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Bike Walk CT held its summit at Yale on April 27, 2013. Topics covered included: ...

Bike Walk CT held its summit at Yale on April 27, 2013. Topics covered included:
- Bike Friendly America
- Attacking the Application Process for Bike Friendly Communities, Businesses and Universities
- Complete Streets Engineering
- How to Get Your Project Funded
- The Third Mode: Towards a Green Society
- What’s Going on in Connecticut

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  • Connecting the Capital City27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitDowntown Hartford’s Intermodal TriangleHartford’s City-Wide Parks & Open Space System Plan
  • AGENDATIGER ProgramiQuilt BackgroundRelated Transport ProjectsIntermodal Triangle DescriptionParks & Open Space PlanConnecting the Capital City27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT Summit
  • Transportation Investment Generating Economic RecoveryTIGER IV - Hartford’s Intermodal Triangle - Successful ApplicationDeveloped Collaboratively by City of Hartford, ConnDOT, CTTransit, GHTD, Hartford BID, and CRCOGJanuary 2012 - Notice of Available FundsMarch 2012 - Submission by Hartford TeamJune 2012 - Notice of Award ($10M)October 2012 - Hartford City Council Authorizes Mayor to Accept FundsDecember 2012 - Contract Signed with US DOTSpring 2014 - Required Start of ConstructionConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Initiated by The Bushnell Theater in 2008 Embraced by the MayorSustained by Public/Private PartnershipInformed by the Public in Dozens of MeetingsPlan Presented in January 2012Connecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Redesigning Streets for More than Cars.Activating Public Spaces.Restoring Bushnell Park (including water!).Bringing the Park to Main Street.Walking. Culture. Innovation.Connecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Walking. Culture. Innovation.Nicer Places. More People. Greater Economic Opportunity.Connecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • The iQuilt Plan is Already Being ImplementedWinterFest & EnvisionFestConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • The iQuilt Plan is Already Being ImplementedDowntown Wayfinding Signage13 4 52811 12 131415161718 19 20 21 22 232635 36372728293830394041 42 4443 45 46 47 48 49 505253 54 555759 6061 63 6465666258565131 3233 3424 2591076PH LPH KPH JPH JPH JPH J PH JPH IPH HPH H PH HPH H PH HPH GPH GPH GPH GPH G PH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH GPH FPH DPH FPH FPH FPH DPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH FPH DPH FPH FPH FPH FPH BPH DPH DPH BPH BPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH D PH DPH DPH D PH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH DPH D PH DPH DPH DPH D PH DPH DPH CPH CPH CPH CPH GPH BPH B PH BPH B PH BPH B PH BPH BPH BPH BPH B PH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH B PH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH GPH FPH APH DPH APH D PH DPH DPH D*PH APH APH BPH GPH FPH FPH D*PH DPH BPH BPH BPH BPH BPH FPH BPH FPH FPH DPH DPH DPH BPH BPH BPH BPH DPH FPH BPH DPH DPH BPH DPH BPH GPH FPH FPH BPH DPH FPH DPH DPH BPH DPHBPH BPH DPH GPH BPH LPH FPH GPH GASYLUMSTREETFORDSTREETJEWELSTREETWELLSSTREETARCHSTREETWELLSSTREETLINDENPLACEPEARLSTREETPRATTSTREETTALCOTTSTREETMORGANSTREETSTATESTREETGROVESTREETELMSTREETCAPITOLAVENUEBUCKINGHAMSTREETELMSTREETSHELDONSTREETALLYNSTREETCHURCHSTREETHIGHSTREETANNSTREETTRINITYSTREETLAFAYETTE