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Fewer stations means retaining higher
speeds; better travel times; stronger
ridership
Accommodate regional travel...
9 Stations from Fort Collins
to Pueblo including the
Denver Metro area:
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Fort Collins
North Suburban
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15 system stations
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15 acres of new development per station;
Developable square footage 9 million
Potential value ...
Functionality of the system
 Potential for development regionally
 Potential economic return statewide
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Where do we site these stations?

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Gone are the days

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San Jose Diridon
Station –
Today

San Jose Diridon
Station –
Future

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Technology Choice
Public Personal Rapid
Transit Consortium

SkyTran

Swift Tram, Inc

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Station example California HSR

◦ Platform
◦ Parking
◦ Traffic circulation
◦ Transit interface
◦ Passenger Drop-off
◦ Bicy...
Typical Station

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Platform Requirements

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Parking Lot or Structure

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Roadway infrastructure

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Transit Connection

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Development and Structured
Parking options

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Optimize Location for access/ridership
Minimize Sprawl – Promote Infill

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Limit demand on resources
Leverage...
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Anticipated level of ridership activity at
station and operability needs
Origin or Destination? Collector or
Distrib...
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2-3 acres

6-8 acres

4 acres
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4 Story Structure 150 spaces/deck acre
600 spaces
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10-12 acres

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6 Story Structure 150 spaces/deck acre
2 acres - 1500 spaces
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Idaho Springs

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Compatible with surrounding land use?
Compatible with regional plans?

Are cities willing to implement policies, sta...
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Colorado APA Conference Future High Speed Rail Stations and Land Use Presentation

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Beth Vogelsang's presentation from October 4th, 2013 at the Colorado APA Conference in Vail regarding high speed rail and its interface with stations and land uses.

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Colorado APA Conference Future High Speed Rail Stations and Land Use Presentation

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  2. 2.    Fewer stations means retaining higher speeds; better travel times; stronger ridership Accommodate regional travel Interface with local transit/transportation 2
  3. 3. 9 Stations from Fort Collins to Pueblo including the Denver Metro area:         Fort Collins North Suburban DIA/Union Station South Suburban West Suburban Monument Colorado Springs (2) Pueblo 3
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  5. 5. 15 system stations     15 acres of new development per station; Developable square footage 9 million Potential value over $2 billion Likely funding element of implementation 5
  6. 6. Functionality of the system  Potential for development regionally  Potential economic return statewide  6
  7. 7. Where do we site these stations? 7
  8. 8. Gone are the days 8
  9. 9. San Jose Diridon Station – Today San Jose Diridon Station – Future 9
  10. 10. Technology Choice Public Personal Rapid Transit Consortium SkyTran Swift Tram, Inc 10
  11. 11. Station example California HSR ◦ Platform ◦ Parking ◦ Traffic circulation ◦ Transit interface ◦ Passenger Drop-off ◦ Bicycle and Pedestrian 11
  12. 12. Typical Station 12
  13. 13. Platform Requirements 13
  14. 14. Parking Lot or Structure 14
  15. 15. Roadway infrastructure 15
  16. 16. Transit Connection 16
  17. 17. Development and Structured Parking options 17
  18. 18. Optimize Location for access/ridership Minimize Sprawl – Promote Infill 1. 2. ◦ ◦ 3. Limit demand on resources Leverage current investments Maximize Connectivity ◦ Increase bicycle, pedestrian, transit ◦ Consider first mile/last mile connections ◦ Minimize parking footprint 18
  19. 19.   Anticipated level of ridership activity at station and operability needs Origin or Destination? Collector or Distributor station  Role of parking vs. transit at the station  Potential for development surrounding site 19
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  22. 22. 2-3 acres 6-8 acres 4 acres 22
  23. 23. 4 Story Structure 150 spaces/deck acre 600 spaces 23
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  27. 27. 10-12 acres 27
  28. 28. 6 Story Structure 150 spaces/deck acre 2 acres - 1500 spaces 28
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  37. 37. Idaho Springs 37
  38. 38.   Compatible with surrounding land use? Compatible with regional plans? Are cities willing to implement policies, station area plans and eventual rezoning to achieve higher density residential and commercial development? Light freight?   Historic relevance Community character 38
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