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Final presentation for Introduction to GIS (Spring, 2012)

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    Transportation in Summit, New Jersey Transportation in Summit, New Jersey Presentation Transcript

    • SUMMIT CITY, NJ Transpor tation Scott Fishberg Introduction to GIS (34:970:591) May 1st, 2012
    • PRESENTATION OVERVIEW Background  History  Location  Demographics Transpor tation  Journey to Work  Auto versus Transit  Zero-Car Household Density Land Use  2002 & 2007  Changes (2002-2007)  Known Contaminated Sites Transpor tation & Land Use  Parking and Amenities  Access to transit
    • Histor yBACKGROUND Location Demographics
    • HISTORY 1664 Region acquired by Colonists from Native American s 1710 First settlers ar rive 1837 The Mor ris and Essex Railroad built over “Summit Hill” 1868 Separate s from New Providence as the Township of Summit 1899 Incorporates as the City of Summit 1837 A far min g commun ity of approx i mately 300 Post Access to nature and New York City attracts wealthy residents Civil War Source: cityofsummit.org
    • LOCATION: COUNTY LEVEL U N I O N CO U N T Y, N J Demographics: New Jersey vs. Union CountyMetric New Jersey Union CountyTotal Population* 8,791,894 534,499 LOWERMedian Age (years)* 39.0 38.0 LOWERPersons Below Poverty Level 9.1% 9.1% EQUALMean Travel Time to Work 29.8 min 27.6 min LOWERSource: U.S. Census Bureau (2006-2010,*2010) Union County Racial Breakdown (2010) 3.1% 4.6% 8.9% 22.1% 61.3% White Alone Black or African American Alone Asian Alone Other Race Alone Two or More Races Source: U.S. Census Bureau (2010)
    • LOCATION: MUNICIPAL LEVEL S U MMI T CI T Y, N J Demographics: Union County vs. Summit CityMetric Union County Summit CityTotal Population* 534,499 21,457 LOWERMedian Age (years)* 38.0 39.7 HIGHERPersons Below Poverty Level 9.1% 6.5% LOWERMean Travel Time to Work 27.6 min 32.3 min HIGHERSource: U.S. Census Bureau (2006-2010,*2010) Summit City Racial Breakdown (2010) 3.0% 2.6% 6.4% 4.5% 83.5% White Alone Black or African American Alone Asian Alone Other Race Alone Two or More Races Source: U.S. Census Bureau (2010)
    • LOCATION: ORTHOPHOTOGRPHY S U MMI T CI T Y, N J
    • DEMOGRAPHIC S: UNION COUNTY PO PU L AT I ON D E N S I TY Population Density (persons per sq. mile)Summit City 3,579.1Union County 5,216.1New Jersey 1,195.5
    • DEMOGRAPHIC S: UNION COUNTY ME D I AN H O U S E H OLD I N CO ME Median Household IncomeSummit City $109,602Union County $66,791New Jersey $69,811
    • Persons 100,000 120,000 140,000 0 20,000 40,000 60,000 80,000 Elizabeth city Union township Plainfield city Linden city Westfield town Rahway city Scotch Plains township Cranford township Summit city Hillside township Roselle borough Municipality Springfield township Clark township Roselle Park borough Berkeley Heights township Union County, New Jersey New Providence borough Kenilworth borough PO PU L AT I ON BY MU N I CI PALIT Y Total Population by Municipality (2000 and 2010) Fanwood borough DEMOGRAPHIC S: UNION COUNTY Mountainside borough Garwood borough Winfield township 2010 Population 2000 PopulationSource: U.S. Census Bureau, Decennial Census
    • DEMOGRAPHIC S: UNION COUNTY PO PUL AT I ON CH A N G E BY MU N I CIPALI TY Union County, New Jersey Total Population Percent Change by Municipality (2000 and 2010) Springfield township Plainfield city Union township Elizabeth city Scotch Plains township Rahway city Kenilworth borough Linden city Westfield townMunicipality New Providence borough Fanwood borough Decline Roselle borough Garwood borough Mountainside borough Growth Summit city Summit city Mountainside borough Clark township Cranford township Roselle Park borough Roselle borough Hillside township Berkeley Heights township Winfield township -4.0% -2.0% 0.0% 2.0% 4.0% 6.0% 8.0% 10.0% Percent Change Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Decennial Census
