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NZ Ridesharing Institute to Auckland Council

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New Zealand Ridesharing Institute Presentation to Auckland Council Transport Committee August 15, 2011

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NZ Ridesharing Institute to Auckland Council

  1. 1. On August 15, 2011 The New Zealand Ridesharing Institute presented to the Auckland Council Transport Committee, proposing partnership in an applied research programme targeted at improving the effectiveness of Auckland’s transportation system. The following are the slides, and the speaker notes were the content of the presentation.<br />THE NZ RIDESHARING INSTITUTE<br />MAKING AUCKLAND’S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEM THE MOST EFFECTIVE IN THE WORLD<br />
  2. 2. ANDY SMITH (LIVING STREETS AOTEAROA, PRESIDENT)<br />BRIAN NELSON (PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT, PRIVATE CITIZEN)<br />KEVIN FREE (CARPOOL VETERAN)<br />MARK ROBERTS (SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS NETWORK, GREENFLEET MANAGER)<br />PAUL MINETT (TRIP CONVERGENCE LTD, MANAGING DIRECTOR)<br />TOM MORTON (PULSE TRAFFIC, CONSULTANT)<br />VICTORIA CARTER (CITYHOP, FOUNDER)<br />MEMBERS here today<br />
  3. 3. THE TRANSPORTATION<br /> SYSTEM HAS ENOUGH<br />CAPACITY<br />WE JUST NEED TO USE IT BETTER<br />
  4. 4. WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF A LANE OF ROAD?<br />2,000<br /><br /><br />IF IT IS 2,000 CARS PER HOUR, IS IT 2,000 PEOPLE PER HOUR?<br />CAPACITY IN PEOPLE PER LANE HOUR<br />SOV<br />
  5. 5. WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF A LANE OF ROAD?<br />6,000<br />IS IT 6,000PEOPLE PER HOUR?<br />CAPACITY IN PEOPLE PER LANE HOUR<br />2,000<br />SOV<br />HOV3<br />
  6. 6. WHAT IS THE CAPACITY OF A LANE OF ROAD?<br />12,000<br />IS IT 12,000PEOPLE PER HOUR?<br />6,000<br />CAPACITY IN PEOPLE PER LANE HOUR<br />2,000<br />SOV<br />HOV3<br />30%<br />SOV +<br />MIX<br />
  7. 7. 75,000<br />ARE WE CURRENTLY USING ONLY 4% OF CAPACITY?<br />(3,000/75,000)<br />12,000<br />IS IT 75,000PEOPLE PER HOUR?<br />6,000<br />CAPACITY IN PEOPLE PER LANE HOUR<br />3,000<br />2,000<br />SOV<br />HOV3<br />30%<br />SOV +<br />MIX<br />100%<br />45 pax<br />BUS<br />BEST<br />
  8. 8. THE CURRENT SITUATION:<br />1,200,000<br />EMPTY SEATS ALONG FOR THE RIDE<br />400,000<br />DRIVE ALONE<br />TRIPS TO WORK<br />
  9. 9. RIDESHARING IS ABOUT<br />DRIVERS BECOMING PASSENGERS<br />SOME OF THE TIME<br />
  10. 10. AUCKLAND’S PROBLEM IS NOT THE SINGLE OCCUPANT <br />CAR.<br />
  11. 11. AUCKLAND’S PROBLEM IS NOT THE SINGLE OCCUPANT <br />CAR.<br />AUCKLAND’S PROBLEM IS THE PEAK PERIOD VOLUME OF SINGLE OCCUPANT CARS.<br />
  12. 12. ROAD-BASED COMMUTER DEMAND IN AUCKLAND<br />ADDITIONAL COMMUTERS OVER 2011 NOT ON BUSES<br />THOUSANDS OF ROAD BASED COMMUTERS<br />CURRENT BUS RIDERS + 4.5% p.a.<br />CURRENT HOV DRIVERS AND RIDERS<br />CURRENT DRIVE ALONE COMMUTERS<br />
  13. 13. A WORTHWHILE TARGET:<br />DRIVERS BECOME PASSENGERS ONE TRIP IN FOUR.<br />RESULT: <br />100,000<br />FEWER CARS.<br />
  14. 14. AUCKLAND’S BILLION DOLLAR COST OF CONGESTION<br />WOULD BE RESET TO ZERO<br />
  15. 15. “HOW DO WE GET PEOPLE TO MAKE BETTER USE OF EXISTING TRANSPORT CAPACITY?”<br />
