Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
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Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012 Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012 Presentation Transcript

  • Agenda1. Introduction2. Presentation3. Discussion
  • BIA Presentation | 2012-07-11
  • Timeline View slide
  • GOALS & CONTEXT View slide
  • Goals
  • More than just Mobility• Mobility• Health• Safety• Accessibility• Affordability• Public Life• Resiliency
  • Challenges• Limited Road Space• Overcrowded Transit• Health Costs of Inactivity• Aging Population• Rising Fuel Prices• Climate Change• Affordability
  • More trips on limited road space The city is growing. More people and more jobs mean more trips that must be accommodated on a limited amount of public space.high The number of trips is growing. The amount of Private cars take up road space is limited. space than other forms of transportation.low 1990 2040
  • Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  • Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  • Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  • The City’s Role• Maintain & regulate streets, public spaces• Guide land use, urban design• Support transit• Advocate & partner• Educate & empower
  • Moving People, Moving GoodsMoving People 1. Walking 2. Cycling 3. Transit 4. Taxi / Commercial / Shared 5. Private AutoMoving Goods • Port • Local
  • Implementing the PlanPrioritize effortsfor maximumbenefitPursuepartnershipsTest new ideasthrough pilotprojectsMonitor and trackprogress
  • TRENDS & TARGETS
  • New Targets & Indicators Build on Greenest City • Make the majority of trips on foot, bike, and transit • Eliminate dependence on fossil fuels • Breathe the cleanest air of any major city in the world Set new targets for 2040 Identify indicators to track progress
  • Since 1997 Plan: More Trips, Fewer Cars
  • +0 # of trips in the city 40%
  • +0 # of trips in the city > 50%
  • +0 # of trips in the city > 2/3
  • Directions on Specific Topics Land Use Goods & Services Walking & Public Space Cycling Transit Motor Vehicles
  • LAND USE
  • Land Use Directions• Locate major activity generators near high capacity transit• Support higher densities near transit stations while recognizing local context• Build complete communities• Design buildings to contribute to public realm
  • GOODS & SERVICES Support a thriving economy and the city’s role as a major port while reducing environmental and neighbourhood impacts.Photo: Don McKillican
  • Goods & Services Directions• Support different scales of movement• Ensure efficient loading & deliveries• Reduce environmental & neighbourhood impacts• Maintain effective emergency response times• Support taxis & commercial transit
  • WALKING Make walking safe, convenient, and delightful.Support a vibrant public life that encourages a healthy and social walking culture.
  • Walking & Public Space Directions• Make streets safer, more comfortable, & more accessible• Address gaps in the pedestrian network• Create vibrant & interesting streets & public spaces
  • CYCLINGMake cycling feel safe, convenient, comfortable, and fun for people of all ages and abilities.
  • Riding a bicycle should not require braveryRegular Cyclist Interested but Concerned Not Interested in Cycling 25% 41% 34%
  • Cycling Directions• Build routes that are comfortable & convenient• Provide secure & abundant parking• Improve integration with transit• Promote cycling as an everyday option• Focus on education & safety
  • TRANSIT Support transit improvements to increase capacity and ensure service that is fast, frequent, reliable, fully accessible, and comfortable.Photo: Eileen Kuettel
  • Transit Directions• Support a spectrum of services• Improve accessibility & equity• Support reduced noise & emissions• Build a transit-supportive public realm• Support new funding sources
  • MOTOR VEHICLESManage the road network efficiently to improve safety and support a gradual reduction in car dependence. Make it easier to drive less. Accelerate the shift to low carbon vehicles.
  • Motor Vehicles Directions• Manage parking & traffic congestion• Improve safety for all road users• Support car-sharing & other programs that make it easier to drive less• Accelerate shift to low carbon vehicles
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Money saved by not owning a car: If City of Vancouver residents reduced car(per year) ownership by just 10%:$2000othermoney spent on $6000be spent money that cantransportation choices in the local economy Additional income that could be spent in the local economy each year: $200,000,000Assumptions: Approximately 330,000 vehicles are registered in the City of Vancouver (source: ICBC, 2009). $8,000 annual cost of owning and operating a motor vehicleis based on a Chevrolet Cruze 1LT sedan driven 12,000 km/year (source: CAA 2011 Driving Costs brochure). $6,000 annual savings assumes $2,000 would be spent onother transportation options (e.g. shoes, bicycle, transit, car-sharing). Actual savings could be even greater, since parking is not included in the calculation!
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Make it easier to drive less3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  • Questions/Discussion