Master	  Bike	  Plans:	  Dallas	  and	  San	  Antonio	  	  	                                              February	  3rd,	...
Background	  Ø  Need	  for	  an	  update	  to	  1985	  Dallas	  Bike	  Plan	  Ø  Growing	  demand	  for	  convenient	  b...
CommiAees              Bicycle	  Policy	  Steering	  CommiIee	                   Bicycle	  Advisory	  CommiIee	        Pro...
Mission	  &	  Vision	  Ø  Bicycle	  Safety	  &	  TransportaAon	  IntegraAon/Efficiency	  Ø  Usage	  /	  Wellness	  Benefits...
AnDcipated	  Benefits	                                             	  Ø  Increased	  safety	  Ø  Environmental	  impacts	...
Dallas	  Bikeway	  System	  Trail	  Network	  Plan	                                                               ~250	  m...
Dallas	  Bikeway	  System	  .	  .	  .	  +	  Addi=onal	  Off-­‐Street	  Facili=es	                                          ...
MulD-­‐Use	  Pathways                                                   	  Ø 	  Linear	  Trails	  Ø 	  Sidepaths	  Ø 	 ...
Dallas	  Bikeway	  System	  .	  .	  .	  +	  On-­‐Street	  Facili=es	                                                      ...
Inter-­‐JurisdicDonal	  ConnecDons	  • 	  136	  inter-­‐jurisdicAonal	  bicycle	  connecAons	         • 	  	  90	  on-­‐st...
Dallas	  Bikeway	  System	  1,296	  miles	  of	  bicycle	  faciliAes:	  	  	                          	   On-­‐street	  fa...
Dallas	  Bikeway	  System	  EsDmated	  Build	  Costs	           	  ~	  840	  miles	  of	  on-­‐street	               facil...
Shared	  Lane	  Markings                         	               13	  
Bike	  Lanes            	         14	  
Buffered	  Bike	  Lane	  /	  Cycle	  Tracks                                              	                               15...
Paved	  Shoulder                	           16	  
Way-­‐Finding	  Signs	             17	  
Bicycle	  Sharing	  System	  Ø  Local	  Trips	  and	  RecreaAon	  Ø  Tourism	  and	  Economic	  Development	  Ø  Outsou...
“Signature”	  FaciliDes	  Ø  Provisions	  for	  signature	  faciliAes	  crossing	  major	  barriers	                     ...
ImplementaDon	  PrioriDzaDon	  Ø  3	  general	  phases	  over	  10	      years	  	  	  Ø  Criteria-­‐based	  project	   ...
Phased	  ImplementaDon	  •  DemonstraAon/Early	  ImplementaAon	  Projects:	       –  Dallas	  CIP	  (2006	  Bond)	  projec...
“Central	  Core	  ConnecDon”	  
Policy	  RecommendaDons	  •  Expand	  City	  of	  Dallas	  bicycle	  planning	  program.	  	  •  Establish	  mechanisms	  ...
Bicycle	  Advocacy	  and	  EducaDon	  Programs	  •       Strengthen	  partnerships	  with	  exisAng	  events	  (e.g,	  Tou...
QuesDons       	  
Max	  Kalhammer                 	                  Senior	  TransportaAon	  Planner                 	                     ...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Master bike plans Dallas and San Antonio

589

Published on

0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
589
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Master bike plans Dallas and San Antonio

