Agenda1. Introduction2. Presentation3. Discussion
BIA Presentation | 2012-07-11
Timeline
GOALS & CONTEXT
Goals
More than just Mobility• Mobility• Health• Safety• Accessibility• Affordability• Public Life• Resiliency
Challenges• Limited Road Space• Overcrowded Transit• Health Costs of Inactivity• Aging Population• Rising Fuel Prices• Cli...
More trips on limited road space        The city is growing. More people and more jobs mean more trips       that must be ...
Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
The City’s Role• Maintain & regulate streets, public spaces• Guide land use, urban design• Support transit• Advocate & par...
Moving People, Moving GoodsMoving People 1. Walking 2. Cycling 3. Transit 4. Taxi / Commercial / Shared 5. Private AutoMov...
Implementing the PlanPrioritize effortsfor maximumbenefitPursuepartnershipsTest new ideasthrough pilotprojectsMonitor and t...
TRENDS & TARGETS
New Targets & Indicators            Build on Greenest City             • Make the majority of trips               on foot,...
Since 1997 Plan: More Trips, Fewer Cars
+0    # of trips in the city            40%
+0    # of trips in the city             > 50%
+0    # of trips in the city                  > 2/3
Directions on Specific Topics             Land Use             Goods & Services             Walking & Public Space         ...
LAND USE
Land Use Directions• Locate major activity generators near high capacity transit• Support higher densities near transit st...
GOODS & SERVICES                        Support a thriving economy and the city’s role as a major port                    ...
Goods & Services Directions• Support different scales of movement• Ensure efficient loading & deliveries• Reduce environmen...
WALKING                 Make walking safe, convenient, and delightful.Support a vibrant public life that encourages a heal...
Walking & Public Space Directions• Make streets safer, more comfortable, & more accessible• Address gaps in the pedestrian...
CYCLINGMake cycling feel safe, convenient, comfortable, and fun          for people of all ages and abilities.
Riding a bicycle should         not require braveryRegular Cyclist   Interested but Concerned   Not Interested in Cycling ...
Cycling Directions• Build routes that are comfortable & convenient• Provide secure & abundant parking• Improve integration...
TRANSIT                        Support transit improvements to increase capacity and ensure service that is               ...
Transit Directions• Support a spectrum of services• Improve accessibility & equity• Support reduced noise & emissions• Bui...
MOTOR VEHICLESManage the road network efficiently to improve safety and support a gradual reduction in car dependence.     ...
Motor Vehicles Directions• Manage parking & traffic congestion• Improve safety for all road users• Support car-sharing & ot...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive   transportation choices3. ...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive   transportation choices3. ...
Money saved by not owning a car:                                               If City of Vancouver residents reduced car(...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive   transportation choices3. ...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Make it easier to drive less3. Manage parking e...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive   transportation choices3. ...
Some directions related to local business1.   Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive   transportation choices3. ...
