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  • 1. Orange County Bus andRail Investment Plan David King January 5, 2012
  • 2. Quick BackgroundSpecial Transit Advisory Commission (STAC) – 2008Joint MPO Long Range Transportation Plan – 2009Passage of HB 148 Congestion Relief and 21stCentury Intermodal Transport Fund - 2009County Bus and Rail Planning – 2010 to 2011Durham County residents approve ½ cent salestax transit referendum - Nov. 2011 (60% YES- 40% no) 2
  • 3. Bus Planning•new service• increased frequency• park and ride• amenities Public Input Financial Model• 19 public workshops The• • Balance of Bus & Rail• 1,100 participants • Settings for variables Draft 54, 000 visitors to website • Use of borrowing Plan • Plan must be affordable! Alternatives Analysis• Light Rail• Commuter Rail• Stations• Cost Estimates 3
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  • 5. Elements of the DRAFT Bus Plan1. LOCAL - Service Improvement CH, C UNC in the 15/ 501 corridor2. REGIONAL – Carrboro- CH- Durham Express (Route 405) By Year 13. REGIONAL – Mebane – Hillsborough – Durham Express4. LOCAL – 54 Corridor Improvements (Orange and Durham Counties)5. LOCAL – Support existing services6. LOCAL – Chapel Hill – Carrboro – UNC Sunday Service7. LOCAL - Hillsborough Circulator8. LOCAL – Chapel Hill – Carrboro – UNC Saturday Service By Year 39. REGIONAL – Route 800 – SW Durham (Southpoint) – Chapel Hill peak10. RGP- Improve service in unincorporated Orange County11. LOCAL – Extend evening service in Chapel Hill – Carrboro- UNC12. REGIONAL – Carrboro – Chapel Hill- Durham Express (Route 405) – Saturday13. REGIONAL – Chapel Hill – Regional Transit Center via Southpoint (Rte. 800) – Saturday14. LOCAL – Hillsborough Circulator15. REGIONAL – Hillsborough – Chapel Hill (Route 420) - peak 5 1 Bus = 3,150 bus hours
  • 6. 16. RGP – Improve service in unincorporated Orange County By 203517. REGIONAL EXP – Pittsboro – Chapel Hill Express18. REGIONAL – Route 805 – RTC via SW Durham (Woodcroft) Chapel Hill19. LOCAL – Improve peak hour bus frequency Chapel Hill Carrboro UNC 6
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  • 8. Examples:Light Rail Transit (LRT) Charlotte Salt Lake City Denver Exclusive Running Phoenix Denver 8
  • 9. Examples:High Level BRT Bogota, Colombia Curitiba, Brazil 9 Guangzhou, China
  • 10. UNC Hospitals Mason Farm RoadStation - A3(d)LRT/BRT High 10
  • 11. Mason Farm StationLRT/BRT High 11
  • 12. Hamilton StationLRT/BRT HighFinal station location to bedetermined in PE/DEIS 12
  • 13. Alternative C1: Friday Center Station (A) LRT/BRT High Alignment:Friday Center – Meadowmont - Leigh Village 13
  • 14. Alternative C1:Friday Center – MeadowmontLeigh Village 14 LRT/BRT High Bridge over NC 54 into Meadowmont
  • 15. Alternative C1:Meadowmont Station LRT/BRT High Alignment:Friday Center – Meadowmont - Leigh Village 15
  • 16. Alternative C2: Friday Center Station (B) LRT/BRT HighAlternative C1:Friday Center – Meadowmont - Leigh Village Alignment: Friday Center-Woodmont- NC 54 / George King Road- Leigh Village 16
  • 17. Alternative C2: Woodmont StationLRT/BRT High Alignment: Friday Center-Woodmont- NC 54 / George King Road- Leigh Village 17
  • 18. Alternative C2:Friday Center-Woodmont-NC 54/ George King Road-Leigh Village 18 18Woodmont (Hillmont) Station Concept
  • 19. Leigh Village StationLRT/BRT High 19
  • 20. Gateway Station LRT/BRT High 20
  • 21. DRAFT Orange Bus and Rail Investment PlanBus Investment Rail Investment New bus hours by end of FIRST Opening year of Light Rail – year – 22,050 hrs 2025 New bus hours by end of LRT Capital Cost - $330 m THIRD year - 44,100 hrs LRT Annual Operating Cost – Total number of new bus $3.2 m hours by 2035 – 50,400 hrs MLK Busway Improvements completed -2017 * Sales Tax Growth Rate – Potential Rail Dividend Bus 3.6 % Hours – 30,000 to 45,000 21
  • 22. Financial Resources available forTransit Local revenue in Bus and Rail Transit Investment Plan ½ sales tax $7 vehicle registration fee $3 increase in Triangle Transit vehicle registration fee Rental car tax revenue State participation - 25% assumed Federal participation – 50% assumed 22
  • 23. Approval ProcessDCHC MPO The people will have an Considers approval of Bus and Rail opportunity to vote on the Investment Plan Plan by way of a publicTriangle Transit Board of Trustees referendum Considers approval of Bus and Rail Investment PlanOrange County Commissions Considers approval of Bus and Rail Investment Plan Authorizes referendum and selects date * All municipalities within Orange County must receive copy of Bus and Rail Investment Plan for review 23
  • 24. Discussion and Questions 24 24