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Parking Case Study Presentation

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Parking Case Study Presentation

  1. 1. A PARKING PREDICAMENT A case study on parking availability in Grandview Heights and Bexley
  2. 2. Parking Case Study Studio Claire Cason, Alisa K Burnside, Sarah Davis, Brandon Goss INTRODUCTIONS
  3. 3. Parking Case Study Studio Tyler Hauck, Vincent Johns, Frank Johnson, Anthony Stevens INTRODUCTIONS
  4. 4. Recommendations Analysis Existing Conditions Principles and Goals Introductions SUMMARY
  5. 5. PRINCIPLES AND GOALS
  6. 6. PEDESTRIAN- ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT A LIVELY CORE FUTURE-READY TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT CLARITY IN PARKING GOALS
  7. 7. Planners Steer direction of development Community Decision Makers Government Regulates and Maintains THE ROLE OF PLANNERS
  8. 8. EXISTING CONDITIONS
  9. 9. • Eastern Main Street → traditional suburban • Large setbacks • Abundant parking • One-story average • Western Main Street → contemporary urban • Shallow setbacks • Limited parking • Dense, multistory buildings • Design Guidelines • Implemented into the city code. • Goals: vibrancy, walkability, growth • Style & parking standards • City of Bexley Survey, 2013 • Shared parking • No parking meters BEXLEY
  10. 10. • Jurisdiction is split • Grandview Heights: 1st-3rd Avenue • City of Columbus: 3rd-5th Avenue. •The Bank Block • Owned by the Wagenbrenner development company. • Local business tenants: Stauf’s, Jeni’s, SPAGIO • Grandview • Unique local economy • Keep this area free of large chain establishments GRANDVIEW AVENUE
  11. 11. Bexley Lack of wayfinding Disconnected parking lots Lack of bike paths Inaccessible lots and unclear parking availability Underutilized sites Mismatched building types IDENTIFIED ISSUES: BEXLEY
  12. 12. Grandview Heights Lack of wayfinding Lack of parking agreements Parking lots separated by barriers Heavy reliance on automobile transportation Underutilized sites IDENTIFIED ISSUES: GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS
  13. 13. DATA ANALYSIS
  14. 14. Bexley Parking Maps Friday 11:00 AM - Morning Weekday 10:30 - Morning Saturday 6:00 PM - Weekend
  15. 15. • The library parking lot stayed at or near capacity during business hours • The Starbucks parking lot stayed at or near capacity during business hours • The Rusty Bucket Parking lot also stayed full during business hours • Religious organizations only had full parking lots on their primary day of worship BEXLEY HEAT MAP
  16. 16. Grandview Parking Maps Wednesday 11:30 AM - Lunch Sunday 4:30 pm - EveningFriday 11:30 am - Lunch Friday 7:00 PM - Evening
  17. 17. • Bank Block Lot, Balboa parking almost always congested • Giant Eagle Lot proved to be a critical parking source • Parking concentrated near destinations GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS: HEAT MAP
  18. 18. Stakeholders Interviews • City Officials: Mayor Ben Kessler and Kathy Rose • Institutional Leaders: Rachel Rubin, Director of the Bexley Public Library • Key Takeaways • Pedestrian-oriented streetscape • Dense multi-story commercial space, energy & vibrancy • “Parking issue is about perception.” • Extend the vibrancy of new western development STAKEHOLDERS: BEXLEY
  19. 19. Stakeholders Interviews • City officials: Mayor Ray DeGraw and City Planner Pat Bowman • Columbus Planning Department: Mark Dravillas • 5th by Northwest neighborhood commission: Ashley Hofmaster • Business Owners: Staufs, Mark Swanson, Chelsea Cabot • Developers: Jeff Waggenbrenner • Residents Megan Miller Key Takeaways • The Giant Eagle Lot is a key concern • Parking meters are a controversial issue • Promote vibrancy, diversity, mix of businesses and walkability of the corridor • Parking agreements are needed in the future and stakeholders are open to the idea STAKEHOLDERS: GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS
  20. 20. Core recommendations to be implemented on a systematic timeline THE PLAN
  21. 21. RECOMMENDATIONS
  22. 22. BEXLEY RECOMMENDATIONS
  23. 23. 1-2 Year Recommendations • Wayfinding • Clear parking signs • Parking guidance systems • Shared Parking Agreements • Maximizing current parking infrastructure • Combine and Restripe Lots
  24. 24. 2-4 Year Recommendations •Combine lots with barriers
  25. 25. 4-5 Year Recommendations • Improve bikeability •Create a bike boulevard •Improve access and connectivity
  26. 26. 4-5 Years Recommendations • Adapting existing buildings • Improving the pedestrian realm
  27. 27. 5+ Years Recommendations • Developing Underutilized sites
  28. 28. GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS RECOMMENDATIONS
  29. 29. 1-2 Year Recommendations • Wayfinding and Signage • Clear parking signs • Marking for lots on street • Shared Parking Agreements • Noted as struggle • Valet Parking and Strategies • Combine and Restripe Lots
  30. 30. 2-3 Year Recommendations • Combine lots with Barriers • Install Meters • Improve Access and Connectivity
  31. 31. 2-3 Year Recommendations •Improve Bikeability •Create a bike boulevard •Improve access and connectivity Source: Grandview Heights Bike Plan 2016
  32. 32. 3-4 Year Recommendations • Redevelop Vacant Lots • Pedestrian Realm Improvements • Implement Bus Circulator
  33. 33. • Redevelop Underutilized Sites Panzero’s Pizza Grandview Carryout Spencer Research 5+ Years Recommendations
  34. 34. • These recommendations will maintain welcoming corridors that are easily accessible to the community. • Pedestrian oriented development • Clarity in Parking • Create lively cores • Future ready traffic management • To maintain • Host quarterly stakeholder meetings • Review all parking designs and requirements every 5 years CONCLUSION
  35. 35. Questions? A PARKING PREDICAMENT

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