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MANAGING GOODS MOVEMENT
    IN NEW YORK CITY


                  Stacey D. Hodge
              Director, Office of Freight ...
NEW YORK CITY DOT
• Over   4,000 staff         • 789 bridge structures,
                              including six tunnel...
OFFICE OF FREIGHT MOBILITY

• Improve   public safety.

• Providea high quality of life for
 residents.

• Balancegoods mo...
TRUCK ROUTES
      4
NYC TRUCK ROUTE SYSTEM
• Bronx:          172 miles

• Brooklyn:       198 miles

• Queens:          243 miles

• Manhattan...
TRUCK ROUTE CHANGES
NYPD MEMO INSERTS
  Customized Maps For 76 Precincts
MTA
                             Bridges and
                               Tunnels

                             PANY&NJ
...
NEW YORK’S PARKWAYS
         11
PARKWAY BRIDGE HITS
         12
BRIDGE HITS IN REGION
•More than 1,400 bridge strikes in NY over the last 15
 years (NYSDOT)

•Four of the five worst locat...
COORDINATION WITH
          ENFORCEMENT
Source of driving instructions
• GPS

• Mapquest

• Dispatcher

• Handwritten   In...
CURRENT INITIATIVES

• Improve    visibility of the bridges

• Improving   online mapping and GPS data

• Coordinate    wi...
BRIDGE FACIA
TREATMENTS
                     Reported Bridge Hits

                        2006 - 8 Hits
                 ...
LOW BRIDGES GIS/KML FILE
On website
3/26/2009
EDUCATION
 CAMPAIGN
Regional Bridge Strike Task
          Force
DOWNSTATE PARKWAY
     SYSTEM
Governor David
       Paterson in
   coordination with
      Westchester
       County, has
 proposed legislation
  for hi...
LESSONS LEARNED AND
             NEXT STEPS
• Increasing   the number of signs has not proven effective

• Need    to impr...
THANK YOU
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Presentation to the 2009 METRANS National Urban Freight Conference, Long Beach CA representing NYCDOT. Track CP-3 Regional Comparison: Traffic Management
Session Moderator: Genevieve Giuliano, University of Southern California

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    1. 1. MANAGING GOODS MOVEMENT IN NEW YORK CITY Stacey D. Hodge Director, Office of Freight Mobility New York City Department of Transportation 3rd Annual METRANS National Urban Freight Conference October 22, 2009
    2. 2. NEW YORK CITY DOT • Over 4,000 staff • 789 bridge structures, including six tunnels • Approx. 5,800 miles of streets, sidewalks, and • Operate the Staten Island highways Ferry, which serves over 20 million people annually • Over 1.3 million signs
    3. 3. OFFICE OF FREIGHT MOBILITY • Improve public safety. • Providea high quality of life for residents. • Balancegoods movement with other uses of curb, street and highway space. • Support the City’s economy.
    4. 4. TRUCK ROUTES 4
    5. 5. NYC TRUCK ROUTE SYSTEM • Bronx: 172 miles • Brooklyn: 198 miles • Queens: 243 miles • Manhattan: 130 miles • Staten Island: 194 miles • Total 937 miles 5 nyc.dot/trucks
    6. 6. TRUCK ROUTE CHANGES
    7. 7. NYPD MEMO INSERTS Customized Maps For 76 Precincts
    8. 8. MTA Bridges and Tunnels PANY&NJ No trucks allowed to enter NYC via Holland Tunnel NYCDOT NYSDOT
    9. 9. NEW YORK’S PARKWAYS 11
    10. 10. PARKWAY BRIDGE HITS 12
    11. 11. BRIDGE HITS IN REGION •More than 1,400 bridge strikes in NY over the last 15 years (NYSDOT) •Four of the five worst locations are along the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County (borders the Bronx) •46 bridge hits in Westchester County so far in 2009 •NYPD documented 70 hits in 2008 for NYC
    12. 12. COORDINATION WITH ENFORCEMENT Source of driving instructions • GPS • Mapquest • Dispatcher • Handwritten Instructions • Person on the street
    13. 13. CURRENT INITIATIVES • Improve visibility of the bridges • Improving online mapping and GPS data • Coordinate with Industry on Technology • Coordination with NYPD on Incident Data • Regional Bridge Strike Task Force
    14. 14. BRIDGE FACIA TREATMENTS Reported Bridge Hits 2006 - 8 Hits 2007 - 5 Hits 2008 - 5 Hits August 2008 2009 - 6 Hits
    15. 15. LOW BRIDGES GIS/KML FILE
    16. 16. On website 3/26/2009
    17. 17. EDUCATION CAMPAIGN Regional Bridge Strike Task Force
    18. 18. DOWNSTATE PARKWAY SYSTEM
    19. 19. Governor David Paterson in coordination with Westchester County, has proposed legislation for higher penalties including jail time and confiscation of trucks if ticketed on parkways. Press Release Oct 14, 2009
    20. 20. LESSONS LEARNED AND NEXT STEPS • Increasing the number of signs has not proven effective • Need to improve sign location • GPS units are routing trucks onto parkways • Proof of Concept Pilots of technology (height detection, LPR) • Develop a regional GIS project for low bridges collaborate with industry, other transportation agencies and railroads • Identify funding for regional implementation of technology
    21. 21. THANK YOU
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