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"Integrating Bicycles and Transit" - Evan Corey - Oregon Active Transportation Summit (OATS) 2013

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"Integrating Bicycles and Transit" - Evan Corey - Oregon Active Transportation Summit (OATS) 2013

  1. 1. 1Evan CoreyNelsonNygaard, Associate Project PlannerPortland, Oregon
  2. 2. URBAN LIVING IS ON THE RISE3
  3. 3. TRAVEL PREFERENCES ARE CHANGING4
  4. 4. INTEREST IN ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION5
  5. 5. COMMUNITY DESIGN: LINKING TRANSIT & ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION Building communities that are:– Transit-oriented– Support bicycling for all trips– Eliminate barriers to walking for all trips6
  6. 6. WHAT DO ACTIVE, TRANSIT COMMUNITIES LOOK LIKE?Active, transit communities are not prescriptive…7
  7. 7. WHAT DO ACTIVE, TRANSIT COMMUNITIES LOOK LIKE?Active, transit communities are not prescriptive…8
  8. 8. WHAT DO ACTIVE, TRANSIT COMMUNITIES LOOK LIKE?Active, transit communities are not prescriptive…9
  9. 9. GREAT BICYCLING CITIES ARE GREAT TRANSIT CITIES10MinneapolisBoulderPortlandEugene
  10. 10. WHY IS BICYCLING IMPORTANT TO TRANSIT? Increases ridership Encourages transit use inlower densityneighborhoods Improves “last-mile”connections Alleviates overcrowding Integrates transit’s needsinto the design process11
  11. 11. WHY IS BICYCLING IMPORTANT TO TRANSIT? Increases ridership Encourages transit use inlower densityneighborhoods Improves “last-mile”connections Alleviates overcrowding Integrates transit’s needsinto the design process12Previous metric of focus: RidershipPark and RidePlanning extent: The stop + stationNew metrics: Ridership + AccessBike and RideReducing barriers and increasingincentivesTransit-oriented neighborhoodsStation pedestrian and bicycle accessplans
  12. 12. USER PERSPECTIVE13Bikesvs.Transit Choice Convenience Active Fun Fast Environment friendly Independent
  13. 13. INTEGRATING BICYCLES AND TRANSIT:KEY STRATEGIES14InfrastructureAccessPrograms &Marketing
  14. 14. INTEGRATING BICYCLES AND TRANSIT:KEY STRATEGIES15InfrastructureAccessPrograms &MarketingBuilding an integrated network withintegrated amenities
  15. 15. INFRASTRUCTURE:BICYCLE AND TRANSIT STREETS17Partners: City, Transit Ops., Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Access to transit, optimize street spaceRose QuarterTransit Center GreenBike Lanes,Portland, OR
  16. 16. INFRASTRUCTURE:BIKEWAY/STOP INTEGRATION18Partners: City, Transit Ops. & Design, Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Reduce conflicts, optimize street spaceDunsmuir Ave CycleTrack, Vancouver,B.C.Image Source: Paul Krueger
  17. 17. INFRASTRUCTURE:DIRECT, LOW-STRESS BIKEWAYS19Partners: City, Advocacy & Neighborhood GroupsBenefits: Access to transit, reduced arterial conflicts50s Bikeway, Portland, ORImage Source: PBOT
  18. 18. ACCESS:BICYCLES ON VEHICLES21Partners: Transit Agency, Bicycle Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Expanded Catchment, Passenger Assurance/ReliabilityRoaring Fork Transportation Authority,Aspen, COStandard Buses Front Load 4 BikesRoaring Fork’s Bike Expresscarries 12 to 16 bikesImage Source: RFTA
  19. 19. ACCESS:BICYCLES ON VEHICLES22Partners: Transit Agency, Bicycle Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Expanded Catchment, Passenger Assurance/ReliabilityCommunity Transit, Snohomish County, WARoaring Fork’s Bike Expresscarries 12 to 16 bikesImage Source: Oran Viriyincy
  20. 20. ACCESS:BIKE STATIONS23Partners: Bike & Park, Metro (transit), City, Advocacy, BusinessesBenefits: Last Mile, Ridership, SupportBike Center, Santa Monica, CA
  21. 21. ACCESS:BIKE SHARING24Partners: Cities, Counties, Business & Tourism Orgs., Health Care, PrivateBusiness SponsorsBenefits: Access, Last Mile Connections, Legibility, Alleviate OvercrowdingNice Ride MinnesotaImage Source: NiceRide MinnesotaCapital Bike Share, Washington, D.C.
  22. 22. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:WHY?26So remind me, what’s the connection betweenprograms and transit?
  23. 23. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:WHY?27So remind me, what’s the connection betweenprograms and transit?Programs Incent and Enable Transit Access
  24. 24. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:WHY?28So remind me, what’s the connection betweenprograms and transit?Programs Incent and Enable Transit AccessEssentially: Programs enable transit to workbetter and normalize multimodal trips
  25. 25. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:INDIVIDUALIZED MARKETING29Partners: Lane Transit District,City of SpringfieldBenefits: Mode shift, RidershipImage Source: LTD
  26. 26. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:OHIO BIKE ‘N BUS30Partners: Transit Operators, Bicycle Advocacy Groups, CompleteStreets AdvocatesBenefits: Attract New Transit Riders, SafetyImageSource:COTA
  27. 27. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:MULTIMODAL TRIP PLANNING31Partners: Cities, Non-Profits, Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Legibility, Access, RidershipImage Source: TriMet
  28. 28. MARKETING/EDUCATION PROGRAMS:MULTIMODAL TRIP PLANNING32Image Source: TriMetPartners: Cities, Non-Profits, Advocacy GroupsBenefits: Legibility, Access, Ridership
  29. 29.  Involve transit operators and advocacygroups Support network improvements with end-of-trip facilities and marketing programs Make mobility convenient, flexible, & funKEYS TO INTEGRATION33Image Source: NYCDOTImage Source: NYCDOT Prioritize and invest in system-wide access Consider bikes in transit capital planning &design
  30. 30. RESOURCES34
  31. 31. RESOURCES35
  32. 32. NELSONNYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES © 2012First Lastname111 Address StreetCity, ST 12345(555) 555-1212email@nelsonnygaard.comNELSONNYGAARD CONSULTING ASSOCIATES © 2012First Lastname111 Address StreetCity, ST 12345(555) 555-1212email@nelsonnygaard.comEvan CoreyAssociate Project Planner621 SW Morrison Street, Suite 950Portland, OR 97203(503) 419-0027ecorey@nelsonnygaard.comNELSONNYGAARDCONSULTING ASSOCIATES© 2013THANK YOU!
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  34. 34. KEYS TO INTEGRATION:ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AT THE CORE OF ALL PLANS38
  35. 35. KEYS TO INTEGRATION:ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION AT THE CORE OF ALL PLANSSeattle Multimodal Corridors39
  36. 36. KEYS TO INTEGRATION:COORDINATION40

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