CUTA 2008: Christina De Marco Presentation

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CUTA 2008: Christina De Marco Presentation

  1. 1. Transit-Oriented Development and Smart Growth Christina DeMarco, Division Manager, Policy and Planning, Metro Vancouver CUTA: Youth Summit on Sustainable Urban Transportation, August 23, 2008 Planning a Transit-Friendly Metropolitan Region: Metro Vancouver
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Preparing a regional growth management plan </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges- how we get around today, existing land use patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Land use solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Supply Side and Demand Side Strategies </li></ul>
  3. 3. Metro Vancouver
  4. 4. Long term region-wide plan <ul><li>Covers the whole region </li></ul><ul><li>Looks out to 2030 and beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a framework for local planning </li></ul><ul><li>Region right scale to analyze and apply solutions to transportation, employment, housing, air quality, biodiversity issues </li></ul>
  5. 5. Metro Vancouver Population: 1961 to 2031 Source: GVRD Estimate 2005 The Growth Challenge
  6. 6. Annual Vehicle Distance Travelled in US in billions of miles : 1983 to 2008
  7. 7. Licensed Vehicles, Metro Vancouver, 1998-2008 0 200,000 400,000 600,000 800,000 1,000,000 1,200,000 1,400,000 1,600,000 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Year Licensed Vehicles Source: ICBC
  8. 8. How we get around Source: TransLink, 2004 Trip Diary Survey, all trips over a 24 hour period
  9. 9. Source: Statistics Canada, 1996, 2006 Census 16.5% 14.3% 7.1% 6.6% 67.3% 70.6% 6.3% 5.8% 1.7% 1.7% 1.1% 1.0% Vehicle driver Vehicle driver Passenger in vehicle Passenger in vehicle Public Transit Public Transit Walk Walk Cycle Cycle Other Other 1996 2006 Journey to Work by Mode Split, Metro Vancouver, 1996 - 2006
  10. 11. Greenhouse Gases 2005 GHG Emissions Inventory for Metro Vancouver & FVRD Source: Metro Vancouver. 2007 Lower Fraser Valley includes Metro Vancouver and FVRD Total Emissions = 18.9 million tonnes Agricultural 2% Cement Plants 11% Industrial Processes 4%
  11. 12. Source. M Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology
  12. 13. Source: Neptis Foundation, Toronto
  13. 16. Transit- Supportive Land Use Patterns
  14. 17. Job location Matters: Transit, walk, and cycling trips
  15. 18. Transit-Supportive Land Use Patterns Not This: Offices Parks This: Town Centres
  16. 19. Green Locations and Green Buildings
  17. 21. Transit Use and Urban Density 0.0 10.0 20.0 30.0 40.0 50.0 60.0 70.0 0.0 20.0 40.0 60.0 80.0 100.0 120.0 % Transit Use Europe US-Canada-Australia Asia Metro Persons/hectare
  18. 22. Metro Vancouver 1981
  19. 23. Metro Vancouver 2006
  20. 24. Metro Vancouver 2031
  21. 25. Metro Vancouver 2031
  22. 26. Source. M Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology
  23. 27. Transit Supply
  24. 29. Source. M Meyer, Georgia Institute of Technology
  25. 31. Parking supply and pricing
  26. 32. Road pricing
  27. 37. Urban and Non-Urban Areas
  28. 38. Green Zone
  29. 39. Municipal Centres
  30. 41. <ul><li>1. Arrange land use to reduce transportation demand (compact region, centres, transit corridors) </li></ul><ul><li>2. Manage supply to support land use and demand management measures with priority on walking, cycling and transit </li></ul><ul><li>Manage demand through pricing </li></ul><ul><li>4. Make best use of existing infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>5. Make cost-effective transportation decisions </li></ul><ul><li>6. Pay attention to place-making </li></ul><ul><li>7. Pay attention to promoting healthy lifestyles </li></ul>7 ways to Promote a Transit- Friendly Region
  31. 44. www.metrovancouver.org

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