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Driving For GreenSpace GreenSpace Transportation Initiatives
GreenSpace: What and Why? <ul><li>Highly Utilized Space with Minimal Vehicular Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Core Use...
Today’s Focus April 28, 2008 April 14, 2008 Nobel Winner… July 10, 2006 Country Music Stars
Ya Gotta Believe…Establish Goals <ul><li>Clearly Define Objectives  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Stakeholders </li></ul...
OK, Let’s Get Started <ul><li>Parking Policies, Fees, and Control Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Capacity Matche...
Parking Control <ul><li>Equitable Parking Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Limit Access to GreenSpace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emer...
Transportation Capacity <ul><li>Absolutely Critical For Success </li></ul><ul><li>Peak Period = Peak Capacity </li></ul><u...
Create Map: Walking Isochrones <ul><li>Determine Bus Stop Locations </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Maximum Walking Radius </l...
3 Min Walking Isochrones
6 Min Walking Isochrones
Communication & Marketing <ul><li>Taking Away Ability to Drive and Park Nearby </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or Taking Away the Pe...
Training <ul><li>Drivers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand Routes, Structure, and Timing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effecti...
Paying For GreenSpace Initiatives <ul><li>Long Term Budget Inclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Public Good </li></ul><...
Buy In <ul><li>GreenSpace becomes Your “Thing” </li></ul><ul><li>PPP (Positive Peer Pressure) </li></ul><ul><li>Pride of O...
GSI Transportation Roadmap Checklist <ul><li>Set GreenSpace Initiative Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain Key Stakeholder...
GreenSpace Wrap Up <ul><li>Open Discussion – Local Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>A...
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    1. 1. Driving For GreenSpace GreenSpace Transportation Initiatives
    2. 2. GreenSpace: What and Why? <ul><li>Highly Utilized Space with Minimal Vehicular Traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Core Use of Land & Buildings </li></ul><ul><li>Beautification and Enhancement </li></ul><ul><li>Pedestrian Movement </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non Motorized Transport </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lowers stress, blood pressure </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Physical Activity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase fitness and reduce obesity. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mitigate Climate, Air and Water Pollution </li></ul>
    3. 3. Today’s Focus April 28, 2008 April 14, 2008 Nobel Winner… July 10, 2006 Country Music Stars
    4. 4. Ya Gotta Believe…Establish Goals <ul><li>Clearly Define Objectives </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Executive Stakeholders </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ask User Population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus Groups/Surveys/Information Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Socialize the Message </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Don’t Assume, Ask </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build Consensus and Support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Frame Questions within Realistic Parameters </li></ul><ul><li>Answer The Question… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why Implement GreenSpace? </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. OK, Let’s Get Started <ul><li>Parking Policies, Fees, and Control Methods </li></ul><ul><li>Transportation Capacity Matches GreenSpace Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Communication & Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Passengers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drivers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Paying For Your Green Space Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Buy-In from Impacted Stakeholders </li></ul>
    6. 6. Parking Control <ul><li>Equitable Parking Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Limit Access to GreenSpace </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency & Maintenance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Faculty, Staff, and Administration Issues </li></ul><ul><li>Create Shared Experience Environment </li></ul>
    7. 7. Transportation Capacity <ul><li>Absolutely Critical For Success </li></ul><ul><li>Peak Period = Peak Capacity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimal Headways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convenience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Off Peak Periods Require Predictability </li></ul><ul><li>Route Design </li></ul><ul><li>Vehicle Selection and Deployment </li></ul><ul><li>Technology </li></ul>
    8. 8. Create Map: Walking Isochrones <ul><li>Determine Bus Stop Locations </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Maximum Walking Radius </li></ul><ul><li>Establish Changes From Current Parking Situation </li></ul><ul><li>Assumptions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Walking Speed = 3 MPH (20 Min Miles) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Avg Person Walks 264’/Minute </li></ul></ul>1,584 6 1,320 5 1,056 4 792 3 Feet Traveled Minutes Walked
    9. 9. 3 Min Walking Isochrones
    10. 10. 6 Min Walking Isochrones
    11. 11. Communication & Marketing <ul><li>Taking Away Ability to Drive and Park Nearby </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or Taking Away the Perception! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How Do You Sell It to the User Population? </li></ul><ul><li>What are you gaining, Vs. what you’ve given up? </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporate Benefits of GreenSpace Initatives into Education Environment </li></ul>
    12. 12. Training <ul><li>Drivers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Understand Routes, Structure, and Timing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Effective Communicators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Timely and Factual Information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Passengers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Constant Reminders and Refresher Info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Giveaways and Information Sessions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reinforce 5 Ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web, Email, Print, Verbal, Touch </li></ul></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Paying For GreenSpace Initiatives <ul><li>Long Term Budget Inclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Public Good </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designate Specific Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Recycling Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Civic, Campus, or Student Group Adoption </li></ul><ul><li>Endowments or Charitable Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>Charge Higher Rates to Non-Users </li></ul>
    14. 14. Buy In <ul><li>GreenSpace becomes Your “Thing” </li></ul><ul><li>PPP (Positive Peer Pressure) </li></ul><ul><li>Pride of Ownership </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty and Administration Support </li></ul>
    15. 15. GSI Transportation Roadmap Checklist <ul><li>Set GreenSpace Initiative Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>Obtain Key Stakeholder Buy In </li></ul><ul><li>Set Up Parking Control </li></ul><ul><li>Communication Plan For Users </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize Stop Location Efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>Train Drivers to be Ambassadors </li></ul><ul><li>Gain Long Term Financial Commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Identify Vehicle Capacity Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Be Green With Vehicles Choices </li></ul><ul><li>Remember Special Needs Users </li></ul>
    16. 16. GreenSpace Wrap Up <ul><li>Open Discussion – Local Initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Alternative Approaches </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us Anytime with Questions </li></ul>Mitch Skyer Solstice Transportation Consulting Telephone: (678)-474-9355 Email: Mitch@transportationbybus.com

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