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Wilshire heights-na hike-bike-trail-presentation-10-25-2016

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Presentation of the Dallas Hike and Bike network made by Peter Bratt at the 10/25/2016 Wilshire Heights Neighborhood Association General Membership Meeting.

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  1. 1. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 DALLAS HIKE AND BIKE NETWORK PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT WILSHIRE HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION OCTOBER 25, 2016 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016
  2. 2. 2 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • History of Dallas Hike and Bike Network • Existing Trails • Trails In Design or Under Construction • Proposed Trails PURPOSE
  3. 3. 3 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 HISTORY: DALLAS MORNING NEWS JANUARY 12, 1969
  4. 4. 4 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Park and Recreation Department’s Long Range Development Plan – A Renaissance Plan adopted in 2002 • Plan survey identified hike and bike trails as high priority of Dallas citizens • Plan recommended implementation of regional trail network throughout Dallas RENAISSANCE PLAN OF 2002
  5. 5. 5 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • The Dallas Trail Network Master Plan was adopted in 2005, revised in 2008 • Linear trails – 28.8 miles • Loop trails – 33.9 miles • Natural trails – 22.8 miles • 86 Miles • As of October 1, 2016 • Linear trails – 64.3 miles • Loop trails – 54.9 miles • Natural trails – 33.8 miles • 153 Miles TRAIL MASTER PLANS
  6. 6. 6 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 2003 AND 2006 FUNDING LEVERAGING • The 2003 and 2006 Bond Program leveraged an additional $29.5M through various grant and partnership programs
  7. 7. 7 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Significant funding and project design support since 1997 • Priority of the Commissioners Court • Coordinates funding through TxDOT and NCTCOG • 2003 Open Space Plan • Funding for new trails throughout Dallas County •Trinity Forest Spine Trail •Kleberg Trail •Trinity Skyline Trail PARTNERS: DALLAS COUNTY
  8. 8. 8 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Funding for trails in portion of City of Dallas within Collin County • Funding for Preston Ridge Trail (2003) • Moss Glen Park Loop Trail (2016) • Priority of Council Member Sandy Greyson PARTNERS: COLLIN COUNTY
  9. 9. 9 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Approved by City Council on April 13, 2011 • Established agreement to be used on 60.7 miles (22.4%) of built-out system • Key provisions of Oncor License Agreement •Perpetual •No up-front cost considerations •City of Dallas maintains full width of corridor PARTNERS: ONCOR
  10. 10. 10 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Approved by DART and City Council on November 23, 2015 • A non-exclusive perpetual easement for trails • Allows for trail improvements on trail, including benches, trash bins, drainage improvements, and water fountains • All landscaping and improvements must be reviewed and approved by DART and maintained by the City of Dallas PARTNERS: DART
  11. 11. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 EXISTING TRAILS
  12. 12. 12 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 153 miles of existing trails EXISTING TRAILS
  13. 13. 13 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • White Rock Creek Trail established in 1977 • 9.3 mile trail • Improvements since 2003: • Portion of trail renovated and widened (2003 and 2006 Bond Program) from Valley View Park to Forest Lane • Trail extended from Valley View Park to Hillcrest Park (2006 Bond Program) WHITE ROCK CREEK TRAIL
  14. 14. 14 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Completed in 1976 • 9.3 mile loop trail • Improvements since 2000 • East Lawther Trail Improvements (2000 to 2002) from Garland Road to Sunset Bay •West Lawther Trail Improvements Phase 1 (2003 to 2004) from Pump House to Lily Pad Bay •Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge (2005 to 2007) WHITE ROCK LAKE TRAIL
  15. 15. 15 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • Improvements since 2006: • West Lawther Trail Improvements Phase 2 (2007 to 2009) from Pad Bay to Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge • East Lawther Trail Improvements (2014 to 2015) from Mockingbird Bridge to Bath House Cultural Center WHITE ROCK LAKE TRAIL
  16. 16. 16 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 4.1 mile trail on old railroad right of way • From White Rock Lake Trail to Hill Street • Funding from Dallas County, City of Dallas, and TxDOT • Phased opening between 2009 and 2011 • $10.11M project SANTA FE TRAIL
  17. 17. 17 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1.5 mile trail • SoPAC terminus at Northwest Highway to Goforth Road (Doran Point) • Opened in May 2015 • Connects to the White Rock Creek Trail • Remaining portion of the trail from Goforth Road to Muchert Service Facility is in design FLAG POLE HILL TRAIL
  18. 18. 18 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1.2 mile trail • Lake Highlands High School to Ferndale Drive • Open in October 2014 • Oncor easement • Eventually connects to White Rock Creek Trail LAKE HIGHLANDS PHASE I
  19. 19. 19 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1.7 mile trail • Between Skillman St and Fisher Road opened May 2016 • Portion of Ridgewood Trail between Glencoe Park and Skillman Street remains under construction • Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge • Some great views RIDGEWOOD TRAIL
