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Peoria Transit Study Public Meeting #3 Slides

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Slides presented on 1/8/2013 at South Brooke Church of Christ.

Slides presented on 1/8/2013 at South Brooke Church of Christ.

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  • 1. Public Meeting #3Peoria/Riverside Transit Study January 8, 2013 South Brooke Church of Christ
  • 2. Agenda1. Background2. Bus Rapid Transit3. Goals/Needs4. Definitions of Alternatives5. Evaluation Criteria6. Evaluation Results7. Preferred Alternative8. Next Steps1/9/2013 2
  • 3. Current Transit System• 18 fixed routes• 300,000 annual revenue hours• 65 fixed route vehicles• 52 Paratransit vehicles• 10,000-12,000 boardings/day• $18M annual operating budget 1/9/2013 3
  • 4. Tulsa Transit Ridership by Route Route 105: Peoria FY12 Ridership105 458,559222 315,269101 260,717112 190,378210 171,187221 166,885100 161,348114 134,342111 130,885251 130,593203 126,842215 113,795117 89,823318 86,605118 80,434471 48,808306 47,542 1/9/2013 4
  • 5. Adopted Regional Transit System PlanAdopted 10/13/2011
  • 6. Adopted Regional Transit System Plan Peoria/Riverside CorridorAdopted 10/13/2011 Miles 20.2 Residents: 56,000 (1 in 7) Jobs: 52,000 (1 in 5) 5,700 TOTAL daily trips to/from downtown (13%)
  • 7. Major Activity CentersDowntown Tulsa Tech St. John & Hillcrest Utica Square Blair Property Park Cherry Street Mabee Center/ORU Brookside1/9/2013 7
  • 8. PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan1/9/2013 8
  • 9. Ride Check Survey• April 24-26, 2012 (Tuesday – Thursday)• 9 Routes surveyed• 9 routes accounted for 64% of total ridership, of which 25% was on Route 105 (Peoria)• 20% flag stops (5% of riders)• Major stops at Pine, DAS, 41st Street, 61st Street, and 81st Street• 4,000+ benefitting riders Grouping On Board + Boardings N Peoria + S Peoria 1,681 N Peoria + Downtown 2,819 S Peoria + Downtown 3,728 All Segments 4,114 1/9/2013 9
  • 10. Public Involvement Steering Committee Initial Meeting (June) Initial round of public meetings July 16th & 17th Targeted Neighborhood Outreach1/9/2013 11
  • 11. Public InvolvementPublic Comments Big Ideas• We need to ensure service for North Tulsa• Be conscious of where bus stops are placed• Better frequencies• Outreach to North Tulsa churches 1/9/2013 12
  • 12. Scenario Comparison Scenario A Scenario B Scenario C Scenario D Scenario E Based on technical analysis and public input, move forward with Scenario B (66th St. North to 81st & Lewis)Existing Transit Riders 4,050 4,050 3,950 3,950 3,690 1/9/2013 13
  • 13. Bus Rapid TransitBranded Buses Off-Board Fare CollectionEnhanced Boarding Platforms Passenger Information 1/9/2013 14
  • 14. The Spur – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 15
  • 15. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 16
  • 16. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 17
  • 17. Shelters & Passenger Information1/9/2013 18
  • 18. Stop Types1/9/2013 19
  • 19. Station Concept Examples • 20 ft Concrete platform •Station canopy and structural framing support •LED lighting beneath station canopy •Benches and / or leaning rails, bicycle racks, trash cans •Branded, BRT signage and passenger information •Allowance for public art incorporated into amenities1/9/2013 20
  • 20. Station Concept Examples •35 ft Concrete platform •Station canopy and structural framing support •LED lighting beneath station canopy •Benches and / or leaning rails, bicycle racks, trash cans •Branded, BRT signage and passenger information •Allowance for public art incorporated into amenities1/9/2013 21
  • 21. San Antonio Primo1/9/2013 22
  • 22. Study Goals Peoria-Riverside Transit Study Goals• Goal 1: Improve Transit Access and Regional Mobility• Goal 2: Support Economic Development• Goal 3: Invest in Low-Cost, High-Impact Transit Infrastructure• Goal 4: Build Community Support for the Value of Transit1/9/2013 23
  • 23. Description of Alternatives• Bus Rapid Transit- BRT (MAP-21 req)• Fast Bus• Tulsa Enhanced• Tulsa (+) Plus• “No Build”1/9/2013 24
