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Street Design

  1. 1. Wali Memon Wali Memon August 14, 2009 1
  2. 2. Network designFacility design Wali Memon August 14, 2009 2
  3. 3. What are the two main purposes ofstreets/roads/highways?What’s the main difference between streetsvs. roads vs. highways? Wali Memon August 14, 2009 3
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  6. 6. National Committee on Urban Transportation,2009 Wali Memon August 14, 1958 6
  7. 7. City of Sunnyvale, 1957 Wali Memon August 14, 2009 7
  8. 8. ITE Street Layout Principles, Wali Memon 1984 August 14, 2009 8
  9. 9. City of Austin, Comprehensive Plan, 1994 14, 2009 Wali Memon August 9
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  13. 13. More direct routes Less distance Less driving (?) Less pollution, energy consumption, noise, etc. More walking/biking More exercise, less weight, better health, etc. Better efficiency Emergency response time City services Wali Memon August 14, 2009 13
  14. 14. Source: Handy, Paterson, and Butler 2003 Memon Wali August 14, 2009 14
  15. 15. Source: Handy, Paterson, and Butler 2003 Memon Wali August 14, 2009 15
  16. 16. Source: http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/cul-de-sac.html 14, 2009 Wali Memon August 16
  17. 17. Source: http://www.ci.berkeley.ca.us/transportation/Bicycling/BB/BicycleBoulevardTreatments.html Wali Memon August 14, 2009 17
  18. 18. Source: Google Maps Wali Memon August 14, 2009 18
  19. 19. Davis Greenbelt System Wali Memon August 14, 2009 19
  20. 20. Houten, NetherlandsSource: Google Maps Wali Memon August 14, 2009 20
  21. 21. Source: Google Maps Wali Memon August 14, 2009 21
  22. 22. Responsibility for building: City/County: local streets, collectors, arterials State: highways, freewaysInfluence on professional practice: Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Wali Memon August 14, 2009 22
  23. 23. http://www.ite.org/bookstore/RP-011C.pdfWali Memon August 14, 2009 23
  24. 24. http://www.ite.org/bookstore/RP-011C.pdfWali Memon August 14, 2009 24
  25. 25. http://www.ite.org/bookstore/RP-011C.pdfWali Memon August 14, 2009 25
  26. 26. Source: http://www.ashland.or.us/Files/street%20standards_001.pdf Wali Memon August 14, 2009 26
  27. 27. Source: http://www.ashland.or.us/Files/street%20standards_001.pdf Wali Memon August 14, 2009 27
  28. 28. Source: http://www.ashland.or.us/Files/street%20standards_001.pdf Wali Memon August 14, 2009 28
  29. 29. Source: http://www.ashland.or.us/Files/street%20standards_001.pdf Wali Memon August 14, 2009 29
  30. 30. Traffic CalmingSkinny Streets“Complete the Streets”Context-Sensitive DesignOthers… Wali Memon August 14, 2009 30
  31. 31. Communities Featured in Report Seattle Boulder Bellevue Dayton Portland Eugene Howard Co. Berkeley Montgomery Co. San Jose Charlotte San Diego Gwinnett Co. Phoenix Ft. Lauderdale Tallahassee W. Palm Beach Austin Gainesville Sarasota"Traffic calming is the combination of mainly physical measures thatreduce the negative effects of motor vehicle use, alter driver behaviorand improve conditions for non-motorized street users." - ITE Subcommittee on Traffic Calming Wali Memon August 14, 2009 31
  32. 32. Speed Control Measures Horizontal Vertical Deflection Horizontal Deflection Other Measures Narrowing Speed Humps Traffic Circles Neckdowns Examples Center Island Speed Tables Roundabouts Narrowings Raised Crosswalks Chicanes Chockers Raised Intersections Realigned Intersections Textured Pavements Speed Lumps * Speed Cushion * Split Speed Hump * Volume Control Measures Divertive, Restrictive Other Measures Full Closures Examples Half Closures Diagonal Diverters Lateral Shift * Median Barriershttp://www.trafficcalming.org/measures2.htmlMemon Wali August 14, 2009 32
  33. 33. Traffic Circles Roundaboutshttp://www.trafficcalming.org/measures2.htmlMemon Wali August 14, 2009 33
  34. 34. Chicanes Neckdownshttp://www.trafficcalming.org/measures2.htmlMemon Wali August 14, 2009 34
  35. 35. 28’ 52-56’ 24’ 47-52’ 20’ 42-48’http://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~cpw/projects/pdf/featured/tgm_2003/powerpoints/285,13,Narrow Street Scenarios35 Wali Memon August 14, 2009
  36. 36. Canyon Rim Village, Medfordhttp://darkwing.uoregon.edu/~cpw/projects/pdf/featured/tgm_2003/powerpoints/366,11,Narrow Streets Wali Memon August 14, 2009 36
  37. 37. Marcy McInelly, SERA/Urbsworks Wali Memon August 14, 2009 37
  38. 38. Network design: alignment, sizing, connectivity Allocation of right of way space Component design: paving, landscape, lighting, furnishings Sub-grade engineering and designMarcy McInelly, SERA/Urbsworks Wali Memon August 14, 2009 38
  39. 39. Planning, Policy and Institutional Activities Construction Operations & Management Maintenance, Restoration & RepairMarcy McInelly, SERA/Urbsworks Wali Memon August 14, 2009 39
  40. 40. Pillars of Sustainable StreetsPhoto: Marcy McInelly,Marcy McInelly, SERA/Urbsworks SERA/Urbsworks Wali Memon August 14, 2009 40
  41. 41. Riverfront Parkway and Downtown Streets, Chattanooga, TN Roadway ModificationsImage: City of Chattanooga andWali MemonCityAugust 14, 2009 River Company 41
  42. 42. Riverfront Parkway, Chattanooga, TN “Before” ConditionsImage: City of Chattanooga andWali MemonCityAugust 14, 2009 River Company 42
  43. 43. Reconstructed Riverfront ParkwayImage: City of Chattanooga Wali Memon August 14, 2009 43
  44. 44. http://www.completestreets.com/early.html Memon Wali August 14, 2009 44
  45. 45. https://bookstore.transportation.org/item_details.aspx?ID=110 2009 Wali Memon August 14, 45
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  48. 48. Questions Wali Memon August 14, 2009 48

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