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• Climate Change• Affordability
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
An Aging Population 200,000 Projected City Population 160,000 120,000 80,000 40,000 0 0-14 15-29 30-44 45-59 60-74 75+ 2001 2011 2021 2031 2041Source: City of Vancouver, adapted from BC Stats PEOPLE 36
The City’s Role• Maintain & regulate streets, public spaces• Guide land use, urban design• Support transit• Advocate & partner• Educate & empower
Moving People, Moving GoodsMoving People 1. Walking 2. Cycling 3. Transit 4. Taxi / Commercial / Shared 5. Private AutoMoving Goods • Port • Local
Implementing the PlanPrioritize effortsfor maximumbeneﬁtPursuepartnershipsTest new ideasthrough pilotprojectsMonitor and trackprogress
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
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
GOODS & SERVICES Support a thriving economy and the city’s role as a major port while reducing environmental and neighbourhood impacts.Photo: Don McKillican
Goods & Services Directions• Support different scales of movement• Reduce environmental & neighbourhood impacts• Maintain effective emergency response times• Support taxis & commercial transit
WALKING Make walking safe, convenient, and delightful.Support a vibrant public life that encourages a healthy and social walking culture.
Walking & Public Space Directions• Make streets safer, more comfortable, & more accessible• Address gaps in the pedestrian network• Create vibrant & interesting streets & public spaces
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 25% 41% 34%
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
TRANSIT Support transit improvements to increase capacity and ensure service that is fast, frequent, reliable, fully accessible, and comfortable.Photo: Eileen Kuettel
Transit Directions• Support a spectrum of services• Improve accessibility & equity• Support reduced noise & emissions• Build a transit-supportive public realm• Support new funding sources
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.
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