STREETWASHINGTON STREETCEDAR STREETJOHN STREETCLINTON STREETUNIONPLACEWEST STREETWHITEMAN COURTHUDSONSTREETTRUMBULLSTREETMAIN STREETPROSPECT STREETMARKETSTREETCOLUMBUSBOULEVARDFRONTSTREET POTTERSTREETLEWIS STREETGOLDSTREETTEMPLESTREETKINSLEYSTREETA1.1OWNER:City of HartfordDept. of Public Works525 Main St.Hartford, CT 06103860.757.9900ARCHITECT:Suisman Urban Design201 Mabery RoadSanta Monica, CA 90402310.230.9997www.suisman.comPROJECT AREA AND LOCATION PLANScale: NTSDate: 5/04/12Rev. Date:For: BIDSDOWNTOWN INTERSECTIONWAYFINDINGPROJ. # 1202.31Old State House1Riverfront6CT Convention Ctr.7Atheneum43City Hall48.1COLUMBUS BLVDCorningFountainPerformancePavilionPumpHouseCharterOak ScionStego-saurusPulaskiLafayettePetersburgExpressHubbardAndersonvilleBoy EdwardsSpanish-AmericanWar MemorialKnowltonPutnamWorkersMemorialWellsHarmonyUmbrellaFoxGateUnionStationGateHoadleyGateStoneFieldSculpt.HaleClocktowerCharterOak ScionMEMORIALARCHSOLDIERS& SAILORSCarouselColumbusButler-McCookHouse &GardenCentralBaptistChurchSouthChurchHolyTrinityChurchSODONEIGHBORHOODFROG HOLLOWNEIGHBORHOODSHELDON /CHARTER OAKNEIGHBORHOODENTERTAINMENTDISTRICTLindenBuildingPolishNationalHomeRibicoffFederalBuildingCotterFederalBuildingIsham-TerrryHouseArtspaceCapitalComm.CollegeUConnSchool ofBusinessCharterOakCulturalCenter“Stilts Bldg.”“Gold Bldg.”WelcomeCenter ChristChurchCathedralUSJSchool ofPharmacyYMCAResidenceInnHTFD.STAGEOldStateHouseXL CENTERCharter OakMemorialSt. Patrick-St. AnthonyChurchFranciscanCenterHiltonHomewoodSuitesAmosBullHouseANCIENTBURYINGGROUNDMarriottBURRMALLPULASKICIRCLEPresbyt.ChurchStateOfficeBldg. THEBUSHNELLB U S H N E L LCAPITOLCenterChurchCITYHALLTHEATERWORKSCONNECTICUTCONVENTIONCENTERSCIENCECENTERCONSTITUTIONPLAZAHolidayInnto Stowe &Twain Houses,Asylum HilltoColtsvilleArtSpaceUNIONSTATIONPUBLICLIBRARYRIVERFRONT / Sculpture WalkRIVERFRONTMUSEUMof CT. HIST.State LibrarySupreme Crt.“Boat Bldg.”RIVER-FRONTPLAZATRAVELERSHtfd.ClubElksWADSWORTHATHENEUM STATEHOUSESQUARETOWERSQUAREPLAZAStairsStairsStairs StairstoRiverfrontBoat HouseC O N N E C T I C U T R I V E Rto Superior Court,Park Street,Hartord Hospital,Trinity Collegeto ParkStreet,HartordHospitalto Armory,Billings Forge,Real ArtWaysLegislativeOffice Bldg.to ArmorytoComcastTheatertoKeneyTower,OldNorthCemeterytoArtistsCollective,Univ. ofHartfordP A R KASYLUMASYLUMASYLUMPRATTFORDJEWELLWELLSWELLSPEARLHICKSPEARLSTATECENTRALROWELMCAPITOLAVCAPITOLAVWHITMAN CTJOHNBUCKINGHAMBUCKINGHAMELMALLYNCHURCHCHURCHCHAPELMORGANHIGHSPRUCEHOADLEYFOOTGUARDANNHAYNESUNION PLTRINITYCLINTONLAFAYETTEWASHINGTONWESTCEDARWADSWORTHHUDSONTRUMBULLMAINMAINPROSPECTMARKETCOLUMBUS BLVDARCHKINSLEYTEMPLETALCOTTFRONTGROVESHELDONCHARTEROAKAVLEWISLINDENPLGOLDATH.SQ.PULASKIMALLI-91WHITEHEADHWY.I-84FoundersBridge/PromenadeMayorPetersBridgeBUSHNELLPARKNORTHN0‘500’ 500’1000’ 1000’1500’ 1500’4 2 0 2 4 66minuteson footMINUTES ONFOOT FROMHEREHartford’s cityplan is one ofthe oldest inAmerica – firstlaid out around1635 (just 20years after thedeath ofShakespeare!).Like othercolonial-eraAmerican cities,Hartford’sstreets followthe naturaltopography.The resultingirregular network ofstreets creates acharming, quilt-likeplan withinteresting urbanspaces and vistas.This pattern reflectsHartford’s colonialroots, but can bechallenging tonavigate.for more information please visithartford.com/downtownW A L K I N G M A P + P L A C E S O F I N T E R E S TFINDING YOUR WAY ON FOOT IN CONNECTICUT’S CAPITAL CITYMap of Hartford c. 164046820246810The color-coded walking map above, availableat most downtown