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NMT City Wide

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  • Includes all forms of movement that do not rely on an engine or motor for movement. This includes walking, cycling, rickshaws, prams, trolleys, animal-drawn carts (especially in rural areas) and rollerblading or skating for recreational purposes
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    • 1. UNIVERSAL ACCESS & NON MOTORISED TRANSPORT (UA & NMT) Planning and Implementation in the City of Cape Town Tuesday 19 April 2011
    • 2.
        • OVERVIEW
        • 1. Introduction
        • 2. Completed NMT Projects
        • 3. Statutory Context
        • 4. City-Wide NMT Programme
        • 5. Achievements
        • 6. Way Forward
    • 3. 1. INTRODUCTION Defining Non-motorised Transport (NMT) Non-motorised transport (NMT) includes all forms of movement that do not rely on an engine or motor for movement. This includes walking, cycling, rickshaws, animal-drawn carts (especially in rural areas) and rollerblading or skating for recreational purposes. NMT is the most basic part of the transportation system and provides access to public transport and destinations such as schools, shopping, clinics, hospitals, employment and recreation.
    • 4.  
    • 5.
      • INTRODUCTION (continued)
      • Motivation for NMT Improvements
      • NMT important part of the travel chain
          • Large volumes of pedestrians in inner-city areas, urban poor dependent on walking & cycling, provides access to public transport
      • Pedestrians = Vulnerable Road Users
          • Large number of fatalities and serious injuries
          • Pedestrian accidents mid-day peak (school children)
      • Public space improvements
          • Landscaping, street furniture, lighting
    • 6. 2. NMT PROJECTS IMPLEMENTED
    • 7. Symphony Way, Delft Petunia Road Before After Strand Main Road
    • 8. Non – Motorised Transport Improvements Pedestrian Bridge Bicycle & Pedestrian Crossing Bicycle Parking Pedestrian & Bicycle Signage Aspect Bicycle/Pedestrian Lanes & Signage
    • 9.
      • 3. STATUTORY CONTEXT
          • DoT Draft NMT Policy 2009
          • Integrated Development Plan 2007-2012 (2010 review)
          • Integrated Transport Plan 2006-2011 (2009 review)
          • NMT Policy & Strategy 2005
          • Draft Spatial Development Framework (SDF)
          • Draft District Spatial Development Plans
          • Transport Plan for the Central Area of the Inner CCT 2008
    • 10.
        • 4. CITY-WIDE NMT PROGRAMME
          • Project Focus
          • To develop a comprehensive City-wide pedestrian and cycle network that aims to provide linkages between residential areas and public transport, employment areas, public facilities and amenities.
          • Process
          • 4 regions: Central, North, South & East
          • Multi-disciplinary team per region
          • Project Management Teams & Coordination Meetings
          • Sub-councils July & Aug 2010
          • TRAMP Portfolio Sept 2010
    • 11.  
    • 12.
        • CITY-WIDE NMT PROGRAMME
        • Scope of Works
        • Data collection
        • NMT network concept planning
        • Project identification
        • Project prioritization
        • Detail design
        • Tender documentation & process
        • Contract management
    • 13.
        • CITY WIDE NMT PROGRAMME (continued)
        • NMT Network Informants
        • Desire lines
        • Nodes and trip generators (schools, clinics, etc)
        • Public transport networks and interchanges
        • Accident statistics and hazardous locations
        • Road reserves, Green belts, Public Open Spaces
        • Local NMT networks
        • Route and path geometric design and standards
    • 14. Southern Region: NMT Network Layout
    • 15. Inner City of Cape Town NMT Projects
    • 16.  
    • 17.
      • 5. NMT ACHIEVEMENTS
          • Completion of the City-wide NMT network in 2010
          • Cape Town leading the NMT agenda in South Africa
          • 11 NMT Klipfontein Corridor projects completed in 2010
          • 2010 October Transport Month (launch & visibility campaign)
          • Success of the Fan Walk
          • NMT Forum
          • NMT Facilities Design Guidelines CD
    • 18.
      • 6. WAY FORWARD
          • City-wide NMT Programme project implementation
          • Update of the Bicycle Master Plan
          • Intervention along recreational cycle routes
          • Universal Access improvements
          • Pedestrian & Cycle Safety Plan
          • Maintenance strategy
          • Monitoring & Evaluation
    • 19. Discussion Thank You Enkosi – Dankie

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