Pedestrian and Bicycle facility planning for kochi city region, part 3 collected data

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Pedestrian and Bicycle facility planning for kochi city region, part 3 collected data

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  • 1. PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY ARUN C BABU 12AR60R09 MCP 2ND YEAR
  • 2. AIM & OBJECTIVES • AIM The aim of this study is to assess the level of pedestrian and bicycle facilities in Kochi city region and formulate strategies and plans for pedestrian and bicycle friendly urban transport for Kochi city. To achieve this objectives, • • • • • • Asses existing condition of the roads Asses the existing pedestrian and bicycle facilities Identify conflict points Understand the density of pedestrian movement. Asses the feasibility of introduction of bicycle facility in the city region. Asses the social economic and democratic profile on pedestrians and their travel characteristic. • Formulation of suitable proposals for improving pedestrian and bicycle mobility. • Proposals to improve the safety of pedestrian movement, reduction of vehiclepedestrian conflicts and introduction of GPS driven bicycles. PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 3. DATA REQUIRED METHOD OF DATA COLLECTION DATA REQUIRED Primary survey • • • Existing land use Pedestrian behaviour Existing bicycle and pedestrian facilities Secondary survey • • Local climate Proposed land use changes Primary survey • • Existing bicycle facilities Bicycle demand Primary survey • • Existing pedestrian facilities Pedestrian count Primary survey • • Volume count Road inventory Secondary survey • Accident data Primary survey • • • Cross movement and lateral movement Purpose of trip Trip length Primary survey • O-D matrix Secondary survey • • • Land use data Employment data Maps and photographs STUDY AREA CHARECTERISTIC BICYCLE LOS PEDESTRIAN LOS VEHICULAR LOS BEHAVIOUR OF PEDESTRIANS AND CYCLISTS BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN DEMAND PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 4. DATA COLLECTED PRIMARY SURVEYS Online survey (sample size- 115) Purpose of the survey: to understand • Socio- economic status of respondents • Travel behaviour • Opinion on existing footpath and bicycle facilities • Satisfaction level • Willingness to use bicycle facilities if provided Pedestrian opinion survey ( sample size 50) Purpose of the survey: to understand • Socio- economic status of respondents • Trip purpose and Travel behaviour • Origin and destination of trip • Opinion on existing footpath and bicycle facilities • Satisfaction level • Willingness to use bicycle facilities if provided Commuter survey (sample size – 80) Purpose of the survey: to understand • Socio- economic status of respondents • Purpose of trip • Origin and destination of trip • Type of feeder services used • Willingness to use bicycle and pedestrian facilities Parking facility survey Purpose of the survey: to understand • Type of institution • Available parking facilities Pedestrian volume count survey • Lateral and cross movements • Pedestrian volume and group size PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 5. DATA COLLECTED Commuter survey points RAILWAY STATION BOAT JETTY KSRTC BUS STAND PRIVATE BUS STAND MOBILITY HUB PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 6. DATA COLLECTED PEDESTRIAN OPINION SURVEY PERFORMA PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 7. DATA COLLECTED COMMUTER SURVEY PERFORMA PARKING FACILITY SURVEY PERFORMA PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 8. DATA COLLECTED 1. NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND RESEARCH CENTRE (NATPAC) - TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION DIVISION, PATTOM, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM • Traffic and Transportation System Study for Cochin City, NATPAC, Final Report, October 2008 • Transportation study of kochi city - NATPAC, Trivandrum, draft report 2013 Data collected Application of data Road inventory details Vehicular volume counts Intersection details Vehicular LOS Pedestrian and bicycle LOS 2. GREATER COCHIN DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, KOCHI Data collected Application of data Parking facility data Proposed land use Analysis of the existing conditions For analysing the feasibility for bicycle parking 3. COCHIN CORPORATION Data collected Application of data Land use map Road network map Traffic density map Population density map For analysing the feasibility of future proposals 4. CITY POLICE OFFICE, KOCHI CITY Data collected Application of data Accident data Bicycle LOS PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 9. DATA COLLECTED CASE STUDIES ON LOCAL BICYCLE CLUBS 1. Athi’s Bicycle Club • • The club was introduced in the city on a trial basis last May. But it stopped when the registered members exceeded 2,000. The SMS-driven club will be launched with cycle racks at 14 major points in the city with three to four cycles each. The service will be charged at Rs. 2 per hour. Members can rent a cycle immediately after registration. They just need to SMS the rack code and bicycle ID while taking the cycle. They will, in turn, get the code to open the cycle lock. • 2. Info park bicycle club, kakkanad, kochi • • • A joint effort by Infopark and Athi Bicycle Club, initially had 50 bicycles and eight racks. The authorities are planning to introduce 18 more bicycles and two more racks. Around 350 employees in the club. PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 10. EXPERT OPINIONS Mr. T. ELANGOVAN – SCIENTIST - G, NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND RESEARCH CENTRE (NATPAC), PATTOM, TIRUVANANTHAPURAM Mr. ARUN CHADRAN - SCIENTIST - B, NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION PLANNING AND RESEARCH CENTRE (NATPAC), PATTOM, TIRUVANANTHAPURAM Mr. N. VENUGOPAL – CHAIRMAN, GCDA, KOCHI Dr. SAILAJA - COCHIN CORPORATION COUNCIL MEMBER, KOCHI Mr. M.S.ATHIRUP, ARTHI CYCLE CLUB, KOCHI PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY
  • 11. METHODOLOGY Identification issues Primary data - Pedestrian and vehicular volume count survey - Pedestrian speed survey - Opinion survey -Road inventory survey --user preference survey Formulation of aim, objective and scope of study Secondary data - Land use maps - Traffic data Literature review and case studies - Parking data - Accident data Data collection Analysis Assessment Locating problem areas Identification of potential and constraints Pedestrian and bicycle network guidelines Proposals PEDESTRIAN AND BICYCLE FACILITY PLANNING FOR KOCHI CITY REGION
  • 12. THANK YOU