Describe WFRC and geography (mountains/lake).85% of Utah’s population. Park City 8 kSu Co 36 k 2.7 M Statewide
We just heard from Pam moments ago Population increases are driving our MTP’s 2.8 million today. Added a Million in the past 20 years, 40% in migration 60% naturalThis is where we start the Plan update process: We start with the latest official # for population - 2010 CensusGOPB uses these new census numbers and a model (called REMI) to project Utah’s pop county by county
The way we grow will have significant effect on our quality of life in the future.
24 miles longRebuilds or reconfigures 10 freeway interchanges and replaces 55 bridges $1.7B - $60M Local & $0 Federal
Utahn’s are “industrious” we can compete for federal discretional funding, we can spend the federal $’s and cut through federal red tape.Some states can not obligate the federal funding like we can.Increase in transit access to western Salt Lake County77 New Low Floor LRT vehicles are either in serviceCapital Projects ($2.8B)Completed West Valley and Mid-Jordan TRAX (Aug. 2)Underway: Front Runner South Commuter Rail Airport TRAX Draper TRAX Sugarhouse Streetcar-5000 jobs over 7 years
1997 Peter Calthorpe, John Fergonessi and Envision Utah , Ted Knowlton became the gold standard model for Scenario Planning across the United States. Out side organization still ask Utah staff to come and talk to them about scenario planning We are set to do this again with our next plan set for adoption in June of 2015.We may develop scenarios around a low, medium, and high density growth assumptions using tools like Envision Tomorrow + in partnership with John Fregonese and associates, ESRI the U of U and many other partners with our HUD sustainability communities grant
Then our board of director’s (mayor and county commissions) adopt the Official Socioeconomic data set – City/TAZ population and Job projections though 2040. Blobs/centersThis is the WC2040 Vision Plan.The result of this exercise the “WC2040 Vision” is used as the official population and employment projections down to the TAZ zone remember? With the 2040 vision plan we then “build” the RTP (Transportation system) to serve the WC 2040 Vision.
Think about the progress we have made since 1997..
NADO Welcome to Utah!Shawn Seager, Mountainland Association of Governments
Our story is continued growth & Development 4,000,000 Population Growth – 3,500,000 3,000,000 Wasatch Front Population will increase by 65% by 2040 2,500,000 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 0 2010 2040
Progress since 1990 1 Million more people• I-15 Salt Lake Co. • I-15 Utah County• Legacy Parkway • Front Runner• Trax University South• Front Runner • Trax Draper North • Trax Airport• HOV lanes & ITS • Trails / Bikeways• I-80 rebuild • Daybreak• Trax Mid Jordan • Gateway• Trax West Valley • City Creek 21