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Stuart Gwin compares two pairs of neighborhoods using their relative accessibility and connectivity to
illustrate the difficulty of building connected networks in the modern urban setting.

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  • 1. Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Welcome to Portland, Oregon-The Most Well Connected City in the United States and the Home of the Ugliest Building in the World* * I work in this building Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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  • 3. For purposes of discussion we will compare two pairs of neighborhoods using their relative accessibility and connectivity to illustrate the difficulty of building connected networks in the modern urban setting. The neighborhoods are: Downtown Gateway NE 60th Ave LRT station area NE 148th Ave. LRT station area Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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  • 6. Downtown Portland East/West-4th Ave. to Broadway N North/South-SW Pine St. to SW Columbia St. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Broadway 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 6th Ave. 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 5th Ave. Text 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 4th Ave. SW Columbia St. SW Jefferson St. SW Morrison St. SW Madison St. SW Main St. SW Yamhill St. SW Salmon St. SW Taylor St. SW Washington St. SW Alder St. SW Stark St. SW Pine St. 48-Intersections .08 sq. mile Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 7. Siena, IT-Medieval Connectivity & Intersection Density Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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  • 9. Gateway Regional Center NE Wiedler/Halsey to NE Washington/Stark NE 99th to NE 102nd N 1 2 3 4 4 8 5 6 7 11 10 9 12 13 17 18 14 15 16 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 Intersections .29 sq. Miles Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 10. Gateway Concept Plan by Peter Calthorpe N Approx. Capital Investment For New Streets and Row-$70 million Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 11. THOMPSON ST THOMPSON ST THOMPSON ST 105TH AV THOMPSON ST 106TH AVE 92ND AVE THOMPSON ST 95TH PL EUGENE ST 117TH AVE 112TH AVE $ & % 205 EUGENE ST 104TH AVE 116TH AVE TILLAMOOK ST $ & % N E 84 SAN RAFAEL ST HANCOCK DR SAN RAFAEL ST 113TH AVE HANCOCK ST HANCOCK ST 114TH PL SCHUYLER ST 108TH AVE 101ST AVE R BELL D 118TH AVE 119TH AVE SCHUYLER ST 104TH AVE BROADWAY 111TH AVE 106TH AVE 116TH PL BROADWAY 102ND AVE 103RD PL 100TH AVE WEIDLER ST HALSEY ST 114TH AVE 108TH AVE Revised Gateway Street Plan-Adopted by Council Oct. 22, 09 CLACKAMAS ST 117TH AVE WASCO ST $ & % 118TH AVE 84 MULTNOMAH ST MULTNOMAH ST 112TH AVE 109TH AVE GATEW 107TH PL HASSALO ST 108TH AVE AY 113TH AVE HOLLADAY ST TC PACIFIC ST HOLLADAY ST 110TH AVE AVE OREGON ST PACIFIC ST 107TH AVE PACIFIC ST " # " # 111TH AVE 92ND AVE 93RD AVE " # 97TH 117TH AVE 118TH AVE OREGON ST OREGON ST 106TH PL 113TH AVE 107TH PL 109TH CT IRVING ST 108TH AVE TH CT HOYT ST 101ST AVE " # 116TH PL 116 GLISAN ST " # 113TH AVE 103RD AVE 104TH AVE FLANDERS ST 105TH AVE 108TH PL 106TH AVE 92ND PL 97TH AVE 100TH AVE EVERETT CT EVERETT ST 99TH AVE EVERETT ST EVERETT ST EVERETT ST 109TH AVE 110TH AVE !!!!! 116TH AVE DAVIS ST DAVIS ST " # 94TH AVE COUCH CT 118TH AVE 113TH PL BURNSIDE ST Cost Unknown at this time " # 103RD AVE ANKENY ST ANKENY ST 93RD AVE ANKENY ST 97TH AVE ASH ST 108TH AVE ASH ST !!!! 109TH AVE PINE CT 105TH AVE 106TH AVE ASH ST CT PINE ST 119TH AVE ASH PINE CT PINE ST OAK ST " # OAK ST OAK ST STARK ST 103RD DR WASHINGTON ST WASHINGTON ST ALDER ST ALDER ST 111TH AVE MORRISON ST 117TH AVE 114TH 112TH AVE 102ND AVE MORRISON ST YAMHILL ST 94TH AVE YAMHILL ST PL TAYLOR ST C HE RR L TAYLOR ST P $ Y & % BL TH SALMON ST 205 OS SALMON ST 114 S OM MAIN ST DR SALMON CT MAIN ST MAIN ST MAIN ST CL 114TH AVE 115TH AVE AY MADISON ST MA DI MADISON ST 100TH AVE 109TH AVE S 96TH AVE S 107TH AVE ON T DR 94TH AVE CLA HAWTHORNE BLVD Y ST CLAY ST MARKET ST MA 114TH PL R KE 106TH AVE 112TH AVE 113TH AVE T 100TH AVE DR MILL CT MILL CT MILL ST MILL ST MILL CT 104TH CT STEPHENS ST STEPHENS ST STEPHENS ST Tuesday, November 3, 2009 Proposed Amendment ! Existing Street !!!! Proposed Street Vacation Proposed New Street Central Gateway Amendment Area Portland Master Street Plan Pedestrian Connection Gateway Regional Center Map 11.11.3 0 500 1,000 Gateway District " # Public Bike and Pedestrian Accessways will be required on these blocks such Updated October 22, 2009 Feet that spacing of public connections shall be no more than 330 feet where full street connections are more than 530 feet. Analysis by C. Hainey; Analysis Date: 04-29-09; Plot Date: 10-14-09; File Name: PortlandMasterStreetPlan_Gateway.mxd
  • 12. Intersection Density Comparison Downtown vs. Gateway Regional Center Downtown 48 Intersections/.08 sq. miles 600 stations/sq. mile Gateway Regional Center 26 intersections/.29 sq. miles 90 stations/sq. mile Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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  • 14. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 60th Ave Station/Blue Line 13 14 15 16 17 18 Intersection Density 11 45 Intersection 12 .19 sq. miles 19 23 24 22 21 20 1 30 25 28 27 29 31 26 32 37 33 34 35 36 38 40 41 42 43 39 44 45 Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 15. 60th Ave. Station/Blue Line Approx. $7 million in local street improvements Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 16. 8 5 4 6 3 1 2 7 9 11 10 NE 148th Ave LRT Station Area 11 Intersections-.19 sq. miles Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 17. Intersection Density Comparison NE 60th LRT Station Area vs. NE 148th LRT Station Area NE 60th Ave. LRT Station Area 45 Intersections/.19 sq. miles 236 stations/sq. mile NE 148th Ave. LRT Sation Area 26 intersections/.29 sq. miles 57 stations/sq. mile Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 18. Approx. $21.2 million in local street improvements Tuesday, November 3, 2009
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  • 20. #1 Obstacle To Improving Transportation Networks Sheer Enormity of the Problem Increase in Intersection Density of Approximately six fold Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 21. #2 Obstacle To Improving Transportation Networks Direct Outgrowth of Obstacle #1 Enormous Cost of Creating New Transportation Networks To Create or Improve Transportation Networks in Three Areas 1. NE 60th Ave. LRT Station Area: $7 million 2. Gateway Regional Center: $70 million 3. NE 148th Ave. LRT Station Area: $21.2 million $98.2 million Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 22. #3 Obstacle To Improving Transportation Networks Political and Social realities!! Believe it or Not Large Numbers of People Prefer the Status Quo Legal Barriers Involved in Condemning Private Land for Public Uses Tuesday, November 3, 2009
  • 23. Tuesday, November 3, 2009