Clifton Boulevard Transportation Enhancement Program<br />Public Meeting #1<br />April 07, 2010<br />
Collaboration<br />A Project of the <br />Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority in partnership with <br />the City ...
Tonight’s Agenda<br />Introduction of Project Team<br />Clifton Boulevard Overview: <br /> 		Where we have been<br />		Whe...
ConsultantTeam<br />Richard L. Bowen + Associates (RLB+A):  Lead Consultant<br />Arcadis: Traffic and Roadway Design<br />...
The Project <br />To design and engineer enhancements for Clifton Boulevard that have broad public approval and will lead ...
Project Map<br />6<br />
Overview: Where we have been<br />Previous Studies<br />7<br />
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />1.IDENTITY: A boulevard is a civic element<br />2.ACCESS: A bou...
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br /><ul><li>Median Functionality
Pedestrian Safety
Quality of Life</li></ul>9<br />
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br /><ul><li>Design Options
Plant Diversity</li></ul>10<br />
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />Diversity of Conditions<br />11<br />
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />West 115 St.- Hird Ave.<br /><ul><li>Comprehensive Streetscape ...
Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />Components of the Study<br />13<br />
Cleveland City Planning Update 2008<br />West 117th & 116th<br />West 110th<br />14<br />
Raised Planters in Streetscape<br />Cleveland City Planning Update 2008<br />15<br />
Overview: Where we are now<br /><ul><li> New process of collaboration with the Community
 Developing design that will lead to construction documents</li></ul>Past<br />Present<br />Future<br />Ongoing<br />Conce...
Project Scope<br />	Design and engineer improvements of the street from sidewalk to sidewalk<br /><ul><li>Determine design...
Project Scope<br />	Enhanced crosswalks at select locations<br />Increase pedestrian safety<br />New concrete bus pads at ...
Project Scope<br />What are you looking for?<br />
Project Scope (cont.)<br /><ul><li> New traffic signalization
 Historic tree preservation and new tree selection
 Signage and way-finding</li></ul>20<br />
Project Scope (cont.)<br /><ul><li>Streetscape redesign in commercial areas</li></ul>Pedestrian scale lighting<br /> New l...
 Prioritize Enhancements and Estimate Costs</li></ul>21<br />
Technical Committee<br />• Joe Shaffer, RTA				• Bryan Moore, RTA<br />• Michael Bosak, Cleveland	• Scott Frantz, Clevelan...
Civic Advisory Committee<br /><ul><li> Danielle Willis, RTA
 Brian Powers, Coucilman, Lakewood
 Nathan Kelly, Lakewood
 Joyce Williams, Cleveland
 Michael Dever, Lakewood
 Anita Brindza, Cudell Improvement
 Mick Cochrane, Cleveland
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The first public meeting for the Clifton Boulevard Transportation Enhancement Program. The meeting was held at Emerson Elementary School in Lakewood, OH on 4/07/2010.

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  1. 1. Clifton Boulevard Transportation Enhancement Program<br />Public Meeting #1<br />April 07, 2010<br />
  2. 2. Collaboration<br />A Project of the <br />Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority in partnership with <br />the City of Cleveland and <br />the City of Lakewood<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Tonight’s Agenda<br />Introduction of Project Team<br />Clifton Boulevard Overview: <br /> Where we have been<br /> Where we are now<br /> Where we are going    <br />3<br />
  4. 4. ConsultantTeam<br />Richard L. Bowen + Associates (RLB+A): Lead Consultant<br />Arcadis: Traffic and Roadway Design<br />L.V. Surveying: Surveying<br />McKnight Associates: Landscape Architects<br />Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative: Community Engagement and Design<br />Wanix Architects: Rendering and Station Design<br />Somat Engineering: Geotechnical Engineering<br />EdArch Associates: Cost Estimating<br />4<br />
  5. 5. The Project <br />To design and engineer enhancements for Clifton Boulevard that have broad public approval and will lead to construction<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Project Map<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Overview: Where we have been<br />Previous Studies<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />1.IDENTITY: A boulevard is a civic element<br />2.ACCESS: A boulevard makes pedestrian movement easier and safer<br />3.COMFORT: A boulevard reduces the negative impact of traffic on the surrounding neighborhoods<br />Community Wide Input = Consensus<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br /><ul><li>Median Functionality
  10. 10. Pedestrian Safety
  11. 11. Quality of Life</li></ul>9<br />
  12. 12. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br /><ul><li>Design Options
  13. 13. Plant Diversity</li></ul>10<br />
  14. 14. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />Diversity of Conditions<br />11<br />
  15. 15. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />West 115 St.- Hird Ave.<br /><ul><li>Comprehensive Streetscape Improvements</li></ul>12<br />
