas offer users informal leaning or perching
platforms while waiting.
Sentinel bollards surrounding the station grounds provide wayfinding landmarks for evening commuters
while defining the station boundaries.
MultipliCITY benches act as attractive, spacious seating on which commuters can relax while waiting
Outdoor charging stations adjacent to tables and seating keep commuters connected by providing convenient
access to power and USB charging.