NextRailKC Streetcar Extension Kick-off Presentation

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On Thursday, August 8 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Board Room in Union Station, the City of Kansas City, Missouri hosted its Kick-Off meeting for Next Rail KC, the plan to expand the Downtown Streetcar starter line. The meeting included an introduction to the project by Mayor Sly James and City Councilmembers, an overview of the goals and the process by the Project Team and an interactive community engagement exercise for stakeholders of all seven corridors being studied.

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NextRailKC Streetcar Extension Kick-off Presentation

  1. 1. Streetcar Expansion KICK-OFF EVENT KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI | 8 AUGUST 2013
  2. 2. 01 The Potential
  3. 3. 02 The Project
  4. 4. This project is as much about what these corridors can be, as where the streetcar should go. A STREETCAR ADVOCATE Our whole role in life is to give you something you didn't know you wanted. And then once you get it, you can't imagine your life without it. APPLE ENGINEER
  5. 5. The goal of the planning process is to develop a city-wide streetcar system. The Project is therefore working to identify the corridors with both the greatest potential impact and the clearest path to implementation.
  6. 6. 03 The Process
  7. 7. SCHEDULE
  8. 8. SYSTEM OVERVIEW – EVALUATING POTENTIAL IMPACTS • Alignment with citywide goals • Land use, density conditions, and demographic shifts • Development potential and projected economic impact • Compatibility with existing transit plans •  Ridership potential from effective, fixed transit service • Traffic/roadway impacts • Pedestrian and bicycle connections
  9. 9. •  Engineering and Site Constraints o  Steep Grades o  Bridges o  Narrow Right-of-Way •  Community Support •  Costs & Benefits SYSTEM OVERVIEW - FEASIBILITY
  10. 10. •  Screening Methodology Based upon Priorities and •  Specific Alignment Analysis of Defined Routes including Terminii Resulting in the identification of up to three (3) corridor alignments for more in-depth analysis ROUTE SCREENING
  11. 11. •  Comprehensive Design and Engineering •  Transit Operations and Coordination •  Financing Options DETAILED ANALYSIS OF SELECTED CORRIDORS
  12. 12. •  Compiled analysis and community input •  Develop framework for a comprehensive streetcar system •  Roadmap to implement recommendations •  Reports and materials prepared for federal grants and other funding opportunities FINAL PLAN DELIVERABLES
  13. 13. 04 Engagement
  14. 14. BEYOND EDUCATION AND OUTREACH It’s about Community Values
  15. 15. ENGAGEMENT AT ALL THE TIMES THAT WORKS FOR KANSAS CITIANS LEARN MORE nextrailkc.com FOLLOW US ON TWITTER @NextRailKC SHARE YOUR IDEAS ideas.nextrailkc.com LIKE US ON FACEBOOK /next.rail.kc
  16. 16. Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; working together is success. HENRY FORD
  17. 17. 05 Model Exercise
  18. 18. THE CITY TODAY
  19. 19. AND THE CITY AFTER YOUR ACTIVE INPUT
  20. 20. GO FORTH AND HELP PLAN AND IMPROVE YOUR CITY!

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