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Innovation North-Side Neighborhood Access Feasibility Study

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Innovation North-Side Neighborhood Access Feasibility Study

  1. 1. County of Fairfax, Virginia Innovation North-Side Neighborhood Access Feasibility Study County of Fairfax, Virginia Lauren Delmare, P.E. Transportation Planner Fairfax County Department of TransportationJune 29, 2017
  2. 2. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Study Location Farougi Court Apgar Place Innovation Center Station and North Kiss & Ride
  3. 3. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Station Plans
  4. 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions Dry Pond Cricket Field Creek Creek FarougiCourt Apgar Place
  5. 5. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions – Path West of Apgar Pl
  6. 6. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions – Farougi Ct Cul-de-sac
  7. 7. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions – Cricket Field
  8. 8. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions – Greene Dr Cul-de-sac
  9. 9. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Existing Conditions – Walking Route 2 to 3 miles to Innovation Center Metro station entrance (future Horse Pen Rd path would reduce second route to about 1.6 miles)
  10. 10. County of Fairfax, Virginia Proposed Shared-Use Path Department of Transportation
  11. 11. County of Fairfax, Virginia All Alternatives Department of Transportation • 10-ft shared-use path designed for bicycle and pedestrian use • Shared-use path connection from future Innovation Center Metrorail Station north-side Kiss & Ride to: • Farougi Court (Reflection Homes Single-Family Homes) and • Apgar Place (Reflection Homes Townhomes) • Can be “mixed and matched” – for instance, the eastern segment of Alternative A can be combined with the western segment of Alternative C. • Leave adequate width for future improvement of Greene Drive
  12. 12. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative A Department of Transportation
  13. 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative A Department of Transportation • Direct access to station, shortest route • 0.34 mi to Apgar Pl, ~ 7 min walk • 0.26 mi to Farougi Ct, ~ 5 min walk • Connects via North/West side of field • Impacts Metro Station facility • Two large bridges span the floodplains o provides more reliability during inclement weather • Cost estimate: $6.6 million
  14. 14. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative B Department of Transportation
  15. 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative B Department of Transportation • Direct access to station, slightly longer route than Alternative A • 0.35 mi to Apgar Pl, ~ 7 min walk • 0.30 mi to Farougi Ct, ~ 5 min walk • Connects via South/East side of field • Impacts Metro Station facility • Two large bridges span the floodplains o provides more reliability during inclement weather • Cost estimate: $6.6 million
  16. 16. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative C Department of Transportation
  17. 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia • Utilizes future sidewalk connection on Innovation Ave Department of Transportation Alternative C
  18. 18. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternative C Department of Transportation • Indirect access to station, longest route • 0.49 mi to Apgar Pl, ~ 10 min walk • 0.41 mi to Farougi Ct, ~ 8 min walk • Connects via North/West side of field, could use Alt B route (South/East side of field) • No impacts to Metro Station facility • One short bridge and use of Innovation Ave culvert to cross streams o reduced reliability at short bridge between Farougi Ct and Apgar Pl during inclement weather • Cost estimate: $1.6 million, least expensive
  19. 19. County of Fairfax, Virginia Alternatives Evaluation Department of Transportation
  20. 20. County of Fairfax, Virginia Residential Parking Impacts Department of Transportation • Residential Permit Parking District (RPPD) can prohibit parking for non-residents. • Apgar Place and surrounding Reflection Homes Townhomes streets are private streets, therefore not eligible for RPPD • Farougi Court and some surrounding streets (Whisonant Court, Herman Court, Seaman Court, and a portion of Maleady Drive) are public streets which appear to meet RPPD requirements for distance and 100 contiguous spaces • RPPD can be initiated in advance of station and path opening since these projects are planned
  21. 21. County of Fairfax, Virginia Residential Permit Parking District Department of Transportation The procedures for establishing a Residential Parking Permit District are: 1.A request is made to the district supervisor by the HOA and forwarded to FCDOT 2.FCDOT reviews road documenting eligibility for restriction and conducts field review if required 3.Petition forms and map are issued by FCDOT if eligible 4.The community gathers signatures verifying at least 60% support for the proposed area and more than 50% support along each block face 5.Fee of $10 per petitioning address and completed petition are returned to supervisor 6.The district supervisor forwards the petition to FCDOT for review 7.The district supervisor forwards fee to FCDOT if petition meets requirements 8.The Board of Supervisors conducts a public hearing and approves proposed parking district 9.FCDOT installs "No Parking Except by Permit" on all affected roads For more information, visit: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/parking/rppd.htm
  22. 22. County of Fairfax, Virginia Department of Transportation Questions? • For additional questions/comments, please visit our website: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/fcdot/pedestrian/ innovationstationpath.htm

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