  16. 16. RESEARCH PROGRAMME TO ANSWER THE QUESTION<br />THE NZ RIDESHARING INSTITUTE<br />LEADING THINKERS<br />UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND<br />TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CENTRE<br />
  17. 17. RESEARCH PROGRAMME<br />BEST PRACTISE AND AUCKLAND PROPOSALS<br />STAGE 1<br />IMPLEMENT AUCKLAND TRIALS<br />STAGE 2<br />REPLICATE SUCCESS<br />STAGE 3<br />
  18. 18. RESEARCH STAGE 1:<br />THE OPTIMAL COMBINATION OF<br />ENABLING SOLUTIONS<br />POLICY ENVIRONMENT<br />PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT FACTORS FOR AUCKLAND, AND PROPOSALS<br />
  19. 19. FACTORS EXPANDING RIDESHARE: #1<br />ENABLING SOLUTIONS<br /><ul><li>Express Carpooling
  20. 20. Ride Matching
  21. 21. HOV Lanes and HOV Parking
  22. 22. Circulator Buses
  23. 23. Car Share
  24. 24. Bike Share</li></li></ul><li>FACTORS EXPANDING RIDESHARE: #2<br />POLICY ENVIRONMENT<br /><ul><li>Regulations
  25. 25. Incentives
  26. 26. Tolls
  27. 27. Legislation
  28. 28. Land Use/Urban Form
  29. 29. Parking Pricing
  30. 30. Cordons</li></li></ul><li>FACTORS EXPANDING RIDESHARE: #3<br />PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT<br /><ul><li>Attitudes
  31. 31. Preferences
  32. 32. Accountability
  33. 33. Stewardship
  34. 34. Marketing</li></li></ul><li>EXAMPLES OF COMMUNITY CHANGE PROGRAMMES<br />
  35. 35. RECYCLE<br />LANDFILL<br />LESS WASTE GOING TO LANDFILL<br />
  36. 36. LESS ENERGY USED FOR LIGHTING<br />
  37. 37. FEWER PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS <br />
  38. 38. LESS SECOND HAND SMOKE <br />
  39. 39. WHAT THESE ALL HAVE IN COMMON:<br />ENABLING SOLUTIONS<br />BELIEF<br />PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT<br />“THE RIGHT THING TO DO.”<br />
  40. 40. BRINGS<br />INDEPENDENCE AND OBJECTIVITY<br />RESEARCH RESOURCES<br />FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT<br />
  41. 41. PROGRAMME GOVERNANCE<br />STEERING COMMITTEE<br />AUCKLAND COUNCIL TRANSPORT COMMITTEE MEMBER<br />AUCKLAND TRANSPORT CHIEF EXECUTIVE<br />NZTA NORTHERN DIRECTOR<br />UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH CENTRE<br />OTHER FUNDING PARTNERS<br /> (1 MEMBER EACH)<br />THE RIDESHARING INSTITUTE <br />(3 MEMBERS)<br />
  42. 42. PROGRAMME BUDGET<br />BEST PRACTISE AND AUCKLAND PROPOSALS<br />$100,000<br />STAGE 1<br />IMPLEMENT AUCKLAND TRIALS<br />CALCULATE IN STAGE 1<br />STAGE 2<br />REPLICATE SUCCESS<br />CALCULATE IN STAGE 2<br />STAGE 3<br />
  43. 43. Auckland Council, <br />Auckland Transport, <br />EECA, <br />MFE, <br />MED, <br />NZTE, <br />NZTA, <br />Treasury, <br />MOT, <br />MSI, <br />NZBCSD, <br />Chamber Of Commerce, <br />Heart Of The City, <br />Corporate Entities (Couriers, Freight Companies, Carmakers, Etc.), <br />Professional And Cause Related Orgs (SBN, IPENZ, Etc.)<br />POTENTIAL PARTNERS<br />
  44. 44. PLEASE SHARE THE RIDE WITH US AS A PARTNER:<br />PUT A COMMITTEE MEMBER ON OUR STEERING COMMITTEE<br />$20,000 TOWARDS THE $100,000 STAGE 1 BUDGET<br />
  45. 45. “TO ACHIEVE THE IMPOSSIBLE; IT IS PRECISELY THE UNTHINKABLE THAT MUST BE THOUGHT” <br />– Tom Robbins<br />QUESTIONS AND DISCUSSION<br />THE NZ RIDESHARING INSTITUTE<br />

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