SOUTH OF FRASER TRANSIT PLAN PROVINCIAL TRANSIT PLAN AND OTHER RELATED STUDIES  Presented to Township Council March 10, 20...
Agenda <ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Background  </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>S...
<ul><li>Objective   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide Council information on the following studies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>SOFA Transit Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TransLink Long term 2031 Vision for Transit services </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
<ul><li>Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement in principle summer of 07 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
 
 
SOFA TP 2031 Network <ul><li>BRT  </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser Hwy West, 200 Street South, Highway 1 West </li></ul><ul><li>Fr...
Provincial Transit Plan (2020) Expansion of SkyTrain – 6 km to Fleetwood
Provincial Transit Plan (2020) BRT – Fraser Hwy, Hwy 1, King George, GEB
Provincial Transit Plan $11.1 billion Total Estimated Cost $1.6 billion 1,500 new, clean energy buses and related maintena...
Provincial Gateway Program <ul><li>Second Narrows to 216 Street </li></ul><ul><li>Highway 1/216 Street Interchange </li></...
Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study <ul><li>9 projects, $308 million </li></ul><ul><li>Mufford/64 Avenue Overpass </li></ul><...
Community Rail Study <ul><li>Scope – 196 St to 264 St </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peak Hour 20 minute service </li></ul></ul><ul...
Recommendations <ul><li>Endorse SOFA TP subject to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement to reflect Provincial Transit Plan  <...
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Township staff present their response to TransLink's south of the Fraser transit plan (March 10, 2008).

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South Fraser transit plan

  1. 1. SOUTH OF FRASER TRANSIT PLAN PROVINCIAL TRANSIT PLAN AND OTHER RELATED STUDIES Presented to Township Council March 10, 2008
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Background </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>South of Fraser Transit Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provincial Transit Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provincial Gateway Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Rail Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Master Transportation Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Objective </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide Council information on the following studies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>South of Fraser Area Transit Plan (SOFA Transit Plan) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provincial Transit Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To provide Council a brief update on the following related studies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provincial Gateway Program </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Rail Study </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Township Master Transportation Plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Outcome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To seek Council endorsement of the SOFA Transit Plan subject to addressing issues of concern to the Township </li></ul></ul>Introduction
  4. 4. <ul><li>SOFA Transit Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TransLink Long term 2031 Vision for Transit services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communities of Langley, Surrey, Delta, White Rock </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provincial Transit Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthen Provincial Transportation Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foster economic growth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support Climate Action goals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Provincial Gateway Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highway 1/Port Mann, South of Fraser Perimeter Road, North of Fraser Perimeter Road </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)/HOV on Highway 1 </li></ul></ul>Background
  5. 5. <ul><li>Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Agreement in principle summer of 07 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 grade separation projects at $308 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To address road/rail growth and interaction </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Rail Study </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Feasibility of re-introducing passenger rail service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower level peak hour service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build upon work initiated by City of Surrey </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Master Transportation Plan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guide development of Township Transportation Network to 2021 </li></ul></ul>Background
  6. 8. SOFA TP 2031 Network <ul><li>BRT </li></ul><ul><li>Fraser Hwy West, 200 Street South, Highway 1 West </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent Bus </li></ul><ul><li>200 St North, Highway 1 East, 96 Ave, 88 Ave, 64 Ave, Hwy 10 West, Fraser Hwy East, 32/24 Ave, 208 St (Willoughby) </li></ul>
  7. 9. Provincial Transit Plan (2020) Expansion of SkyTrain – 6 km to Fleetwood
  8. 10. Provincial Transit Plan (2020) BRT – Fraser Hwy, Hwy 1, King George, GEB
  9. 11. Provincial Transit Plan $11.1 billion Total Estimated Cost $1.6 billion 1,500 new, clean energy buses and related maintenance infrastructure, of which approximately 900 are planned for Metro Vancouver $1.2 billion Nine new Rapid Bus lines, seven of which will be in the Metro Region, including along the King George Highway and Fraser Highway $2.0 billion Upgrade to Expo Line and Stations $1.4 billion Evergreen Line Construction – 11 km $1.1 billion SkyTrain extension to Fleetwood – 6 km $2.8 billion SkyTrain extension to UBC – 12 km Cost Proposed Improvement
  10. 12. Provincial Gateway Program <ul><li>Second Narrows to 216 Street </li></ul><ul><li>Highway 1/216 Street Interchange </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conceptual Plans – cyclists and pedestrians included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cost Sharing Agreement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Highway 1 Bus/HOV Lanes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20 buses, 10-15 minute frequency. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>200 Street to Lougheed Mall </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Related Transit Facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transit Exchange/Park and Ride </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transit/HOV Tunnel, vicinity of 202 Street </li></ul></ul><ul><li>192 Street Overpass Improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Discussions on 208 St Overpass </li></ul>
  11. 13. Roberts Bank Rail Corridor Study <ul><li>9 projects, $308 million </li></ul><ul><li>Mufford/64 Avenue Overpass </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest Priority - $51 million </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Draft Design feasibility Study </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future Council Report </li></ul></ul><ul><li>196 Street/54 Ave/192 St Combo Overpass Project </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Potential alternate to 200 Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>TransLink Study on Alignment Options </li></ul></ul><ul><li>232 Street Overpass </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily for Rail Operations </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. Community Rail Study <ul><li>Scope – 196 St to 264 St </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Peak Hour 20 minute service </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Study Parameters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Examined rail traffic, constraints, existing transit service, safety impact, potential service and stations, range of costs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Key Constraint </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Must separate freight traffic from passenger traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Staff Approach </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-examine in the future upon successful and cost effective implementation of commuter rail/LRT in Surrey </li></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Recommendations <ul><li>Endorse SOFA TP subject to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supplement to reflect Provincial Transit Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strive for equity in bus service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Commence planning of facilities and infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Submit amended Implementation Plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acknowledge need for further rapid transit projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Identify the need for improved connection to Abbotsford </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Endorse TransLink requesting federal funding </li></ul><ul><li>Authorize sending the staff report to TransLink and other SOFA municipalities </li></ul>
  14. 16. Thank You
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