Grand Boulevard Streetscape Proposal

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Grand Boulevard Streetscape Proposal

  1. 1. A Grand Idea<br />
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  4. 4. The BNIM TEAM<br />
  5. 5. A Bit About You<br />
  6. 6. A Great Street<br />
  7. 7. A Green Street<br />
  8. 8. A Complex Street<br />
  9. 9. A Grand Street<br />
  10. 10. A Grand Idea<br />
  11. 11. A Grand Idea<br />
  12. 12. It is to the interest of the city, and of every individual within it, that all lands within the limits of the city be as fully and advantageously occupied as possible and thereby become as valuable as possible. These results can be achieved only if lands are occupied and used for the purposes to which they are naturally and, therefore, best adapted.<br />George Kessler, 1917<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li> High Touch
  14. 14. Robust Dialog
  15. 15. Multi-modal
  16. 16. Sustainable
  17. 17. Economically Catalytic</li></li></ul><li>Safe + Authentic Neighborhoods<br />Double Population<br />Increase Employment<br />Walkable Downtown<br />Promote Sustainability<br />5<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />1<br />
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  19. 19. Integrated investment that changes the course of KansasCity<br />
  20. 20. GDAP Road Diets<br />
  21. 21. GDAP Bicycle Routes<br />
  22. 22. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />Coordinate with:<br /> Infrastructure Opportunities<br />Utility Conflicts<br />UG Vaults<br />+<br />
  23. 23. +<br />MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT<br />GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />
  24. 24. Complete Streets = Complete Downtowns<br />
  25. 25. Incomplete Streets = Incomplete Downtowns<br />
  26. 26. Complete Streets<br />Pedestrians<br />Autos<br />Bicycles <br />Transit<br />
  27. 27. Fundamental CharacteristicsPrivate Realm<br /><ul><li>“Active” Ground Floor Edge (18 Hour Uses)
  28. 28. Continous “Build-to” Line (Zero Setback)</li></li></ul><li>Complete Street Building Edges<br />Ground Floor Build to Sidewalk<br />Active Ground Floor Edges<br />
  29. 29. Fundamental CharacteristicsPublic Realm<br /><ul><li>Wide Sidewalks
  30. 30. “Skinny” Streets
  31. 31. Safe Intersections
  32. 32. Safe Bikeways
  33. 33. Accessible Transit</li></li></ul><li>Complete Street Elements<br />Pedestrian<br />Grand Avenue<br />Complete<br />Street<br />Transit<br />Bicycle<br />Automobile<br />
  34. 34. Pedestrian-friendly wide sidewalks<br />Active Building Edge<br />Curbside Parking<br />Complete Streets- Pedestrian Friendly Environment<br />
  35. 35. Pedestrian Design Requirements <br />ConsiderationsGood Fair Poor<br /><ul><li>Sidewalk Width
  36. 36. Curb Radius
  37. 37. Curb Extension
  38. 38. Crosswalks
  39. 39. Trees & Landscaping
  40. 40. Lighting & Furniture
  41. 41. On-Street Parking</li></li></ul><li>Pedestrian Design Requirements <br />ConsiderationsGood Fair Poor<br /><ul><li>Sidewalk Width +12’10/12’ -10’
  42. 42. Curb Radius -15’15/25’+25’
  43. 43. Curb Extension With landscapeW/O landscapeNone
  44. 44. Crosswalks -30’30/45’+45’
  45. 45. Trees & LandscapingCurbsideSomeNone
  46. 46. Lighting & FurnitureContinuousSomeNone
  47. 47. On-Street Parking ContinuousSomeNone</li></li></ul><li>Pedestrian Design Requirements <br />ConsiderationsGood Fair Poor<br /><ul><li>Sidewalk Width +12’10/12’ -10’
  48. 48. Curb Radius -15’15/25’+25’
  49. 49. Curb Extension With landscapeW/O landscapeNone
  50. 50. Crosswalks -30’30/45’+45’
  51. 51. Trees & LandscapingCurbsideSomeNone
  52. 52. Lighting & FurnitureContinuousSomeNone
  53. 53. On-Street Parking ContinuousSomeNone</li></ul>Investors are attracted to pedestrian friendly streets.<br />
  54. 54. Complete Streets- Pedestrian Friendly Intersections<br />
  55. 55. Minimize Crossing Distance<br />Complete Streets- Skinny Streets<br />
  56. 56. Complete Street Elements<br />Pedestrian<br />Grand Avenue<br />Complete<br />Street<br />Transit<br />Bicycle<br />Automobile<br />
  57. 57. Potential Bicycle Facilities<br /> Protected Bikeways Buffered Bike Lanes Bike Boulevards<br />
  58. 58. Appropriate Use ComparisonComplete Street Bicycle Facilities<br /> Neighborhood<br /> Downtown<br />Protected Bike Lanes <br />Buffered Bike Lanes <br />Bike Boulevards<br />No<br />Yes<br />
  59. 59. Types of Cyclists<br />7%<br />60%<br />33%<br />Capable but Cautious<br />No Way No How<br />Strong, Fearless, Enthused & Confident<br />
  60. 60. Strong & Fearless Cyclists<br />
  61. 61. Complete Street Bike Lanes<br />
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  63. 63. Safety Concerns Limit Bike Ridership<br />
  64. 64. Types of Cyclists<br />35-40% Target <br />7%<br />60%<br />33%<br />Capable but Cautious<br />No Way No How<br />Strong, Fearless, Enthused & Confident<br />
  65. 65. Capable but Cautious Cyclists<br />
  66. 66. Pedestrian-friendly wide sidewalks<br />Separating Cars & Bikes<br /> Stimulates Bike Travel<br />Protected Bikeway<br />Curbside Parking<br />Complete Street Protected Bikeway- Missoula, Montana<br />