  20. 20. 20 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1 mile extension completed in June 2016 • From Hill Street along DART ROW • Baylor Hospital to Fair Park • Funding from City of Dallas • $.7M cost SANTA FE TRAIL EXTENSION
  21. 21. 21 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 SOPAC TRAIL • .9 miles • Two portions of the trail are already open •White Rock Lake Trail to Lakewood Park •Trammel Road to Northwest Highway • Managed and funded by City of Dallas •$1.2M • Connects to Ridgewood, White Rock Lake, and Flag Pole Hill Trails • Construction expected to begin in January 2017 and be completed in January 2018
  22. 22. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 TRAILS IN DESIGN OR UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  23. 23. 23 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 50 miles in design or under construction • 4.6 miles under construction • Five Mile Creek Trail • Ridgewood Trail • Runyon Creek Trail • 44.9 miles in design • 25.8 miles expected to begin construction in 2017 TRAILS IN DESIGN OR UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  24. 24. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 TRAILS UNDER CONSTRUCTION
  25. 25. 25 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1.2 mile trail • Portion of Ridgewood Trail between Fisher Road and Skillman St already open • Segment includes •Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge •One smaller bridge at Twin Sixties Dr • $17M cost for segment • Expected to open in Spring 2017 RIDGEWOOD TRAIL
  26. 26. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 TRAILS IN DESIGN
  27. 27. 27 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 SOPAC TRAIL PHASE III • 1.8 miles • From Lakewood Park to Trammel Road • Managed by Dallas County, funding from City of Dallas and NCTOG • $3.9M • Connects to White Rock Lake Trail and Santa Fe Trail • Construction expected to begin in January 2017 and be completed in January 2018
  28. 28. 28 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 SOPAC TRAIL PHASE IVA • 2.5 miles • From Northwest Highway to Greenville Avenue • Managed by Dallas County, funding from City of Dallas and NCTOG • $8.3M • Connects to •Ridgwood Trail •Flag Pole Hill Trail • Construction expected to begin in January 2017 and be completed in January 2018
  29. 29. 29 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 1.2 mile trail • Harry Moss Park to Arbor Park •Sidewalk/street connection to Lake Highlands Trail Phase I • Trail in final design •Public meeting tonight with CM McGough to determine alignment options • Needs $2.6M for constructing trail LAKE HIGHLANDS TRAIL PHASE II/WEST
  30. 30. 30 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • .6 mile trail • White Rock Creek Trail to Lake Higlands Trail Phase I •Watercrest Park to Olive Schapiro Park •Trailhead proposed for new Alamo Drafthouse at Skillman St and Abrams Rd • Trail in conceptual design •Public meeting tonight with CM McGough to determine alignment options • Construction is funded •Design to begin in January 2017 LAKE HIGHLANDS TRAIL SOUTH
  31. 31. 31 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • .7 mile trail • Portion of Flag Pole Hill Trail from SoPAC Trail to Goforth Road open • Through Flag Pole Hill Park to Muchert Service Facility • Trail design finished • Project being put out to bid in November 2016 • Construction expected to begin in January 2017 •Completion in October 2017 FLAG POLE HILL TRAIL
  32. 32. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 PROPOSED TRAILS
  33. 33. 33 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 102 miles of proposed trails • Estimated cost of total system buildout $200M • Reconstruction of 35 miles of loop and linear trails ($36M) • Building new trails ($164M) FULL PROPOSED SYSTEM
  34. 34. 34 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 CIRCUIT TRAIL CONSERVANCY
  35. 35. 35 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 CIRCUIT TRAIL CONSERVANCY • Private group of trail supporters raising money to match bond funds to develop 13.7 miles of the trail network • Key high cost segments of trail system that have not yet been built • The Connection $21M • Baker Pump Station Connection $2M • Cedar Creek Bridge $2M • Trinity Forest Spine Trail $18M • Total cost of $43M • Requesting $20M of City funds, $13M in letters of intent
  36. 36. 36 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 CIRCUIT TRAIL CONSERVANCY
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  38. 38. 38 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 CIRCUIT TRAIL CONSERVANCY
  39. 39. 39 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 CIRCUIT TRAIL CONSERVANCY
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  42. 42. 42 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 SOPAC TRAIL PHASE IVB • 1.2 miles • From Greenville Avenue to White Rock Creek Trail and Northaven Trail (Phase IB) • Estimated cost of $4.2M • Would allow trail users to connect to the White Rock Creek Trail and Northaven Trail
  43. 43. 43 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 • 153 miles of existing trails • 50 miles in design or under construction • 44.9 miles in design • 25.8 miles expected to begin construction in 2017 • 4.6 miles under construction • Five Mile Creek Trail • Ridgewood Trail • Runyon Creek Trail • 102 miles of proposed trails FULL PROPOSED SYSTEM
  44. 44. DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016 DALLAS HIKE AND BIKE NETWORK PARK AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT WILSHIRE HEIGHTS NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION OCTOBER 25, 2016 DATACURRENTOFOCTOBER12016

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