2011 City of Buenos Aires Achievements Sustainable Mobility Plan
City of Buenos Aires - Argentina Metropolitan Area Population: 13,156,000  (30% of the country’s population) Area: 3,883 K...
Commuting trips in Buenos Aires Daily Commuting to the City <ul><li>By car: 1.560.000  </li></ul><ul><li>By bus: 857.000 <...
  The Plan aims to improve citizens quality of life by working on four strategic objectives: public transport priority, he...
Benefits: •  Up to 40% travel time reduction that directly affects 90.000 passengers per day.  •  Reduction of environment...
<ul><li>75,000 passengers per day  </li></ul><ul><li>50/60 min. on-way travel time </li></ul><ul><li>90,000 passengers per...
Metrobus: highest level of acceptance  Metrobus Subway Buses Taxis           Positive 73% 44% 47% 68%           Regular 20...
Survey to Metrobus passengers Convenience Easy Access Other Fast Over ground Source: GCBA, October - November 2011, Over 1...
Next Steps <ul><li>Real time information for passengers : variable message signs on stations with service information. </l...
<ul><li>70km  of cycle lanes developed in the last two years. The first cycle network in the country.  </li></ul><ul><li>A...
 
<ul><ul><li>Launched on December 2010 with 3 stations and 72 bikes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The system has to date 21 s...
Bike Sharing System Growth Average daily trips and cumulative monthly trips Average daily trips and cumulative monthly tri...
BUS PRIORITY LANES <ul><li>Implementation of 25 km of bus priority lanes,  reducing travel time by 20%.  </li></ul><ul><li...
INTELLIGENT MOBILITY Variable message signs Real time maps and social media The objective is to provide real time traffic ...
INTELLIGENT MOBILITY NEX STEPS Intelligent bus stops Mobile phone applications
Guillermo J. Dietrich Head of the Department of Transportation City of Buenos Aires [email_address] movilidad.buenosaires....
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2011 City of Buenos Aires Achievements: Sustainable Mobility Plan

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By Guillermo Dietrich, Undersecretary of Transportation, GCBA. Presented at Sustainable Transport Award ceremony, January 24, 2012. Washington, D.C.

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2011 City of Buenos Aires Achievements: Sustainable Mobility Plan

  1. 1. 2011 City of Buenos Aires Achievements Sustainable Mobility Plan
  2. 2. City of Buenos Aires - Argentina Metropolitan Area Population: 13,156,000 (30% of the country’s population) Area: 3,883 Km 2 Density: 3,388/Km 2 City of Buenos Aires Population: 3,050,728 Area: 202.04 Km² Density: 15,099/Km²
  3. 3. Commuting trips in Buenos Aires Daily Commuting to the City <ul><li>By car: 1.560.000 </li></ul><ul><li>By bus: 857.000 </li></ul><ul><li>By train: 500.000 </li></ul><ul><li>Total 2.917.000  </li></ul>Modal Split Public Transportation in the Metropolitan Area Mode Rolling Stock Lines Km Stations Bus >15,000 > 200     Commuter Train 1,200 7 850 263 Subway 440 6 55 77 Light Rail 13 2 8 22
  4. 4.   The Plan aims to improve citizens quality of life by working on four strategic objectives: public transport priority, healthy mobility, traffic order & safey, and intelligent travel. Therefore, various actions are being implemented that re-allocate road space use to reduce travel time and improve safety. Sustainable Mobility Plan Public transit priority Intelligent mobility Healthy mobility Traffic management and safety
  5. 5. Benefits: • Up to 40% travel time reduction that directly affects 90.000 passengers per day. • Reduction of environmental impact as traffic flows continuously, avoiding repetitive braking. • Same fare than regular buses.   Stations: • 21 stations at the centre of the pavement at 400 metres each. Easy and safe getting on and off the bus as stations are at bus level. • Accessibility for the blind and disable. Articulated buses: • Capacity for 160 passengers. Low environmental impact: fewer gas emissions and less noise than regular buses. • Improved safety: buses can turn easily, internal and external CCTV, automatic transmission and electronic controls. Metrobus: Argentina’s first bus rapid transit 1st Corridor 12.5 km Average Savings 40% Demand Increase 20% Beneficiaries >90,000
  6. 6. <ul><li>75,000 passengers per day </li></ul><ul><li>50/60 min. on-way travel time </li></ul><ul><li>90,000 passengers per day </li></ul><ul><li>28/37 min. on-way travel time </li></ul>+20% -40% Baseline Situation After Implementation
  7. 7. Metrobus: highest level of acceptance Metrobus Subway Buses Taxis           Positive 73% 44% 47% 68%           Regular 20% 41% 42% 26%           Negative 7% 15% 11% 6% Source: Poliarqu í a – August 2011
  8. 8. Survey to Metrobus passengers Convenience Easy Access Other Fast Over ground Source: GCBA, October - November 2011, Over 1.500 cases. Subway
  9. 9. Next Steps <ul><li>Real time information for passengers : variable message signs on stations with service information. </li></ul><ul><li>New corridors : more than 200 km of new corridors under study. </li></ul><ul><li>Covered stations. </li></ul><ul><li>Pay before boarding. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>70km of cycle lanes developed in the last two years. The first cycle network in the country. </li></ul><ul><li>According to surveys, 76% of residents support the existence of cycle lanes. </li></ul>Cycle lanes: 252% Total: 128% 2011 Protected on-street cycle network Bike use growth: Bike use as a transport mode Urban cycling growth 2008 0.4% 2011 1.8% 2015 5%
  11. 12. <ul><ul><li>Launched on December 2010 with 3 stations and 72 bikes. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The system has to date 21 stations and 600 bikes and 3,500 average trips per day. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>66,000 trips in November 2011 and 443,000 cumulative trips. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Steps: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reach 100 stations by 2013. </li></ul></ul>Bike Sharing System
  12. 13. Bike Sharing System Growth Average daily trips and cumulative monthly trips Average daily trips and cumulative monthly trips CUMULATIVE MONTHLY TRIPS DAILY TRIPS Average daily trips Cumulative monthly trips
  13. 14. BUS PRIORITY LANES <ul><li>Implementation of 25 km of bus priority lanes, reducing travel time by 20%. </li></ul><ul><li>Buses are redirected from narrow roads to avenues , improving safety and reducing noise and air pollution. </li></ul><ul><li>43 bus lines affected. </li></ul><ul><li>More than 800.000 people benefiting from this change every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>Development of an additional 20 km of bus priority lanes. </li></ul>Network 25 km Average Savings 20% Beneficiaries > 800,000
  14. 15. INTELLIGENT MOBILITY Variable message signs Real time maps and social media The objective is to provide real time traffic information. @batransito
  15. 16. INTELLIGENT MOBILITY NEX STEPS Intelligent bus stops Mobile phone applications
  16. 17. Guillermo J. Dietrich Head of the Department of Transportation City of Buenos Aires [email_address] movilidad.buenosaires.gob.ar Thank you!

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