  67. 67. Pedestrian-friendly wide sidewalks<br />Rail Station<br />Protected Bikeway<br />Bus Transit Route<br />Curbside Parking<br />Complete Street Protected Bikeway- Missoula, Montana<br />
  68. 68. Complete Street Bike Box- Portland, Oregon<br />
  69. 69. Complete Street Elements<br />Pedestrian<br />Grand Avenue<br />Complete<br />Street<br />Transit<br />Bicycle<br />Automobile<br />
  70. 70. Retail Traffic Requirements <br />Condition Traffic Volume (ADT)<br /><ul><li>Too Little Drive-by Less than 5,000
  71. 71. Ideal Drive-by 5,000 to 15,000
  72. 72. Too Much Drive-By More than 15,000</li></ul>Curbside Parking Location<br /><ul><li>Both Sides of Street Continous</li></ul>Investors are attracted to pedestrian friendly streets.<br />
  73. 73. After<br />Before<br /> Pedestrian Mall 2004- 0 ADT Retail-friendly Street Today- 7,000 ADT <br />Project Recommendations Example <br />Oak Park, Illinois Complete Street<br />
  74. 74. Marion Street Before<br />
  75. 75. Marion Street After<br />
  76. 76. Pedestrian-friendly Sidewalks<br />Bus Transit Route<br />Shared Lane Bike Facility<br />Curbside Parking<br />Complete Marion Street<br />
  77. 77. Complete Street Elements<br />Pedestrian<br />Grand Avenue<br />Complete<br />Street<br />Transit<br />Bicycle<br />Automobile<br />
  78. 78. Great Downtown Transit – Premium Local Circulator<br />
  79. 79. Fundamental Characteristics<br />Complete Street Transit Requirements<br /><ul><li>Frequent service
  80. 80. Dependable service
  81. 81. Direct connections between destinations
  82. 82. Well integrated </li></li></ul><li>Reduce Auto Dependency<br />Complete Streets- Interstate Avenue , Portland, Oregon<br />
  83. 83. Economic Development Tool<br />Lloyd District, Portland Oregon- <br />$900 Million Private Investment Stimulated<br />
  84. 84. Transit System Fundamentals <br />
  85. 85. Transit System Fundamentals Summary <br />
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  87. 87. MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT<br />+<br />street environment is dependent on traffic capacity<br />
  88. 88. +<br />MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT<br />GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />
  89. 89. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />+<br />George Kessler, 1917<br />Parks & Boulevard System<br />Paseo at 10th<br />
  90. 90. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />+<br />Overflow Control Plan<br />
  91. 91. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />+<br />
  92. 92. THE CROSSROADS<br />425± total acres350 million gallons of runoff/year75 million gallons of runoff during a 100 year storm<br />
  93. 93. THE CROSSROADS<br />Infiltration Planters and Bump-outs (50%)Pocket ParksGreen Roofs (20%)Pervious Pavement (10%)Bioswales (20%)<br />
  94. 94. THE CROSSROADS<br />
  95. 95. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />+<br />Permeable Parking Islands<br />
  96. 96. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />100%<br />Projected Potable Water Use Reduction<br />+<br />Permeable Parking Islands<br />
  97. 97. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />v<br />+<br />Permeable Parking Islands<br />
  98. 98. GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />+<br />
  99. 99. +<br />MULTI-MODAL TRANSIT<br />GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE + UTILITIES<br />ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />
  100. 100. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />unstable uses =potential to catalyze<br />
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  102. 102. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  103. 103. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  104. 104. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  105. 105. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  106. 106. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  107. 107. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  108. 108. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />
  109. 109. ECONOMIC INVESTMENT<br />+<br />670 overpass studies<br />Infill concept<br />
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  117. 117. +<br />High Touch<br />Robust Dialog<br />
  118. 118. ❤<br />We Public Process<br />
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  120. 120. Public Process<br />❤<br />We Public Process<br />
  121. 121. Support for Economic Incentives to Support <br />Existing Developments and Revitalize <br />Underutilized Areas <br />by percentage of respondents<br />Yes<br />76%<br />Don't know<br />16%<br />No<br />8%<br />)<br />Source: ETC Institute (August 2008 - Downtown Kansas City, MO – (Residents) <br />
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  124. 124. Collaboration<br />No one knows as much as everyone.<br />
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  126. 126. Work Plan<br />
  127. 127. Sample Block Design Development Drawings<br />Probable Cost Estimate<br />
  128. 128. Construction Documents<br />Bidding<br />Construction Administration<br />
  129. 129. A Grand Idea<br />

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