    • TRANSPORTATION Jour ney to Work Zero-Car Households
    • TRANSPORTATION: UNION COUNTY AU T O Auto Use (Journey to Work)Summit City 67.5%Union County 77.0%New Jersey 86.4% Summit City, NJ Work Commute Mode Split Percent to Total WorkMode TripsAuto 67.5%Transit 17.3%Bicycle 0.3%Walked 7.3%Other Means 1.7%Worked at home 6.1%TOTAL 100.0%
    • TRANSPORTATION: UNION COUNTY T RA N S IT Transit Use (Journey to Work)Summit City 17.3%Union County 9.9%New Jersey 4.9% Summit City, NJ Transit Mode Share Percent to Total WorkTransit Mode TripsRailroad 14.6%Bus 1.3%Subway 1.2%Streetcar 0.1%Ferryboat 0.1%TOTAL 17.3%
    • TRANSPORTATION: UNION COUNTY Z E R O - CAR H O U S E H OLD S Zero-Car Household Density (households per sq. mile)Summit City 82.8Union County 207.8New Jersey 50.5
    • LAND USE 2002 | 2007 | Change
    • L AND USE 2002
    • L AND USE 2007
    • L AND USE CH A N G E
    • KNOWN CONTAMINATED SITES N E A R D O W N T O W N S U MMI T Contaminated SitesDistance QuantityLess than 1 mile 221 to 3 miles 1283 to 5 miles 317Total 445
    • TRANSPORTATION Pa r k i n g & LAND USE Tr a n s it A c c e s s
    • SUMMIT NEIGHBORHOOD ANALYSIS D O W N T O W N CE N T ER
    • SUMMIT NEIGHBORHOOD ANALYSIS D O W N T O W N CE N T ER ArcGIS Google Maps
    • TRANSIT ACCES SIBILTY L A N D U S E CO N N E CT IO N 5 Minute Walk to Transit TO TRAIN Percent ofLand Use 2007 TotalCommercial/Services 48.8%Residential 33.4% TO BUS Percent ofLand Use 2007 TotalCommercial/Services 16.5%Residential 61.4%
    • TRANSIT ACCES SIBILITY PO PUL AT I ON S E RVED BY T RA N S IT 5 Minute Walk to Transit TO TRAINPopulation 2010 Percent of Total(block-level) Population 1,450 6.8% TO BUSPopulation 2010 Percent of Total(block-level) Population 11,961 55.7%
    • APPENDIX: MUN I CIPAL PA R K ING LO T S & D O W N T O W N A ME N I T IES Municipal Parking Lots Downtown AmenitiesName Street City State Zip Name Street City State ZipDEFOREST & WOODLAND AVENUES LOT 40 DEFOREST AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 SUMMIT DINER 1 UNION PL SUMMIT NJ 07901DEFOREST AVENUE & MAPLE STREET LOT 22 DEFOREST AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 STARBUCKS COFFEE 2 BEECHWOOD RD SUMMIT NJ 07901DEFOREST & SUMMIT AVENUES LOT 4 DEFOREST AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 CAFE MAVI 50 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901TIER GARAGE 458 SPRINGFIELD AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 SUMMIT POST OFFICE 61 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901BANK STREET LOT 22 BANK STREET SUMMIT NJ 07901 SUMMIT YMCA 67 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901CHESTNUT AVENUE LOT 38-62 CHESTNUT AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 CENTRAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 70 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901ELM STREET LOT 25 ELM ST SUMMIT NJ 07901 SUMMIT PUBLIC LIBRARY 75 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901SAMPSON LOT 1000 SUMMIT AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901 SUMMIT CINEMA 5 343 SPRINGFIELD AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901RAILROAD AVENUE LOT 48 RAILROAD AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901MAPLE STREET K LOT 2-6 MAPLE ST SUMMIT NJ 07901 Source: Yellow PagesCOMMUTER BROAD STREET EAST LOT 271-325 BROAD ST SUMMIT NJ 07901PARK AND RAIL 24 HOUR UNION PLACE 2-48 UNION PLACE SUMMIT NJ 07901BROAD STREET GARAGE 35 SIMMIT AVE SUMMIT NJ 07901Source: Summit Parking Services Agency (2010), Field Work, Google Maps
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