  • 24. BRT • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)  50 min. Trip Time  BRT stops at approx. ½ mi. intervals (36 stations at 19 locations)  10-15 minute headways  5:30am-8:30pm  Monday-Sunday  DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 25
  • 25. Fast Bus • FAST BUS  50 min. Trip Time  Fast Bus stops at approx. ½ mi. intervals (36 stations at 19 locations)  30 minute headways (15 min w/rte 105)  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday  Local Rt. 105 remains unchanged X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 26
  • 26. Tulsa Enhanced • TULSA ENHANCED  60 min. Trip Time  Stops every 2-3 Blocks (approx. 120 stops at 60 locations)  20 minute headways  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday  Circulator 66th St. N. to 38th St. N. X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 27
  • 27. Tulsa (+) Plus • TULSA (+) PLUS  65 min. Trip Time  Local and Flag Stops (196 stops in 98 locations)  30 minute headways  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday X DEDICATED LANES X NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT X PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING X SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 28
  • 28. No Build NO BUILD  70 min. Trip Time  Local and Flag Stops (196 stops in 98 locations)  30-45 minute headways  5:30am-8:30pm  Monday-Saturday X DEDICATED LANES X NEXT BUS ARRIVAL X TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT X PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING X SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 29
  • 29. Evaluation Criteria• Alternatives are evaluated based on their ability to improve transit service within the PRC by: – Travel Time – Transit Visibility and Perception – Comfort/Reliability – Safety – Capital Cost – Operating Cost1/9/2013 30
  • 30. Travel time • Shorter Travel Time• Longer Travel Time • Dedicated Bus Travel Lane• Mixed Traffic • Fewer Stops• Frequent Stops • Traffic Signal Priority1/9/2013 31
  • 31. Perception and Visibility • Branded Service• Few Amenities • Landmark Stations• Variable Wait Times • Prompt Service• Minimal Passenger Information • Multi-Media Technology1/9/2013 32
  • 32. Comfort and Reliability • Branded Service • Landmark Stations &• Few Amenities Passenger Amenities• Variable Wait Times • Prompt Service• Minimal Passenger • Enhanced Trip Planning Information • Multi-Media Technology1/9/2013 33
  • 33. Safety • Sidewalk Enhancements • Pedestrian Street• Limited Pedestrian Crossings Improvements • Lighting at Stations1/9/2013 34
  • 34. Evaluation Results TULSA EXISTING Item Description BRT FAST BUS TULSA PLUS ENHANCED ROUTE 105TRAVEL TIMEVISIBILTY ANDPERCEPTIONCOMFORT ANDRELIABILITYSAFETYCAPITAL COST $ 20.9M $15.9M $ 16.7M $ 9.2M $0OPERATING COST $ 3.4M $ 2.5M $ 2.2M $1.5M $1.3M (No Change from(change from ($ 2.2M) ($1.2M) ($ .9M) ($ .2M) Existing)existing)FEASIBILITY - Percent 19% 14% 12% 8% 7%of Tulsa Transit AnnualOperating Budget* *Based on Tulsa Transit Annual Operating Budget of $18 M =1 SUMMARY SCORE = 2 = 3 = 4 = 5 1/9/2013 35
  • 35. Evaluation Results TULSA EXISTING ROUTE Item Description BRT FAST BUS TULSA PLUS ENHANCED 105TRAVEL TIMEVISIBILTY ANDPERCEPTIONCOMFORT ANDRELIABILITYSAFETYCAPITAL COSTOPERATIONS &MAINTENANCE COST(change from existing)FEASIBILITY - Percent ofTulsa Transit AnnualOperating Budget* SUMMARY SCORE 22 24 21 20 18 =1 = 2 = 3 = 4 = 5 1/9/2013 36
  • 36. Preferred Alternative -Fast Bus • FAST BUS  50 min. Trip Time, Stops @ 1/2 –mi spacing  30 minute headways (15 min w/Rt. 105)  5:30am-10:30pm, Monday-Saturday CAPITAL COST $15.9 M OPERATING COST $2.5 M (change from existing) ($ 1.2 M) FEASIBILITY - Percent of 14% Annual Operating Budget X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 37
  • 37. Next Steps• Feedback on preferred alternative• Steering Committee approval• Tulsa Transit Board concurrence• Funding Commitments• Design• Implementation1/9/2013 38
  • 38. Comments & Contact InfoSend email comments to kstjohn@incog.org -OR-Use comment card at the registration table Contact for Questions: James Wagner, AICP (918) 584-7526 jwagner@incog.org1/9/2013 39

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