  1. 1. Master  Bike  Plans:  Dallas  and  San  Antonio       February  3rd,  2012  
  2. 2. Background  Ø  Need  for  an  update  to  1985  Dallas  Bike  Plan  Ø  Growing  demand  for  convenient  bicycle  connecAons  with   community  health,  environmental,  economic  and  transportaAon   benefits  Ø  Concerns  about  bicycle  and  pedestrian  safety  Ø  NCTCOG  support  for  development  of  a  regional  bicycle  planning   template   2  
  3. 3. CommiAees Bicycle  Policy  Steering  CommiIee   Bicycle  Advisory  CommiIee   Project  Review  (Agency  Technical)  CommiIee Partner  AgenciesNorth  Central  Texas  Council  of  Governments  (NCTCOG)   Dallas  County   Texas  Department  of  TransportaAon  (TxDOT)   Dallas  Independent  School  District  (DISD)
  4. 4. Mission  &  Vision  Ø  Bicycle  Safety  &  TransportaAon  IntegraAon/Efficiency  Ø  Usage  /  Wellness  Benefits  Ø  EducaAon,  Enforcement,  and  Public  Awareness  Ø  City-­‐Wide  Dallas  Bikeway  System,  Regional  ConnecAons   4  
  5. 5. AnDcipated  Benefits    Ø  Increased  safety  Ø  Environmental  impacts  (e.g.,  air  quality)    Ø  Relief  for  exisAng  bike/ped  traffic  congesAon  areas  Ø  TransportaAon  efficiency  (traffic  improvements)  Ø  Public  health  and  lifestyle  Ø  Economic  benefits   5  
  6. 6. Dallas  Bikeway  System  Trail  Network  Plan   ~250  miles  in  the  Plan.   ~115  miles  constructed.    
  7. 7. Dallas  Bikeway  System  .  .  .  +  Addi=onal  Off-­‐Street  Facili=es   Off-­‐street  facili=es:     ~456  miles  
  8. 8. MulD-­‐Use  Pathways  Ø   Linear  Trails  Ø   Sidepaths  Ø   Sidewalks   8  
  9. 9. Dallas  Bikeway  System  .  .  .  +  On-­‐Street  Facili=es   On-­‐street  facili=es:     ~840  miles  
  10. 10. Inter-­‐JurisdicDonal  ConnecDons  •   136  inter-­‐jurisdicAonal  bicycle  connecAons   •     90  on-­‐street  connecAons   •     30  off-­‐street  connecAons   •     16  “Regional  Veloweb”  connecAons   10  
  11. 11. Dallas  Bikeway  System  1,296  miles  of  bicycle  faciliAes:         On-­‐street  faciliAes:    ~840  miles       Off-­‐street  faciliAes:    ~456  miles     includes  ~250  miles  in  current   Trail  Network  Plan         11  
  12. 12. Dallas  Bikeway  System  EsDmated  Build  Costs    ~  840  miles  of  on-­‐street   faciliAes     •  Restriping  and  signage   costs  (5-­‐7  year  life)  -­‐  $17   million      Maximize  potenAal  of   investments  made  for  off-­‐ street  faciliAes  @  ~$1  million   per  mile     12  
  13. 13. Shared  Lane  Markings   13  
  14. 14. Bike  Lanes   14  
  15. 15. Buffered  Bike  Lane  /  Cycle  Tracks   15  
  16. 16. Paved  Shoulder   16  
  17. 17. Way-­‐Finding  Signs   17  
  18. 18. Bicycle  Sharing  System  Ø  Local  Trips  and  RecreaAon  Ø  Tourism  and  Economic  Development  Ø  Outsource  OperaAons  and  Maintenance  Ø  Scalable  Architecture   18  
  19. 19. “Signature”  FaciliDes  Ø  Provisions  for  signature  faciliAes  crossing  major  barriers   19  
  20. 20. ImplementaDon  PrioriDzaDon  Ø  3  general  phases  over  10   years      Ø  Criteria-­‐based  project   prioriAes  Ø   Flexibility    Ø  Involve  organizaAons   neighborhoods,  businesses,   schools   20  
  21. 21. Phased  ImplementaDon  •  DemonstraAon/Early  ImplementaAon  Projects:   –  Dallas  CIP  (2006  Bond)  projects   –  TIF  funding   –  Thoroughfare  Plan  amendments   –  Strategic  projects  that  establish  key  linkages  (high  demand)   –  PotenAal  for  tesAng  new  concepts    •  Near-­‐Term,  Medium-­‐Term,  and  Long-­‐Term  ImplementaAon  (2013-­‐2021):   –  Candidates  for  next  Bond  Program  and  future  Bond  Programs   –  Private  sector  donaAons  and  grants   –  Public  sector  programs  and  grants   –  Trail  Master  Plan  projects   21  
  22. 22. “Central  Core  ConnecDon”  
  23. 23. Policy  RecommendaDons  •  Expand  City  of  Dallas  bicycle  planning  program.    •  Establish  mechanisms  to  accept  and  manage  charitable  contribuAons   for  implementaAon.  •  Establish  and  maintain  a  Bicycle  Advisory  Board.  •  Increased/new  types  of  bicycle  parking.  •  Bicycle  transit  commuter  incenAves.  •  Revisit  no  sidewalk  use  limits  for  bikes  in  downtown  area.  •  Planning/policy  support  for  facility  standards  on  State  projects.  •  Remove  or  phase  out  exisAng  signed  bike  route  system.  •  Economic  incenAves  for  employer  &  retail  end-­‐of-­‐trip  faciliAes.   23  
  24. 24. Bicycle  Advocacy  and  EducaDon  Programs  •  Strengthen  partnerships  with  exisAng  events  (e.g,  Tour  Dallas)    •  Event  series  at  Fair  Park    •  Bike  to  Work  Day/Week/Month      •  Bike-­‐to-­‐School  Day,  Summer  bike  educaAon  and  recreaAon  (RecreaAon  Centers)    •  Bike  Share  System  •  Cyclovia  -­‐  “Da  (l)  las  Vias”  •  Bikeway  System  guide  map  •  Bike  Plan  web  site  with  interacAve  features  •  Bicycle  Commuter  Reimbursement  Program  •  PromoAonal  materials  •  Bicycle  safety  educaAon  and  enforcement  program     24  
  25. 25. QuesDons  
  26. 26. Max  Kalhammer   Senior  TransportaAon  Planner   Bicycle  Coordinator  Sustainable  Development  and  ConstrucAon  Department   City  of  Dallas   (214)  671-­‐8295   max.kalhammer@dallascityhall.com        
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×