As a member of the Urban Land Institute, Rick Dishnica has been a member of advisory services panels as well as participating in the 2003 creation of "Ten Principals for Successful Development Around Transit" and has taught the ULI's 'multi-family development' class.

"Ten Principals for Successful Development Around Transit":

  1. Make It Better with a Vision
  2. Apply the Power of Partnerships
  3. Think Development When Thinking about Transit
  4. Get the Parking Right
  5. Build a Place, Not a Project
  6. Make Retail Development Market Driven, Not Transit Driven
  7. Mix Uses, but Not Necessarily in the Same Place
  8. Make Buses a Great Idea
  9. Encourage Every Price Point to Live around Transit
  10. Engage Corporate Attention