April 14, 2012Driving Progress:
Capital Metro At a Glance             Our business is connecting      people, jobs and communities by providing           ...
Driving Progress in 2012 MetroAirport route enhancements Manor Park & Ride opening MetroBike shelter opening at Kramer ...
MetroRapid purpose• Provide high-quality, faster, more frequent and  reliable transit for major corridors• $47.6 million t...
Part of a larger plan Included in 2004  All Systems Go!  long-range transit plan Reflected in regional  Project Connect ...
What Is MetroRapid?Convenient, high-capacity transit• High frequency service• Limited stops• Travels 37 miles• 77 stations...
MetroRapid Benefits• Real-time arrival info (web, stations, aps)• Improved travel time and reliability• Sleek new vehicles...
Where will it go?  Crestview Station           SoCo & SoLa     The Domain                 WestgateThe University of Texas ...
MetroRapid Features More frequent: 10-minute peak service, 15-minute off-peak More cost-efficient:(reduces per passenger...
Limited Stops                                                                    North Lamar    Current Route 1L Boardings...
Rapid stops are high-volume stops     rapid stop   boardings
Faster ServiceSample Trip: NLTC to SCTCRoute 1                         54 minRoute 101 (limited-stop flyer)               ...
Faster ServiceSample Trip:  Westgate to UTRoute 3                  31 minMetroRapid                 20% (803 proposed)    ...
Service Levels Faster, more frequent service translates to increased  passenger capacity on two of the busiest travel cor...
Timeline Rte 801 (N. Lamar/S. Congress) Early 2014 Rte 803 (Burnet/S. Lamar) Late 2014                                  ...
The FutureConnectinga community &its people.
Questions?
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  • Many changes already taking place More exciting things to come
  • We can serve 80% of riders with only 30% of stops. Efficient!
  • MetroRapid will connect to proposed urban rail system
  • 20120814 utc metro rapid presentation

    1. 1. April 14, 2012Driving Progress:
    2. 2. Capital Metro At a Glance Our business is connecting people, jobs and communities by providing quality transportation choices. We traveled nearly 11 million miles last year and gave 33 million rides. We move 120,000 riders each weekday.
    3. 3. Driving Progress in 2012 MetroAirport route enhancements Manor Park & Ride opening MetroBike shelter opening at Kramer Station New bus stop signage New website Hydrogen bus/CNG MetroRail Friday/Saturday night service Night Owl improvements MetroRapid funding agreement
    4. 4. MetroRapid purpose• Provide high-quality, faster, more frequent and reliable transit for major corridors• $47.6 million total project cost• $38 million though FTA grant
    5. 5. Part of a larger plan Included in 2004 All Systems Go! long-range transit plan Reflected in regional Project Connect planning effort
    6. 6. What Is MetroRapid?Convenient, high-capacity transit• High frequency service• Limited stops• Travels 37 miles• 77 stations• Serves the densest population area and highest ridership markets in region• 40 new highly branded vehicles• Two lines: 801: N. Lamar/S. Congress 803: Burnet/S. Lamar• Less than $50 M
    7. 7. MetroRapid Benefits• Real-time arrival info (web, stations, aps)• Improved travel time and reliability• Sleek new vehicles• Custom stations (seating, shade canopy, customer information)• Faster: Fewer stops Signal Priority Transit Priority lanes• Real time = less waiting
    8. 8. Where will it go? Crestview Station SoCo & SoLa The Domain WestgateThe University of Texas ChinatownPickle Research Center St. Edward’s The Triangle Southpark Meadows Seton Hospital Capitol & State Offices Downtown North Loop Ladybird Lake Auditorium Shores
    9. 9. MetroRapid Features More frequent: 10-minute peak service, 15-minute off-peak More cost-efficient:(reduces per passenger trip costs as much as 40%) More service (more frequent over longer hours) More economic opportunities (TOD) More customers
    10. 10. Limited Stops North Lamar Current Route 1L Boardings: Transit Center North Lamar/South Congress University of Texas Oltorf/Congress Southpark Meadows Lamar/Rundberg Downtown Future Rapid stop boardings per day
    11. 11. Rapid stops are high-volume stops rapid stop boardings
    12. 12. Faster ServiceSample Trip: NLTC to SCTCRoute 1 54 minRoute 101 (limited-stop flyer) 46 min 20%MetroRapid (801 proposed) faster 43 min
    13. 13. Faster ServiceSample Trip: Westgate to UTRoute 3 31 minMetroRapid 20% (803 proposed) faster 24 min
    14. 14. Service Levels Faster, more frequent service translates to increased passenger capacity on two of the busiest travel corridors. >35% >50% increase increase Current Service Levels Along N. Lamar/S. Congress Along Burnet/S. Lamar
    15. 15. Timeline Rte 801 (N. Lamar/S. Congress) Early 2014 Rte 803 (Burnet/S. Lamar) Late 2014 2014
    16. 16. The FutureConnectinga community &its people.
    17. 17. Questions?
    18. 18. MetroRapid pe dalu ca Gua Lava Downtown Stations: 4th – Republic Square – Wooldridge Square – Capitol – Museum District
    19. 19. MetroRapid e alup d ca Gua Lava Downtown Stations: 8th – Republic Square – Wooldridge Square – Capitol – Museum District
    20. 20. MetroRapid e ca alup Lava d Downtown Stations: Gua – Republic Square 12th – Wooldridge Square – Capitol – Museum District
    21. 21. MetroRapid e p dalu ca Downtown Stations: Lava Gua – Republic Square – Wooldridge Square 16th – Capitol – Museum District
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