American Planning Association 2012 Conference Presentation - How Walkable Is Market Street PptPresentation Transcript
How Walkable is Market Street?American Planning Association, National Conference, Los Angeles Prepared by Hadasa Lev, April 14, 2011
San Francisco California 2.5 miles
How Walkable is Market Street? How do we Measure Walkability? Data Tools Results Walkability Results ‐ A Walkability Results ‐ B Walkability Results ‐ C
LEED FOR Neighborhood DevelopmentWalkable Streets Prerequisite – 4 sections A. For 90% of B. At least 15% of street building frontage, a frontage has a minimum principal functional building height- to-street- entry on the front width ratio of 1:3 (1 foot façade faces a public of building height for space…. every 3 feet of street width). C. Continuous D. No more than 20% of sidewalks are the street frontages provided along both within the project are sides of 90% of faced directly by garage streets or frontage. and service bay Sidewalks, must be openings. at least 8 feet wide on retail or mixed-use blocks and at least 4 feet wide on all other blocks.
LEED FOR Neighborhood DevelopmentWalkable Streets Credit 1 – 16 sections A. At least 80% of B. At least 50% of C. At least 50% of the total D. Functional entries the total linear feet of the total linear feet of linear feet of mixed-use and to the building occur street-facing building street-facing building nonresidential street-facing at an average of 75 façades in the project façades in the project building façades in the feet or less along is no more than 25 is no more than 18 project is within 1 foot of a nonresidential or feet from the property feet from the property sidewalk or equivalent mixed-use buildings line. line. provision for walking. or blocks. E. Functional entries F. All ground-level G. If a façade extends to the building occur retail, service, and along a sidewalk, no at an average of 30 trade uses that face a more than 40% of its feet or less along public space have length or 50 feet, nonresidential or clear glass on at least whichever is less, is mixed-use buildings 60% of their façades blank (without doors or or blocks (items d and between 3 and 8 feet windows). e are cumulative). above grade. H. Any ground-level I. On-street J. Continuous sidewalks K. If the project has retail, service, or parking is are available along both ground-floor dwelling trade windows must provided on sides of all streets within units, the principal floor be kept visible a minimum the project. New of at least 50% of those (unshuttered) at night; of 70% of sidewalks, must be at least units must have an this must be both sides 10 feet wide on retail or elevated finished floor stipulated in the of all mixed-use blocks and at no less than 24 inches CC&R or other streets. least 5 feet wide on all above the sidewalk binding documents. other blocks. grade. L. In mixed-use projects, 50% or M. At least 40% of all N. 75% of new O. 70% of new P. At-grade crossings more of the total number of office street frontage within residential-only nonresidential and/or with driveways buildings include groundfloor retail the project has a streets within the mixed-use streets account for no more along 60% of the length of the minimum building- project are within the project are than 10% of the street-level façade; 100% of height-to-street-width designed for a designed for a target length of sidewalks mixed-use buildings include ratio of 1:3 (1 foot of target speed of speed of no more within the project. groundfloor retail….along at least building height for every no more than 20 than 25 mph…. 60% of the street-level façade; 3 feet of street width). mph.
LEED for Neighborhood DevelopmentLEED ND WalkableStreets Criteria(Score out of 12) Zone 5 Octavia Zone 4 Civic District Zone 3 Mid-Market Zone 2 Retail Zone 1 Financial District Tenderloin District
Zone 1 Financial District
Zone 2 Retail District
Zone 3 Mid‐Market/Tenderloin
Zone 4 Civic District
Zone 5 Octavia
Zone 5 Octavia Zone 4 Civic District Zone 3 Mid-Market Zone 2 Retail Zone 1 Financial District Tenderloin District
100 9792 100
San Francisco How Walkable is Market Street? Conclusions • The results from LEED ND are more aligned with the Public Life Survey. • According to the Walkability section of LEED ND and the Public Life Survey, Market Street is most walkable in the Retail District and gradually less walkable to the east and west of that district with Octavia (at the far west) being the least walkable.
San Francisco How Walkable is Market Street? Conclusions • According to Walk Score, Market Street is a “ Walkers Paradise” throughout the entire project site with score above 90 out of 100 in all 8 areas.