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A Transit Vision Plan for Hampton Roads Hampton Roads Partnership- Board Meeting February 20, 2009 Norfolk, Virginia Rober...
Background <ul><li>Implementation of large highway projects has been delayed </li></ul><ul><li>Current public transportati...
Study Process Scope and Goals Project Kick-Off Review Past Studies Public Info Meeting Land Use Analysis Transit Supportiv...
Beginning of vision statement “ We see regional mobility as the cornerstone of economic development and quality of life in...
Potential Vision Statement Targets <ul><li>Which of these are most important to you as community leaders? </li></ul><ul><l...
Next Steps <ul><li>Respond to comments on 2-11-09 draft plan  </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd  set of public meetings, 2-24-09 </li...
Plan Implement-ation <ul><li>CTB member has shown interest in including projects from the TVP in Six-Year Improvement Prog...
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Hampton Roads Transit Vision Plan (draft)

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Report 20 Feb 09 by Rob Case, Hampton Roads Metropolitan Planning Organization (HRMPO); Hampton Roads Partnership (HRP) engaged the Virginia Dept. of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) to get funding for the development of this Transit Vision Plan (TVP) focusing on a network of higher-speed transit due to the delay of implementation of large highway projects and the inconvenience of current public transportation

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Hampton Roads Transit Vision Plan (draft)

  1. 1. A Transit Vision Plan for Hampton Roads Hampton Roads Partnership- Board Meeting February 20, 2009 Norfolk, Virginia Robert B. Case, PE- Principal Trans. Engr.- HRMPO staff
  2. 2. Background <ul><li>Implementation of large highway projects has been delayed </li></ul><ul><li>Current public transportation is inconvenient </li></ul><ul><li>HRP leadership engaged DRPT to get funding for the development of this Transit Vision Plan (TVP) focusing on a network of higher-speed transit </li></ul><ul><li>Other players: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>HRMPO- leadership </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HRT/WAT- guidance & expertise </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TVP will be incorporated into state and regional long-range transportation plans </li></ul>
  3. 3. Study Process Scope and Goals Project Kick-Off Review Past Studies Public Info Meeting Land Use Analysis Transit Supportiveness Corridor Identification Milestone Meetings with PTPTC and MPO Environmental Scan Corridor Feasibility Tech Memo Sequencing Workshop: SWOT Analysis Strategic Priorities Milestone Meeting with PTPTC Recommendations DRAFT Vision Plan Milestone Meeting with PTPTC Public Info Meeting Milestone Meeting with MPO FINAL Vision Plan Cost and Ridership Estimates Constrained Long Range Plan Public Transportation Analysis Transportation Demand Management Analysis Meetings with HRP and HRT boards
  4. 4. Beginning of vision statement “ We see regional mobility as the cornerstone of economic development and quality of life in Hampton Roads. Remainder of vision statement [we need your help] Vision Statement
  5. 5. Potential Vision Statement Targets <ul><li>Which of these are most important to you as community leaders? </li></ul><ul><li>Reducing air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Providing transportation choice </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigating congestion </li></ul><ul><li>Preserving rural lands </li></ul><ul><li>Mitigating climate change </li></ul><ul><li>Developing activity centers </li></ul><ul><li>Advancing economic development </li></ul><ul><li>Achieving energy independence </li></ul><ul><li>Providing mobility for aging “baby boom” generation </li></ul><ul><li>Responding to reduced funding </li></ul><ul><li>Responding to reduced right-of-way availability </li></ul><ul><li>Improving non-driver mobility </li></ul><ul><li>Helping transportation and economically needy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Next Steps <ul><li>Respond to comments on 2-11-09 draft plan </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd set of public meetings, 2-24-09 </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of revised draft plan to HRP, 3-20-09 </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation of revised draft plan to HRT, 3-26-09 </li></ul><ul><li>Request plan approval from HRMPO, 4-15-09 </li></ul>
  7. 7. Plan Implement-ation <ul><li>CTB member has shown interest in including projects from the TVP in Six-Year Improvement Program (SYIP) </li></ul><ul><li>MPO board member has shown interest in implementing a sub-set of the TVP. </li></ul><ul><li>Local governments desiring proposed transit services can use plan to direct development to proposed transit corridors. </li></ul><ul><li>Visit this HRP website for more information: http://hrpartnership.blogspot.com/2009/02/transit-vision-for-hampton-roads-region.html </li></ul>

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