CALTRANS IMPROVES       MOBILITY      Going to San BernardinoA Symposium on Intermodal TransitStations and Transit Oriente...
DISTRICT 8   Riverside and San Bernardino Counties   28,650 Square Miles   7,200 Lane Miles Within the District   1280...
What Laws and Policies Support    Community Planning? 2002 State “Environmental Goals & Policies Report” law* established ...
Caltrans Policies   Caltrans Director’s Policy #22       Context Sensitive Solutions   Caltrans Director’s Policy #27  ...
New Law - SB 375           Re: Climate Change1.   Regional greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction     targets (for cars a...
Community-Based Transportation       Planning (CBTP) Grants    Integrate land use, transportation, and community     invo...
Grants For Omnitrans and        City Of San Bernardino   Santa Fe Depot    CBTP Grant    FY 2001/02   Transit Oriented  ...
Smart Mobility Handbook   Handbook Approach       Handbook presented as a resource       Improves the ability to achiev...
Location Efficiency FactorsCommunity Design          Regional Accessibility Building and use         Close to urban and ...
Potential to Achieve Location Efficiency  Presenc                                                                         ...
Overview                    Marketing Video                    Examined Transit OrientedCaltrans             Development...
Project Station Locations
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LTC, Jack R. Widmeyer Transportation Research Conference, Going to San Bernardino A Symposium on Intermodal Transit Stations and Transit-Oriented Design, 11/06/2009, Ray Wolfe

  1. 1. CALTRANS IMPROVES MOBILITY Going to San BernardinoA Symposium on Intermodal TransitStations and Transit Oriented Design Friday, November 6, 2009 Ray W. Wolfe, PhD. Caltrans District 8 Director
  2. 2. DISTRICT 8 Riverside and San Bernardino Counties 28,650 Square Miles 7,200 Lane Miles Within the District 1280 employees 909-383-4631; www.dot.ca.gov/dist8
  3. 3. What Laws and Policies Support Community Planning? 2002 State “Environmental Goals & Policies Report” law* established planning priorities to: • “promote Equity, • strengthen the Economy, • protect the Environment, and • promote public health and safety” Referred to as the “Three Es” * AB 857, Govt. Code Chapter 1016
  4. 4. Caltrans Policies Caltrans Director’s Policy #22  Context Sensitive Solutions Caltrans Director’s Policy #27  Bus Rapid Transit Implementation Support Caltrans Deputy Directive 64-R1  Complete Streets
  5. 5. New Law - SB 375 Re: Climate Change1. Regional greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets (for cars and light trucks) for each of the state’s 18 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs).2. Requires each MPO to adopt a Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) that meets Air Resource Board’s regional GHG reduction target.3. These plans must include a “sustainable communities strategy” (SCS).
  6. 6. Community-Based Transportation Planning (CBTP) Grants Integrate land use, transportation, and community involvement Provide ‘seed funding’ for community planning and livable community improvements Maximum grant amount: $300,000, with a 20% local match requirement Circulation Concept for Downtown San Bernardino Carousel Mall Mixed Use Project
  7. 7. Grants For Omnitrans and City Of San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot CBTP Grant FY 2001/02 Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Overlay District CTBP Grant FY 2009/10 sbX STIP Grant FY 2008/2009
  8. 8. Smart Mobility Handbook Handbook Approach  Handbook presented as a resource  Improves the ability to achieve :  high levels of non-motorized travel and transit use,  References evolving context w/respect to SB 375 implementation  reduced vehicle trip making, and  shorter average trip length http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/tpp/offices/ocp/smf.html
  9. 9. Location Efficiency FactorsCommunity Design Regional Accessibility Building and use  Close to urban and job intensity centers Land use mix  Multimodal connections Convenient walk and  Access to major bike access institutions Well-connected  Access to airports, complete streets ports, interregional rail Multimodal  Connections to local connections to region network Close parks and  Access to regional schools recreation
  10. 10. Potential to Achieve Location Efficiency Presenc Strong Community Design, Strong Strong Community Design, Weak e Regional Accessibility Strong Regional Accessibility Smart Mobility Benefits: Smart Mobility Benefits: Location-Efficient Elements Community Design Moderate to Strong Strong to Very Strong Strong Regional Weak Community Design, Accessibility, Weak Weak Regional Accessibility Community Design Smart Mobility Benefits: Smart Mobility Benefits: Weak to Moderate Moderate to Strong Presenc Weak e Weak Strong Presenc Regional Accessibility Presenc e Location-Efficient Elements e
  11. 11. Overview  Marketing Video  Examined Transit OrientedCaltrans Development Opportunities inCommunityBased Western Riverside CountyTransportationPlanningGrant  24 Month Project Funded By Caltrans.
  12. 12. Project Station Locations

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