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Walkable Downtown Slides

  1. 1. A Walkable Downtown Pedestrianization Strategy Overview
  2. 2. Sheet 2 of thirteen Purpose A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Establish/Maintain Pedestrian-oriented Downtown Environment DCBA Parking Subcommittee Increased community/civic interaction Increased Customer/Client/Visitor (CCV) perceived safety/comfort Increased CCV balance (students, families, professionals, seniors, tourists/visitors, etc.) Increased sales per square foot 16-Aug-08 Date:
  3. 3. Sheet 3 of thirteen Principles A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Meter Revenue Reinvestment Smart meters DCBA Parking Subcommittee Increase Parking Inventory Retire bonds Change Management Performance pricing Incremental conversions Information/marketing Enforcement Privatization Extended enforcement schedule Goods movement 16-Aug-08 Pedestrian safety Date:
  4. 4. Sheet 4 of thirteen Principle 1 – Meter Revenue Reinvestment A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Continue/Increase Programs to Return Meter Revenues to Downtown – Begin Immediately DCBA Parking Subcommittee Parking Management Pedestrian Resources Lighting/Safety Cleanliness Streetscape Bicycle Infrastructure 16-Aug-08 Date:
  5. 5. Sheet 5 of thirteen Principle 1 – Meter Revenue Reinvestment A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Implementation DCBA Parking Subcommittee Policy Adopt 85% parking space occupancy goal Define applications for which Fund 853 can be used Adopt two-prong parking structure decision process Adopt “Park Once” strategy Modify parking requirements policy Abolish Roll back to $2000/space in-lieu fee Establish residential neighborhood parking districts 16-Aug-08 (with revenue reinvestment) Date:
  6. 6. Sheet 6 of thirteen Principle 1 – Meter Revenue Reinvestment A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Reinvestment programs and priorities DCBA Parking Subcommittee Modernize meters Benefits CCV convenience (card swipe, cell phone, etc.) Enable demand/performance pricing flexibility Real-time demand data informs future decisions Reduce enforcement costs Approach Begin with surface lots All new parking spaces Then Sub-Area 1 (core) 16-Aug-08 Remaining Zone A Date:
  7. 7. Sheet 7 of thirteen Principle 1 – Meter Revenue Reinvestment A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Reinvestment programs and priorities DCBA Parking Subcommittee Accelerate Parking Structure Bond Retirement Benefits Fiscal responsibility (interest saved/earned) Fund 853 revenues freed up for other programs Increased agility for planning future district capital improvements Approach Determine expedited timeline for debt retirement Plan and execute bond calls 16-Aug-08 Date:
  8. 8. Sheet 8 of thirteen Principle 1 – Meter Revenue Reinvestment A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Increase Parking Inventory DCBA Parking Subcommittee Convert curbside parallel to diagonal parking Up to 100 new spaces Peripheral to downtown and campus Site new public parking structure Consistent with Downtown Vision and General Plans Mixed use to minimize impact on pedestrians Convert private parking to better land uses based on Downtown Vision Plan and General Plan Rip up the asphalt 16-Aug-08 Pedestrian refuges Date:
  9. 9. Sheet 9 of thirteen Principle 2 – Change Management A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Incremental Conversion DCBA Parking Subcommittee Benefits Faster workforce adoption Easier CCV adoption Users see benefits at each stage Approach Key changes to prior dependency completion Proof of concept criteria for phase exit gates Enforcement grace periods 16-Aug-08 Date:
  10. 10. Sheet 10 of thirteen Principle 2 – Change Management A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Demand/Performance Pricing DCBA Parking Subcommittee Benefits Attained 85% occupancy goal Increased curbside parking turnover Improved CCV convenience while managing employee parking behavior Increased revenues Approach Abolish time limits Incremental pricing 16-Aug-08 Escalating rates Date: Periodic data analysis to optimize outcomes
  11. 11. Sheet 11 of thirteen Principle 2 – Change Management A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Information/Marketing DCBA Parking Subcommittee Improve parking information Web Editorial Print and broadcast advertising Improve signage Way-finding Directional Availability status Workforce Education Program 16-Aug-08 Date:
  12. 12. Sheet 12 of thirteen Principle 3 – Enforcement A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Privatization Increased turnover and availability DCBA Parking Subcommittee Increased meter and citation revenues Extended enforcement Weekend enforcement – similar-sized cities’ best practice Evening enforcement – smart meters manage rate flexibility Goods movement Established loading zones Enforce double-parking regulations Limit delivery time windows Pedestrian Safety Bicycle/Skateboard 16-Aug-08 Loitering trespassing Date: Leash/dog litter
  13. 13. Implementation Timeline Sheet 13 of A Waklable Downtown: Pedestrianization Plan Date: thirteen 16-Aug-08 DCBA Parking Subcommittee

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