  16. 16. Joint City of Lakewood, Cleveland Planning Study 2006<br />Components of the Study<br />13<br />
  17. 17. Cleveland City Planning Update 2008<br />West 117th & 116th<br />West 110th<br />14<br />
  18. 18. Raised Planters in Streetscape<br />Cleveland City Planning Update 2008<br />15<br />
  19. 19. Overview: Where we are now<br /><ul><li> New process of collaboration with the Community
  20. 20. Developing design that will lead to construction documents</li></ul>Past<br />Present<br />Future<br />Ongoing<br />Concept<br />Design<br />Build<br />Funding<br />We need your input<br />16<br />
  21. 21. Project Scope<br /> Design and engineer improvements of the street from sidewalk to sidewalk<br /><ul><li>Determine design and locations for a landscaped medians</li></ul> Select Sustainable plantings<br />17<br />
  22. 22. Project Scope<br /> Enhanced crosswalks at select locations<br />Increase pedestrian safety<br />New concrete bus pads at bus stops<br />New bus shelters at selected locations with amenities<br />18<br />
  23. 23. Project Scope<br />What are you looking for?<br />
  24. 24. Project Scope (cont.)<br /><ul><li> New traffic signalization
  25. 25. Historic tree preservation and new tree selection
  26. 26. Signage and way-finding</li></ul>20<br />
  27. 27. Project Scope (cont.)<br /><ul><li>Streetscape redesign in commercial areas</li></ul>Pedestrian scale lighting<br /> New landscaping<br /><ul><li> ADA compliance
  28. 28. Prioritize Enhancements and Estimate Costs</li></ul>21<br />
  29. 29. Technical Committee<br />• Joe Shaffer, RTA • Bryan Moore, RTA<br />• Michael Bosak, Cleveland • Scott Frantz, Cleveland<br />• Rob Mavec, Cleveland • Andy Cross, Cleveland<br />• Nathan Kelly, Lakewood • Dru Siley, Lakewood<br />• Joe Beno, Lakewood • Bill Corrigan, Lakewood<br />• Pat Lewis, Lakewood • Bob Greytak, Lakewood<br />Committee Role:<br /><ul><li> To ensure that the plans that are prepared meet applicable engineering and technical requirements of Ohio, the RTA, Lakewood and Cleveland.</li></ul>22<br />
  30. 30. Civic Advisory Committee<br /><ul><li> Danielle Willis, RTA
  31. 31. Brian Powers, Coucilman, Lakewood
  32. 32. Nathan Kelly, Lakewood
  33. 33. Joyce Williams, Cleveland
  34. 34. Michael Dever, Lakewood
  35. 35. Anita Brindza, Cudell Improvement
  36. 36. Mick Cochrane, Cleveland
  37. 37. Paul Nickels, Lakewood
  38. 38. John Katsaros, Cleveland
  39. 39. Tom Einhouse, Lakewood
  40. 40. Michael Ruffing, Cleveland
  41. 41. Mary Anne Crampton, Lakewood
  42. 42. Jay Westbrook, Councilman, Cleveland
  43. 43. Dona Brady, Councilwoman, Cleveland
  44. 44. Patty Ryan, Lakewood
  45. 45. John Brich, Lakewood
  46. 46. Calvin Johnson, Cleveland
  47. 47. Howard Davis, ABC Management
  48. 48. Ramon Gohel, Edgewater Homeowners
  49. 49. Charles Slone, Cleveland</li></ul>Committee Role:<br /><ul><li> To ensure that the plans represent the consensus of the Community Vision for Clifton Boulevard and its neighbors.</li></ul>23<br />
  50. 50. Project Schedule<br />Project Launch January 12, 2010Public Meeting #1 (Cleveland & Lakewood) April 07, 2010Field Survey Complete April 12, 2010Conceptual (30%) Design June 11, 2010Public Work Session (Cleveland) Early July, 2010Public Work Session (Lakewood) Early July, 2010Preliminary (60%) Design August 10, 2010Construction (90%) Documents September 9, 2010Public Meeting #2 (Cleveland & Lakewood) Early October, 2010Construction (100%) Documents October 11, 2010<br />24<br />
  51. 51. Process<br />Data Collection, Review Previous Work <br />PUBLIC INPUT<br />Conceptual Design<br />Committee Input <br />Committee Input <br />PUBLIC INPUT<br />PUBLIC INPUT<br />Refine Design, Engineering & Project Costs<br />Complete Documents, Secure Funding, Bidding & Construction<br />25<br />
  52. 52. Continuous Engagement<br />www.EnhanceClifton.com<br />Computers are always available at the Public Library<br />26<br />
  53. 53. Overview: Where we are going<br />Explore Design Alternatives<br />27<br />
  54. 54. Clifton Boulevard Today<br />Complete Land Survey and Field Work<br />28<br />
  55. 55. Near W. 106th<br />Existing Section – Residential District <br />29<br />
  56. 56. <ul><li> Preliminary Median Designs: Width, Location
  57. 57. Preliminary Station Designs: Context, Integration into pedestrian system.
  58. 58. Preliminary Designs for Special Crosswalks</li></ul>30<br />
  59. 59. <ul><li>Preliminary Landscape Designs: Diversity, Maintenance</li></ul>31<br />
  60. 60. Existing Commercial District<br />32<br />
  61. 61. Near W. 116th<br />Existing Section @ Commercial District<br />33<br />
  62. 62. Commercial Area:<br /><ul><li> Preliminary Designs of Streetscape Elements
  63. 63. Determine Extent of Streetscape Enhancement</li></ul>34<br />
  64. 64. Next Steps1. Input from you! * Tonight and through the web *<br />2. Preliminary Design and Details<br />3. Committee Review of Preliminary Design<br />4. More Input from You!!<br />35<br />
  65. 65. Thank You… Questions? Comments?<br />www.EnhanceClifton.com<br />36<br />

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