street corners, can help youfind your way on foot.Additionally, the signs above you (on the backof the “walk” signals) tell you the direction anddistance – in minutes on foot – of key civic andcultural destinations.Place of cultural,historic,or architectural interestWalkable streetor pathwayYou are here The GreenWalk,parks,green spacesThe iQuilt Plan with The GreenWalkDowntown Hartford is filled with cultural, civic, and commercial destinations, allin a compact district that can be easily traversed on foot in less than 20 minutes.48Connecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • The iQuilt Plan is Already Being ImplementedTravelers Tower & Phoenix PlazaConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • 2015: Opening of3-Minute Headways toDowntown & visa-versaDowntown Connectionsto Regional Employment,Arts, & RetailNeed DowntownAlignment to maximizeappeal and usefulnessConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • 2016: Increased Railroad Service to Union StationToday: 6 Trains Per Day2016: 12-17 Trains/Day Every 45 minutes at peak Seamless Connections to MetroNorth & AmtrakThis is a Game-ChangerConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • 2015: Hartford’s Intermodal TriangleConnecting Union Station to Main StreetDowntown Connections to Bushnell ParkImproving Transit ConnectionsConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Bushnell Park NorthShorter Crosswalks to Park EntrancesNew Promenade from Union Station to Gold StreetTraffic Calming at Park EdgeExtension of Bushnell Park to Main StreetConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Bushnell Park NorthDRAFTRendering of Park Entrance@ Main StreetConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Downtown Transit Pattern - Today vs. TomorrowLess Bus Congestion on Main StreetBetter Downtown Access from East and WestBetter Transit ConnectionsIntroduction of CTfastrak to State House SquareConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Main Street & State House SquareDRAFTNew On-Street Parking Options - Expanded Sidewalk @ Old State House - Convenient TransitConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • January 2013 - Public Meeting at Hartford Public LibraryJanuary 2013 - Engineers Selected; Surveys/Design UnderwayFebruary 2013 - CRCOG Completed Downtown Transit StudyFebruary 2013 - Suisman Urban Design Completed Draft ConceptMay 22 2013 - Public Forum @ Hartford Public LibraryOctober 2013 - 90% DesignDecember 2013 - Bid Construction ProjectSpring 2014 - Start ConstructionFall 2015 - Complete ConstructionNext Steps for ImplementationConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Capital City Parks& Open SpaceSystem PlanConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • VisionCreate a fully functional parks/open space/bike systemConnect traditional as well as non-traditional open spacesEstablish cycling as an important mode of transportationCreate vibrant places and active lifestylesConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • Goals & ObjectivesDevelop clear guidance for maintenance and operationsEnsure attractive and functional year-round public spacesDevelop a bicycle network strategyImprove public safety in our parksDevelop an innovative funding mechanismDevelop action plan and strategies for implemenationConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan
  • TimelineConnecting the Capital City 27 April 2013 Presentation @ Bike/Walk CT SummitBackground Intermodal Triangle Parks System Plan