1   Wali Memon   Twitter: walimemon
What is Access Management?    “The systematic control of the location, spacing,    design, and operation of driveways, med...
The                                           Rear Parking                                                                ...
Access Management Strategies 1. Limit the number of conflict points 2. Separate the conflict points 3. Remove turning vehi...
Examples of Access   Management  Left Turn Pocket   Twitter: walimemon   Wali Memon   5
Examples of Access Management Shared Driveways     A.                                                                B.   ...
Examples of Access ManagementCreate Access Easements A.                                 B.  Twitter: walimemon   Wali Memo...
Examples of Access Management Shared Parking A.                                     B.      Twitter: walimemon   Wali Memo...
Examples of Access Management Align Driveways A.                                     B.      Twitter: walimemon   Wali Mem...
Examples of Access Management Combined Development A.                                     B.      Twitter: walimemon   Wal...
Examples of Access Management Driveway Angle   A.                                B.   Twitter: walimemon   Wali Memon     ...
Examples of Access Management Rear Parking A.                                   B.    Twitter: walimemon   Wali Memon     ...
Examples of Access Management Throat Length Confusion and Danger                 Orderly and Safe    Twitter: walimemon   ...
Benefits of Access Management     Reduced Congestion     Improved Safety     Shorter Travel Times     Positive Economic Be...
Costs of No Action Expensive road expansion projects needed to add capacity Leads to strip development More accidents Unha...
Implementing Access Management at theLocal Level Initiate a Public Process      Solicit local input, gather local concerns...
City Wide                                  Most cities have incorporated allowable                                  design...
Access Management in Rural Areas     Standard farm subdivision       Subdivision with combined driveway  - Poor Access Man...
Access Management in Transitional Areas                             Focus on:                              • Controlling c...
Access Management in Urban/Suburban Areas                                      Focus on:                                  ...
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  1. 1. 1 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  2. 2. What is Access Management? “The systematic control of the location, spacing, design, and operation of driveways, median openings, interchanges, and street connections to a roadway.” The purpose of access management is to provide vehicular access to land development in a manner that preserves safety and efficiency. Access Management Manual, TRB, 20032 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  3. 3. The Rear Parking Elements Of Access Landscaped Intersection Median Lot Management Spacing Interconnectivity Shared Driveways Aligned Driveways3 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon Dorset Street, South Burlington
  4. 4. Access Management Strategies 1. Limit the number of conflict points 2. Separate the conflict points 3. Remove turning vehicles from through lanes 4. Preserve capacity and speeds – particularly on the highway and arterial network4 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  5. 5. Examples of Access Management Left Turn Pocket Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 5
  6. 6. Examples of Access Management Shared Driveways A. B. Images: Access Management Guidebook, Northwest Regional Planning Commission and Humstone & Campoli, 1996. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 6
  7. 7. Examples of Access ManagementCreate Access Easements A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 7
  8. 8. Examples of Access Management Shared Parking A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 8
  9. 9. Examples of Access Management Align Driveways A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 9
  10. 10. Examples of Access Management Combined Development A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 10
  11. 11. Examples of Access Management Driveway Angle A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 11
  12. 12. Examples of Access Management Rear Parking A. B. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 12
  13. 13. Examples of Access Management Throat Length Confusion and Danger Orderly and Safe Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon 13
  14. 14. Benefits of Access Management Reduced Congestion Improved Safety Shorter Travel Times Positive Economic Benefits More Attractive Roadways Preserved Road Capacity Safer for Pedestrians and Bicyclists14 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  15. 15. Costs of No Action Expensive road expansion projects needed to add capacity Leads to strip development More accidents Unhappy public Unattractive corridors Discourages Pedestrians and Bicyclists Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon
  16. 16. Implementing Access Management at theLocal Level Initiate a Public Process Solicit local input, gather local concerns, and distribute access management information Establish Access Management Regulations through: Zoning Ordinances Subdivision Site Plan Review Boards Master Plans/Official Maps Road/Transportation Ordinances Implement Access Management Regulations Ensure that they are clear and applied equitably Cooperate Ensure integration/communication between state officials, local officials, business owners, and residents Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon
  17. 17. City Wide Most cities have incorporated allowable designs for setbacks along major arterials These are intended to provide subdivision layouts and treatments for new development along major arterials , while minimizing or eliminating new curb cuts.Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon
  18. 18. Access Management in Rural Areas Standard farm subdivision Subdivision with combined driveway - Poor Access Management - - Good Access Management - Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon
  19. 19. Access Management in Transitional Areas Focus on: • Controlling curb cuts • Controlling turn movements • Controlling sprawl • Planning for the future19 Wali Memon Twitter: walimemon
  20. 20. Access Management in Urban/Suburban Areas Focus on: • Intersection/signal spacing • Rear parking Retrofitting existing buildings Lot interconnectivity Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon
  21. 21. Twitter: walimemon Wali Memon

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