Questions/Discussion
Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012
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Transportation 2040 Presentation for BIAs July 11 2012

  1. 1. Agenda1. Introduction2. Presentation3. Discussion
  2. 2. BIA Presentation | 2012-07-11
  3. 3. Timeline
  4. 4. GOALS & CONTEXT
  5. 5. Goals
  6. 6. More than just Mobility• Mobility• Health• Safety• Accessibility• Affordability• Public Life• Resiliency
  7. 7. Challenges• Limited Road Space• Overcrowded Transit• Health Costs of Inactivity• Aging Population• Rising Fuel Prices• Climate Change• Affordability
  8. 8. More trips on limited road space The city is growing. More people and more jobs mean more trips that must be accommodated on a limited amount of public space.high The number of trips is growing. The amount of Private cars take up road space is limited. space than other forms of transportation.low 1990 2040
  9. 9. Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  10. 10. Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  11. 11. Local business transportation needscustomer accessloading & servicingidentity & exposure
  12. 12. The City’s Role• Maintain & regulate streets, public spaces• Guide land use, urban design• Support transit• Advocate & partner• Educate & empower
  13. 13. Moving People, Moving GoodsMoving People 1. Walking 2. Cycling 3. Transit 4. Taxi / Commercial / Shared 5. Private AutoMoving Goods • Port • Local
  14. 14. Implementing the PlanPrioritize effortsfor maximumbenefitPursuepartnershipsTest new ideasthrough pilotprojectsMonitor and trackprogress
  15. 15. TRENDS & TARGETS
  16. 16. New Targets & Indicators Build on Greenest City • Make the majority of trips on foot, bike, and transit • Eliminate dependence on fossil fuels • Breathe the cleanest air of any major city in the world Set new targets for 2040 Identify indicators to track progress
  17. 17. Since 1997 Plan: More Trips, Fewer Cars
  18. 18. +0 # of trips in the city 40%
  19. 19. +0 # of trips in the city > 50%
  20. 20. +0 # of trips in the city > 2/3
  21. 21. Directions on Specific Topics Land Use Goods & Services Walking & Public Space Cycling Transit Motor Vehicles
  22. 22. LAND USE
  23. 23. Land Use Directions• Locate major activity generators near high capacity transit• Support higher densities near transit stations while recognizing local context• Build complete communities• Design buildings to contribute to public realm
  24. 24. GOODS & SERVICES Support a thriving economy and the city’s role as a major port while reducing environmental and neighbourhood impacts.Photo: Don McKillican
  25. 25. Goods & Services Directions• Support different scales of movement• Ensure efficient loading & deliveries• Reduce environmental & neighbourhood impacts• Maintain effective emergency response times• Support taxis & commercial transit
  26. 26. WALKING Make walking safe, convenient, and delightful.Support a vibrant public life that encourages a healthy and social walking culture.
  27. 27. Walking & Public Space Directions• Make streets safer, more comfortable, & more accessible• Address gaps in the pedestrian network• Create vibrant & interesting streets & public spaces
  28. 28. CYCLINGMake cycling feel safe, convenient, comfortable, and fun for people of all ages and abilities.
  29. 29. Riding a bicycle should not require braveryRegular Cyclist Interested but Concerned Not Interested in Cycling 25% 41% 34%
  30. 30. Cycling Directions• Build routes that are comfortable & convenient• Provide secure & abundant parking• Improve integration with transit• Promote cycling as an everyday option• Focus on education & safety
  31. 31. TRANSIT Support transit improvements to increase capacity and ensure service that is fast, frequent, reliable, fully accessible, and comfortable.Photo: Eileen Kuettel
  32. 32. Transit Directions• Support a spectrum of services• Improve accessibility & equity• Support reduced noise & emissions• Build a transit-supportive public realm• Support new funding sources
  33. 33. MOTOR VEHICLESManage the road network efficiently to improve safety and support a gradual reduction in car dependence. Make it easier to drive less. Accelerate the shift to low carbon vehicles.
  34. 34. Motor Vehicles Directions• Manage parking & traffic congestion• Improve safety for all road users• Support car-sharing & other programs that make it easier to drive less• Accelerate shift to low carbon vehicles
  35. 35. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  36. 36. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  37. 37. Money saved by not owning a car: If City of Vancouver residents reduced car(per year) ownership by just 10%:$2000othermoney spent on $6000be spent money that cantransportation choices in the local economy Additional income that could be spent in the local economy each year: $200,000,000Assumptions: Approximately 330,000 vehicles are registered in the City of Vancouver (source: ICBC, 2009). $8,000 annual cost of owning and operating a motor vehicleis based on a Chevrolet Cruze 1LT sedan driven 12,000 km/year (source: CAA 2011 Driving Costs brochure). $6,000 annual savings assumes $2,000 would be spent onother transportation options (e.g. shoes, bicycle, transit, car-sharing). Actual savings could be even greater, since parking is not included in the calculation!
  38. 38. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  39. 39. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Make it easier to drive less3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  40. 40. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  41. 41. Some directions related to local business1. Build a great public realm2. Provide inexpensive transportation choices3. Manage parking effectively & holistically4. Consider servicing & loading requirements in new designs5. Right-size delivery vehicles6. Work together to monitor progress & share results
  42. 42. Questions/Discussion

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