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RV 2014: Can We Get There from Here? First and Last Miles by Carlos Hernandez

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Can We Get There from Here? First and Last Miles AICP CM 1.5

Pasadena, Charlotte and Boulder have all gotten creative to connect their first and last miles. Learn how as we explore what's often the last piece of the transportation puzzle. See how bicycle and pedestrian improvements can provide access to busy corridors and enable everyone to start and complete their trips. First and last miles can take many forms: Investigate a range of solutions here.

Moderator: Dylan Jones, Architect, Gensler, Los Angeles, California
Carlos Hernandez, AICP, Principal, Fox Tuttle Transportation Group, Boulder, Colorado
Dan Gallagher, AICP, Transportation Planning Manager, Charlotte Department of Transportation, Charlotte, North Carolina
Whitney Pitkanen, Senior Project Manager, CALSTART, Pasadena, California
Genevieve Hutchison, Senior Transportation Planner/Bicycle Program Coordinator, Denver, Colorado

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RV 2014: Can We Get There from Here? First and Last Miles by Carlos Hernandez

  1. 1. What is the First Last Mile? What can be done right now? What are access sheds and why are they important? What is Active Transportation? What works – what doesn’t? How does improved access effect place? What does it mean to be multi-modal? Is policy in place to inform investment? How are people getting to and from stations? What have we learned? How can we help?
  2. 2. Los Angeles Metro’s First Last Mile Strategic Plan & Planning Guidelines
  3. 3. Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan The “first - last mile” refers to that potion of a public transit users trip, where they are actively either accessing or egressing the public transportation network.
  4. 4. How do people get to stations? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  5. 5. What choices do users have? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  6. 6. Are access routes safe for pedestrians? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  7. 7. Safety and Security What are access sheds? ROW Availability and Allocation Long Blocks Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  8. 8. How do access routes relate to the public transportation network? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  9. 9. Safety and Security ROW Availability and Allocation Long Blocks Policy Reality Goal How do access sheds relate to ridership? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  10. 10. Can active transportation access routes be rationally planned and designed as transportation networks? Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  11. 11. Can active transportation access routes be understood and implemented just like commuter bus and rail lines?
  12. 12. Safety and Security ROW Availability and Allocation Long Blocks Yes! Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  13. 13. And guidelines can be created! http://media.metro.net/projects_studies/sustainability/images/path_design_guidelines_draft_november_2013.pdf Source: Los Angeles Metro First Last Mile Strategic Plan
  14. 14. Safety and Security The Path is legible, safe, efficient, universally accessible and …. ROW Availability and Allocation Long Blocks
  15. 15. Safety and Security fun! ROW Availability and Allocation Long Blocks

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