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Regional Geography


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Regional Population Growth


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    How and Where Will We
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1965 DEVELOPMENT PATTERN




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       ►   Unmanageable Congestion
       ►   Longer Travel Times & Trip Lengths
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              How Have our
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Public Transportation Options In U.S.




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                                    Source: American Public Transportation Assoc...
Public Transportation Options In U.S.




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Public Transportation Options In U.S.




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Public Transportation Options In U.S.




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                    How Do We
                    Get There?

Champions, Communication, Cooperati...
A New Regional Plan


                                           Roads
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Existing Transit Services




         Bus Service
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Developing a Vision for Transit Expansion




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Developing a Vision for Transit Expansion



              NEW EXPRESS BUS
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Northeast Corridor Mobility Study




2035 Regional Transportation Plan   www.nashvillempo.org
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2035 Regional Transportation Plan   www.nashvillempo.org
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Transit/ Transportation Voter Initiatives
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                  Think Globally
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Regional Transit Planning in Nashville Area

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Regional Transit Planning in Nashville Area

  1. 1. www.nashvillempo.org Mayor Ernest Burgess, Chair Mayor Karl Dean, Vice-Chair Michael Skipper, Executive Director Planning for the next 25 Years of Growth 2035 Regional Transportation Plan: A Shared Responsibility to Develop a Plan that Supports Our Goals for Livability, Prosperity, Sustainability, Diversity. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  2. 2. Regional Geography Robertson Montgomery Sumner Cheatham Wilson Dickson Davidson Williamson Rutherford Maury 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  3. 3. Regional Population Growth Seattle Region (3.3 million) 3,000,000 2,500,000 Denver Region (2.5 million) Portland (OR) Region (2.2 million) 2035 2,600,000 2,000,000 Austin Region, Charlotte Region (1.7 million) 1,500,000 2008 1,700,000 2000 1,000,000 1,450,000 500,000 1965 750,000 10-County CRT Region Other regions (MSA) ‐ Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Woods & Poole Economics 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  4. 4. www.nashvillempo.org How and Where Will We Live, Work, and Play? Historical Trends, Policies & Regulations, Market Competition, Public Investment ENERGY COSTS, HOUSING AFFORDABILITY, ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  5. 5. 1965 DEVELOPMENT PATTERN Properties affected by development in 1965 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  6. 6. 2008 DEVELOPMENT PATTERN Properties affected by current development 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  7. 7. 2035 DEVELOPMENT PATTERN? Properties affected by current & future development 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  8. 8. Major Roadway Network Clarksville Gallatin Nashville Lebanon Franklin Murfreesboro Columbia 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  9. 9. 2008 Congestion Clarksville Gallatin Nashville Lebanon Franklin Murfreesboro Columbia 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  10. 10. 2035 Projected Congestion Clarksville Gallatin Nashville Lebanon Franklin Murfreesboro Columbia 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  11. 11. Roadway Projects in Current Plan Clarksville Gallatin Nashville Lebanon Franklin Murfreesboro Columbia 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  12. 12. 2035 Project Congestion Clarksville Gallatin Nashville Lebanon Franklin Murfreesboro Columbia 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  13. 13. Convergence of Challenges ► Unmanageable Congestion ► Longer Travel Times & Trip Lengths ► Increasing Energy Consumption / Costs ► Declining Air & Water Quality ► Aging Population/ Dispersed Families ► Worsening Personal Health / Increasing Costs ► Lost Habitat / Natural Areas ► Unsustainable Costs/ Revenue Sources ► Lack of Housing Choice 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  14. 14. www.nashvillempo.org How Have our Competitors Responded? Roads, Bridges, Transit, Walking, Biking, Management A MULTI-MODAL APPROACH TO TRANSPORTATION 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  15. 15. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  16. 16. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  17. 17. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  18. 18. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  19. 19. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  20. 20. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  21. 21. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  22. 22. Public Transportation Options In U.S. Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  23. 23. Public Transportation Options In U.S. Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  24. 24. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  25. 25. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  26. 26. Public Transportation Options In U.S. existing proposed Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  27. 27. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2000 to 2007 Fixed-Route Bus Service Source: American Public Transportation Association Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  28. 28. Public Transportation Options In U.S. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  29. 29. www.nashvillempo.org How Do We Get There? Champions, Communication, Cooperation, Collaboration, Coordination, Commitment A REGIONAL VISION + PLAN OF ACTION + DEDICATED FUNDING 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  30. 30. A New Regional Plan Roads Transit Transit Bridges Economy Federal Agencies Mobility State Agencies Bicycling ITS Environment REGIONAL Local Govts PLAN Safety Transit Agencies Walking Wayfinding Security Residents Travel Incident Choice Demand Businesses Management Management 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  31. 31. Existing Transit Services Bus Service Commuter Rail Park & Ride Not Shown: •Regional Vanpool Service •ADA Paratransit Service •Rural Intercity Bus Service 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  32. 32. Developing a Vision for Transit Expansion 5 TO 15 MINUTE SERVICE, MIX OF BUSES & STREETCARS? LOCAL CIRCULATOR CONNECTING INTO A HIGH-CAPACITY RAPID TRANSIT LINE? 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  33. 33. Developing a Vision for Transit Expansion NEW EXPRESS BUS SERVICE TO SERVICE COMMUTERS? BRT or LIGHT-RAIL SERVICE CONNECTING HOMES, JOBS, SHOPPING, AND ENTERTAINMENT? 5 TO 15 MINUTE SERVICE, MIX OF BUSES & STREETCARS? LOCAL CIRCULATOR CONNECTING INTO A HIGH-CAPACITY RAPID TRANSIT LINE? 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  34. 34. Northeast Corridor Mobility Study 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  35. 35. 2035 Plan Schedule 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  36. 36. What is “Dedicated” Funding for Transit? ► A reliable source of annual revenues that provides support to transit operations and/ or debt service on financed capital costs. ► Not necessarily “new” or “increased” funding, but the expansion of existing transit service will necessitate new revenue. ► Revenues are established on the front-end to be dedicated for transit and its use is not subject to the discretion of the local governing body as is the case with general fund contributions. ► Can be implemented through a variety of ways 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  37. 37. Transit/ Transportation Voter Initiatives 2000 to 2007 Source: Center for Transportation Excellence Mapping: Nashville Area MPO 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org
  38. 38. www.nashvillempo.org Think Globally Plan Regionally Act Locally Help Shape Your Future with Transportation! Livability. Prosperity. Sustainability. Diversity. 2035 Regional Transportation Plan www.nashvillempo.org

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