9”‘ Street Safety & Bicycle Project
Park Slope,  Brooklyn

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Primary 9”‘ Street Issues

1. High Speeds

2 Interrupted Thru Movements
3. Challenging Left Turns

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Pedestrian Safety...
Proposal Summary

I A 4 Lane to 3 Lane “Road Diet"
— Left Turn Bays
— Bike Lanes

I Carries existing 3 lane configuration ...
Issue 1: Speeds

1 Excess Capacity
— Atlantic Ave (at Clinton):  26,000 veh per day
- Vanderbilt Ave (at Atlantic):  19,00...
Doub| e—parked auto , ' _
or bicyclist '

Left—turning vehicle  ,   . _ _ _
waiting for gap Right lane vehicles
.  I chang...
Issue 2: Interrupted Thru Movement

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Proposed Condition | 

,  Double-parked auto
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Issue 3: Challenging Left Turns

_ .  Left Turning Motorist Have

3 4 Concerns

 |  P‘ 1) Vehicles Approaching
 - "2: fl f...
lsstie 3: Jriallerigirig Left T urns: 

Only 2 Points of Focus and
No Visibility Problem

  

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Issue 4: Pedestrian Safety Concerns

I Lane Assignments,  Speed
Reduction & Simplified Operations

I Potential Refuge Isla...
Issue 5: Uncomfortable Cycling
Environment

«» Cyclist squeezes b/ w - Cyclist separated from
moving lane and parked trave...
Bicycle Network Benefits
I Implemented with Brooklyn Greenway

Connection to Columbia Street Promenade
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July 2007 — Center of Brooklyn Connected to
Prospect Park and Red Hook Waterfront on a
Continuous Bike Route

'1-'4 . 
,‘ ...
Summary

Project Goal:  A Safer and More Comfortable
Corridor Experience for L Street Users

I Motorists —
— Simplified an...
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  1. 1. 9”‘ Street Safety & Bicycle Project Park Slope, Brooklyn _ . . . aw *—i_‘4_~_, V . ,. .. .-s ,1‘ , s . ' y / ‘ 2. k, (V -. .., _‘ 4£F_; !,. .nsg< *. ;; . Division of Street Management & Safety Traffic Operations Bureau February, 2007
  2. 2. Primary 9”‘ Street Issues 1. High Speeds 2 Interrupted Thru Movements 3. Challenging Left Turns 4 5 Pedestrian Safety Concerns Uncomfortable for Cyclists Proiect Goal: A Safer and More Comfortable Corridor Experience for LLL Street Users
  3. 3. Proposal Summary I A 4 Lane to 3 Lane “Road Diet" — Left Turn Bays — Bike Lanes I Carries existing 3 lane configuration at 4"‘ Ave to Prospect Park I Fast Implementation: July 2007 Proposed
  4. 4. Issue 1: Speeds 1 Excess Capacity — Atlantic Ave (at Clinton): 26,000 veh per day - Vanderbilt Ave (at Atlantic): 19,000 vpd — 9"‘ St (at 6”‘ Ave): 11,500 vpd IT 53*. ) ‘. - I I Thru Lane Removal — 1 Lane means lead vehicle sets pace — Vanderbilt Ave and other “4 to 3" reduction experience
  5. 5. Doub| e—parked auto , ' _ or bicyclist ' Left—turning vehicle , . _ _ _ waiting for gap Right lane vehicles . I change lanes twice 1 :1 ' 1 ' .1 ’. “_.4' | ' - ' ', 1
  6. 6. Issue 2: Interrupted Thru Movement j Proposed Condition | , Double-parked auto ‘ F " " j j <. ... '.. ... .: . ... ... ... ... ... ... . . ... ... .. . . ‘ Left-turning vehicle No | a|1e changes waiting for gap
  7. 7. Issue 3: Challenging Left Turns _ . Left Turning Motorist Have 3 4 Concerns | P‘ 1) Vehicles Approaching - "2: fl from Behind v 3&3. - l l— I I 4) lD’ing Pedestrias in Crosswalk , .
  8. 8. lsstie 3: Jriallerigirig Left T urns: Only 2 Points of Focus and No Visibility Problem I . . I E
  9. 9. Issue 4: Pedestrian Safety Concerns I Lane Assignments, Speed Reduction & Simplified Operations I Potential Refuge Islands at _ __ T _ Crossings with One Way Avenues _, i _ g . ‘.is‘V§v
  10. 10. Issue 5: Uncomfortable Cycling Environment «» Cyclist squeezes b/ w - Cyclist separated from moving lane and parked travel lanes cars, or - “Takes” moving lane Iii, Q71 IT. .f"I 9 I E“- 10‘ Parking Moving Moving Lane Lane Lane 8’ 5’ 11‘ Flush _4 Parking Bike Lane wl Moving Median m Lane 3’ buffer Lane (4‘/2) 33 H3_LNElO Existing Condition Proposed Condition
  11. 11. Bicycle Network Benefits
  12. 12. I Implemented with Brooklyn Greenway Connection to Columbia Street Promenade I “IV . V‘ P ' . 7_ “ l . ,‘ '. ,_A. ‘I . ..I
  13. 13. July 2007 — Center of Brooklyn Connected to Prospect Park and Red Hook Waterfront on a Continuous Bike Route '1-'4 . ,‘ -Wt“ ‘ 1' A%'v: ‘,; : . . < X‘ 9. . an )3’. . v 4-», 3 V I (I; *5‘ lg
  14. 14. Summary Project Goal: A Safer and More Comfortable Corridor Experience for L Street Users I Motorists — — Simplified and Safer Operations — Center median reduces head on crash risk I Pedestrians — — More Comfortable and Sale with Potential for Capital Improvements I Cyclists — — Dramatically improved experience — Connections to major attractors I New Street in July — “Operational“ Design Allows for Rapid Implementation

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