Delta chamber of commerce Transit Improvements for Insutrial Areas


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  • This is a large area of approximately 200 ha supporting a range of industrial businesses. There are a total of approximately 300 employers and 8,000 employees in this thriving industrial area. With the
  • A number of recent projects have been completed to improve goods movement, improve safety, reduce congestion, and provide enhanced transit/pedestrian upgrades
  • Project was initiated to :Reduced congestion and delays during morning and afternoon rush hoursReduced probability of rear end collisionsImproved accessibility to adjacent businessesImproved travel timesImproved lightingImproved transit facilities
  • In addition to the works two way left turn lanes, it is anticipated that a significant reduction in traffic will result when the SFPR is completed.
  • Staff assisting with Tilbury Transportation Fair May 26 to promote alternative modes of TransportationRide-sharing, the Tilbury employer transit pass program, Zip car
  • Bus shelter installed in front of the Captin Plant
  • Left turn lane added at Chester Road and Cliveden Avenue Intersection- reduce delaySignalization and widening of Chester Road and Derwent Way Intersection - reduce congestionCrosswalk at the 1400 block of Cliveden Ave - safe access to transit
  • Crosswalk at the 1400 block of Cliveden Ave - safe access to transit
  • Delta is undertaking a traffic analysis to determine improvements on 80 Street and River Way with SFPR connectionDelta has appointed a consultant to design improvements along 80 Street from SFPR to River RoadPublic consultation will occur during the design phase with business ownersConstruction is planned for 2012 and 2013.Damco (formerly Maersk) and Delta to complete an agreement for a six month trial period together with intersection improvements at River Road and River Way.Improvements to take place in summer 2011.Trial may be split over 2011 and 2012 to avoid inclement weather
  • Delta chamber of commerce Transit Improvements for Insutrial Areas

    1. 1. Transportation Improvements for Industrial Areas<br />May 19, 2011<br />
    2. 2. Background<br />Tilbury/Sunbury Area <br />300 employers<br />8,000 employees<br />Annacis Island<br />430 employers<br />10,300 employees<br />Respond to the needs of the business community<br />
    3. 3. Recent Projects<br />Tilbury/Sunbury Improvements<br />River Road – Two Way Left Turn Lanes<br />Transit Stops and Shelters<br />Annacis Improvements<br />Intersection upgrades<br />Pedestrian crosswalk<br />
    4. 4. Tilbury/SunburyRiver Road -Two Way Left Turn Lane<br />
    5. 5. Tilbury/SunburyRiver Road Upgrades<br />
    6. 6. Tilbury Transit Improvements<br />14 bus stops upgraded in 2010<br />Additional 7 bus stops planned for 2011<br />Sidewalk and passenger/wheelchair landing pad improvements<br />Total investment of approximately $150,000 over 2010 and 2011<br />Cost-shared with TransLink<br />
    7. 7. Tilbury Transit Improvements<br />
    8. 8. Tilbury Transit Improvements<br />
    9. 9. Annacis Island Improvements<br />Left turn lane and signalization upgrades<br />Reduce delay and congestion<br />Enhance goods movement<br />Northbound Chester Rd approaching Cliveden Ave<br />Westbound Derwent Way approaching Chester Rd<br />
    10. 10. Annacis Island Improvements<br /><ul><li>Illuminated crosswalk
    11. 11. Improved pedestrian safety
    12. 12. Better transit accessibility</li></ul>1400 BlkCliveden Ave Crosswalk<br />
    13. 13. Upcoming Projects<br />Undertaking a design review along 80th Street to provide an improved connection to the SFPR<br />Planned intersection improvements by Damco at River Road and River Way to facilitate Extended Length B-Train trial.<br />