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2040 Transportation Vision Plan

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Slideshow from our open houses on 8/19 & 9/16/14 seeking input on transportation projects in Valdosta and Lowndes County. #2040transvision

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2040 Transportation Vision Plan

  1. 1. #2040TransVision 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Open House and Town Hall Meeting Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization
  2. 2. Agenda • Open House and Town Hall Meeting • What is the MPO? • Federal Requirements and Local Priorities • Common Community Vision • 2040 Socioeconomic Data Study • Financial Plan • Next Steps • Contact Information #2040TransVision
  3. 3. Open House and Town Hall Meeting • 5:30 p.m. – Transportation Open House • Provide input at your own pace • 6:30 p.m. – Town Hall Meeting • Introductions • Community Comments • Until 8:00 p.m. • Revisit the Transportation Open House or speak with community leaders #2040TransVision
  4. 4. Open House • 2035 Transportation Plan Completed Projects • See what we have been up to: projects and reports • Greater Lowndes County Common Community Vision • Vote on your priority goals for Lowndes County • 2040 Transportation Financial Plan • Tell us how to spend your transportation tax dollars • Map Time! • Break out the crayons and draw on the maps #2040TransVision
  5. 5. #2040TransVision Town Hall Meeting • In partnership with Valdosta Councilwoman Sandra Tooley • Share your thoughts on transportation issues in Valdosta • Do you have other concerns or questions? • We will listen to those too!
  6. 6. #2040TransVision 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Organization
  7. 7. #2040TransVision What is the MPO? • Federally designated • Forum for regional decision-making • Evaluate alternatives for transportation improvements • Prepare and Maintain Transportation Plan • Develop Transportation Improvement Program • Involve the Public
  8. 8. MPO Roles and Responsibilities • Cooperation with the state and with operators of public transit services • Provide coordination role in planning and programming funds for projects and operations • Involve local transportation providers: • Transit, Airports, Highways, Seaports, Railroads, etc. • Passenger and Goods Movement #2040TransVision
  9. 9. #2040TransVision Valdosta-Lowndes Metropolitan Planning Area • Lowndes County and Portions of Berrien, Brooks and Lanier • Urbanized Population • 77,085 (2010)
  10. 10. #2040TransVision VLMPO Organization • Policy Committee • Local Elected Officials • Transportation Policy • Technical Advisory Committee • Local Engineers • Expert, Data Driven Advise • Citizen’s Advisory Committee • Transportation Stakeholders • Provide Public Input
  11. 11. Common Community Vision • Developed from 800+ statements received from public/stakeholder input in Fall 2013 • Jointly developed to guide community planning efforts for transportation, land use, economic development, housing, etc. • Adopted in January 2014 by VLMPO Policy Committee #2040TransVision
  12. 12. Common Community Vision A resilient community where partnerships and coordination promote regional success in economic development, education, infrastructure, and a high quality of life. #2040TransVision
  13. 13. CCV Aspirational Goal Themes #1 • Regional Economic Engine Support/Development • Workforce Training • Basic Transportation/Utility Infrastructure • Small Business Development • Public/Private Partnerships • Job/College Ready Local Education • Healthy, Active Lifestyles and Affordable Healthcare • Disaster Resiliency #2040TransVision
  14. 14. CCV Aspirational Goal Themes #2 • Conserve Natural Resources, Mitigate Impacts • Safe, Affordable Housing • Local Government Leadership • Accessible, Aesthetic Community Development • High-quality Recreational Facilities • Maintain Public Utilities • Preserve Our Historic and Cultural Resources • Multi-modal Regional Connectivity #2040TransVision
  15. 15. 2040 Socioeconomic Data Study • What will Lowndes County look like in 2040? • 5 Year Increments; 2010-2040 • Population • Housing • Employment (broad) • Foundation for planning and growth strategies #2040TransVision
  16. 16. #2040TransVision 2040 Socioeconomic Data Study • Transportation Data • Population • Households • Median HH Income • Employment • Manufacturing • Wholesale • Service • Retail • Student Enrollment • Additional Data • Race/Sex/Age • Housing Ownership • Housing Type • Housing Units • Housing Type • Household Size • Housing Vacancy • Unemployment • Educational Attainment • Labor Force
  17. 17. 2040 Socioeconomic Data Study 2010 2040 Population 109,233 149,288 Households 39,747 59,472 Employment 54,271 76,082 Enrollment 34,974 59,105 Income Uses median income by Census Tract, constant dollars #2040TransVision
  18. 18. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Financial Plan • 2.0% or 2.32% Inflation Scenarios (TBD) • $1.134 Billion to $1.151 Billion Available • Sources: Federal Gas Tax, State Gas Tax, SPLOST, LOST, Property Taxes, other fees #2040TransVision $1,100,000,000.00
  19. 19. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Financial Plan • If We Continue Historical Expenditures: • $380 Million for Highway Capital • New roads, widening, major bridge construction • ~50% Federal, ~13% State, ~37% Local (mostly SPLOST) • $85 Million already committed • $580 Million for Highway Maintenance • $20 Million for Rural Public Transit (MIDS) • $73 Million for Urban Transit System (new) • $36 Million: unidentified local source #2040TransVision $1,100,000,000.00
  20. 20. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Next Steps Task Socioeconomic Study X X X X X X Vision/Goals Report X X X X X X Base Year Model TP Financing X X X X X X X No Build Model Performance Measures  Benefit Cost Analysis Project Selection  Interim Models Constrained Model  TP Development X X X X X X  Partner Review Public Involvement X X X X X X X  Month A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S O N D J F M A M J J A S Responsible Parties GDOT SGRC/VLMPO VLMPO Consultant Public Involvement Indicates anticipated VLMPO Committee Meetings with significant report on identified tasks 2013 2014 2015 Expected adoption date: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 Final Public Comment Period: August 1-30, 2015 #2040TransVision
  21. 21. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Next Steps: Traffic Model #2040TransVision
  22. 22. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Next Steps: Performance Measures • Required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) • Include Framework for Performance Measures • Common Community Vision Goals to set Framework • Triple Bottom Line • Economic • Environmental • Equity #2040TransVision
  23. 23. 2040 Transportation Vision Plan Next Steps: Project Selection • Data Needed for Performance Measures as well • Triple Bottom Line Evaluation • Economic • Environmental • Equity • Final Prioritization by Policy Committee #2040TransVision
  24. 24. #2040TransVision 2040 Transportation Vision Plan www.sgrc.us/transportation Corey Hull: 229-333-5277 or chull@sgrc.us #2040TransVision

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