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    • ‘ 3 February 2009 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Creative Cape Town 2 Station CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • VISION 2010+ “Revitalise the station as the cities core transport and activity hub to position Cape Town as an inspirational world city.” The rail industry has changed irrevocably – political will and sustained & guaranteed government funding means that the in the next 1- 15 years the entire fleet will be replaced. Environmental (energy and spatial concerns) and socio-economic conditions (global meltdown) determine that public transport is no longer an option, it’s a mere matter of time. CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • An inspirational world city is; culturally unique, efficient, safe for its users, memorable, diverse, just. a city of opportunity, equity and sustainability CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Precedent Stations can be powerful landmarks in the civic and social arena and can anchor the mobility logic of the city. CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Transport underpins urban performance and growth Injects new life into city and regional rail access which is the highest volume, lowest cost and lowest environmental impact city movement system Network-wide impact on the commuter/passenger experience Scale of the problem | opportunity Regional City concept > economic supply chain integration [2006/07 IDP] CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • KEY= LOCK= ACTION OPPURTUNITY CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • DEVELOPMENT VALUE •Public perception and image of “Architecture is about creating rail high quality environments that service the public and user • management and the public role optimally” of civic infrastructure •Asset enhancement and protection 33 °55.S 18° 35.E CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Role of the Station in a sustainable city 2010 “…the tournament itself is, first and foremost, a city festival on a world scale. A memorable World Cup will therefore be one that heralds an urban and cultural renaissance in SA…A new concept of built public environments that foster racial desegregation and a culture of conviviality should be invented…we should turn it into a large-scale cultural festival with mass popular and international appeal. Continental and diasporic artists, intellectuals, musicians, fashion designers, writers, architects and former football stars should be involved”- Professor Achille Mbembe, Global Dialogue, quoted in Business Day, 05 October 2006 DELIGHT PURPOSE CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Objectives & Challenges to the Station The current station has reached functional obsolescence Public transport requires World class functionality Cape Town Station will have a catalytic role in the CBD CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Client Imperatives Operational efficiency Safety & Security Information Management Aesthetics CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • STATION AS CATALYST spatial economic operational concerns are key potential potential rail development social potential potential CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • RAIL FACT FILE Operator: Metrorail, a business unit of Transnet Infrastructure: Owned by SA Rail Commuter Corporation, Ltd Fleet size: 770 trailer coaches, 231 motor coaches (train sets of 8 to 14 coaches, 66 train sets) Train sets operating in peak: 66 Permeability Number of service lines operating in peak: 14 Number of train trips made in peak: 227 Type of operation: Active edges Suburban heavy rail, scheduled service Most frequent service: 4 minutes Passenger boarding's in period 06h00 to 09h00: 246 431 “…stations become gateways into the city, spaces of both incidental and deliberate joy...” movement 13 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • surroundings Cape Town’s magic is a juxtaposition of its geology, its climate, its people 14 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day. ~ Vincent Van Gogh 15 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Increasing patronage Sport Assorted sporting events 2008 Vodacom Challenge 2009 Confederation Cup 2010 Soccer World Cup Tourism Southern line Off-peak promotions Expresses CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • VENDORS/ TRADERS LOCAL COMMUNITY OPERATIONAL STAFF TRAIN_BUS_TAXI DRIVERS A variety of people using the Cape Town Station________ 18 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • RETAIL DEMAND ASSUMPTIONS All Intersite employees at Station Intersite Employees Rail Passengers Daily Boarding & Alighting 6-9pm Long Distance Busses 25% of daily passengers due to location Commuter Busses 20% of daily passengers boarding busses Minibus Taxi’s Daily passengers boarding taxi’s Tourist using public transport 6.3% of tourist visiting the CBD FUTURE DEMAND: 1. Daily Shoppers 2. Long distance rail users Potential future visitors to Station 3. Metered Taxi’s 4. Tourists visiting station CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • Light at the end of a tunnel… New stations Stock Road Kuyasa Chris Hani 2010 upgrades New trains February 2007 Soweto Business express October 2007 Khayelitsha Express May 2008 Tshwane Express November 2008 Premium Express 2010 Airport Rail Link CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • The modern commuter psyche CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • RETAIL MARKET TRENDS INTERNATIONAL NATIONAL 1. Decline in traditional shopping 1. Formal retail is being developed mall use in previously disadvantaged areas 2. Trade 2nd largest contributor to 2. Decline in large stores offering single category products WC GDP 3. Precision shopping 3. Highest growth in food & 4. Demand for convenience groceries sales shopping 4. Discount stores = popular 5. Demand for smaller shops 5. High growth in convenient stores offering discounted products 6. Products: 6. Demand for cultural & • Technology Based (Cell- entertainment phones) 7. Products: • All food products • Technology based • Organic produce • All eateries • Ethnical themed stores CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
    • SUPPLY: COMPLEMENTARY TO STATION Existing Supply: 1. Garden Centre 1. Spaza Shops 2. Golden Acre 2. Hawkers/ Street Vendors 3. V&A Waterfront 3. Shebeens 4. CTICC 4. Street Markets 5. St Georges Mall 5. Tuck Shops 6. Mandela Rhodes Place 6. Grand Parade 7. Kloof & Long Streets 8. Cape Quarter Potential Supply: 1. Oscar Pearce Hotel 5. Phoenix Hotel Site 2. Mandela Rhodes Place 6. Waterfront Expansion 3. City Hall 7. Convention Centre Expansion 4. Grand Parade 8. Old Biscuit Mill Expansion 23 CAPE TOWN STATION REVITALISATION
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