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Transportation 2040 Presentation for Marpole July 4 2012

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    Transportation 2040 Presentation for Marpole July 4 2012 Transportation 2040 Presentation for Marpole July 4 2012 Presentation Transcript

    • Agenda• Introduction• Presentation• Q+A• Small Group Discussion• Wrap Up
    • Marpole Community Meeting | 2012-07-04
    • Timeline
    • 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
    • An Aging Population 200,000 Projected City Population 160,000 120,000 80,000 40,000 0 0-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ 2001 2011 2021 2031 2041Source: City of Vancouver, adapted from BC Stats PEOPLE 36
    • 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
    • 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• 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
    • SPECIAL STUDY AREASPhoto: Don McKillican
    • Questions/Discussion