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Delivered IPI 2008 Dallas, TX by Solstice Transportation Consulting

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