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Peoria/Riverside Alternatives Analysis       Steering Committee Meeting #2             November 9, 2012
Project Background11/15/2012                        2
Tulsa Transit Ridership by Route                                                   FY12 Ridership105                      ...
Adopted Regional Transit                               System Plan (October 2011) Peoria/Riverside     Corridor       20.2...
Major Activity CentersDowntown                        Tulsa Tech                                                      St. ...
PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan                              The Big ―T‖11/15/2012                              6
Trip DestinationsDestinations for All trips on Route 105      Destinations for Work trips on Route 105                    ...
Ride Check Survey• April 24-26, 2012  (Tuesday – Thursday)• 9 Routes surveyed• Survey included 64% of total  ridership, of...
Ride Check Survey• Major stops at Pine, DAS, 41st  Street, 61st Street, and 81st  Street• 4,000+ benefitting riders• 20% f...
Public Involvement11/15/2012                        10
Public Involvement             Steering Committee Initial Meeting (June)             Initial round of public meetings     ...
Public Involvement             985 postcards sent to Businesses             72   Personal Letters to Neighborhood Leaders1...
Public InvolvementBig Ideas for Public Comments• We need to ensure service for  North Tulsa.• Be conscious of where bus st...
Scenario Comparison  Scenario A       Scenario B    Scenario C   Scenario D   Scenario EExisting Transit Riders     4,050 ...
The Spur – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012                          17
The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012                              18
The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012                              19
Shelters & Passenger Information11/15/2012                               20
Stop Types11/15/2012                21
Menu Exercise11/15/2012                   22
RecommendationsGeography  • Preferred limits from E.    66th St N. to E. 81st St    S.Alignment & Stations  •   Connection...
Recommendations• Technology & Infrastructure   – Pedestrian improvements needed     surrounding stations   – Traffic signa...
Connecting to the Existing                  Route System11/15/2012                                27
Station Concept Examples•12 ft Concrete platform•Benches and/or leaning rails•Bicycle racks, trash cans•Branded, BRT signa...
Station Concept Examples                             • 20 ft Concrete platform                  •Station canopy and struct...
Station Concept Examples                                               •35 ft Concrete platform                       •Sta...
Station Example - Enhanced11/15/2012                          32
Station Example - Improved11/15/2012                          33
Station Example - Local              Local             Example11/15/2012                             34
6th Street Transfer11/15/2012                         35
6th Street Transfer11/15/2012                         36
6th Street Transfer11/15/2012                         37
6th Street Transfer                  (conceptual)11/15/2012                         38
6th Street Transfer11/15/2012                         39
Conceptual Station Area11/15/2012                         41
Capital & Operating Cost Estimates11/15/2012                      42
The Challenge               5% of MTTA Operating Budget ($900k)                    Very Small Starts                     P...
Operating Options             North of Downtown:             Improved Local Route 105             •Faster Travel Time     ...
4 AlternativesScenario      Name                             Service            Vehicles                                  ...
Preliminary Capital Costs*Scenario     Capital Cost Number of         Service Frequency                          Vehicles ...
Preliminary Operating Costs*Scenario     Annual       Difference      Service Frequency             Operating    from Curr...
Next Steps November 9 – Peoria Alternatives Analysis Steering Committee #2•    December 4 – Presentation to the City of T...
Questions & Discussion      James Wagner, AICP                 Mike McAnelly, FAICPTransportation Projects Coordinator    ...
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Peoria AA Steering Committee

  1. 1. Peoria/Riverside Alternatives Analysis Steering Committee Meeting #2 November 9, 2012
  2. 2. Project Background11/15/2012 2
  3. 3. Tulsa Transit Ridership by Route FY12 Ridership105 458,559222 315,269101 260,717112 190,378210 171,187221 166,885100 161,348114 134,342111 130,885251 130,593203 126,842215 113,795117 89,823318 86,605118 80,434471 48,808306 47,542 11/15/2012 3
  4. 4. Adopted Regional Transit System Plan (October 2011) Peoria/Riverside Corridor 20.2 MilesResidents: 56,000 (1 in 7) Jobs: 52,000 (1 in 5) 5,700 TOTAL daily tripsto/from downtown (13%)11/15/2012 4
  5. 5. Major Activity CentersDowntown Tulsa Tech St. John & Hillcrest Utica Square Blair Property Park Cherry Street Mabee Center/ORU Brookside11/15/2012 5
  6. 6. PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan The Big ―T‖11/15/2012 6
  7. 7. Trip DestinationsDestinations for All trips on Route 105 Destinations for Work trips on Route 105 Source: INCOG Ridership Survey, Jan. 201011/15/2012 7
  8. 8. Ride Check Survey• April 24-26, 2012 (Tuesday – Thursday)• 9 Routes surveyed• Survey included 64% of total ridership, of which 25% was on Route 105 (Peoria) 11/15/2012 8
  9. 9. Ride Check Survey• Major stops at Pine, DAS, 41st Street, 61st Street, and 81st Street• 4,000+ benefitting riders• 20% flag stops (5% of riders) Grouping On Board + Boardings N Peoria + S Peoria 1,681 N Peoria + Downtown 2,819 S Peoria + Downtown 3,728 All Segments 4,114 11/15/2012 9
  10. 10. Public Involvement11/15/2012 10
  11. 11. Public Involvement Steering Committee Initial Meeting (June) Initial round of public meetings July 16th & 17th Targeted Neighborhood Outreach11/15/2012 11
  12. 12. Public Involvement 985 postcards sent to Businesses 72 Personal Letters to Neighborhood Leaders11/15/2012 12
  13. 13. Public InvolvementBig Ideas for Public Comments• We need to ensure service for North Tulsa.• Be conscious of where bus stops are placed.• Better frequencies.• Outreach to North Tulsa churches. 11/15/2012 13
  14. 14. Scenario Comparison Scenario A Scenario B Scenario C Scenario D Scenario EExisting Transit Riders 4,050 4,050 3,950 3,950 3,690% of Tulsa Transit Current Operating Budget 13 - 22% 10-17% 12% – 19% 9% - 14% 5% - 10% 11/15/2012 14
  15. 15. The Spur – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012 17
  16. 16. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012 18
  17. 17. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX11/15/2012 19
  18. 18. Shelters & Passenger Information11/15/2012 20
  19. 19. Stop Types11/15/2012 21
  20. 20. Menu Exercise11/15/2012 22
  21. 21. RecommendationsGeography • Preferred limits from E. 66th St N. to E. 81st St S.Alignment & Stations • Connection to DAS via 6th Street • Alignment Options: • Peoria Ave vs. Utica Ave. (from E 6th ST to E 21st ST) • Multiple station platform shelter footprints & amenity options11/15/2012 25
  22. 22. Recommendations• Technology & Infrastructure – Pedestrian improvements needed surrounding stations – Traffic signal priority, real-time arrival, automated ticket vending at select locations• Operating Conditions – M-F: 5:30am – 8:30pm; 10 minute peak / 15-min off-peak frequency – Only local service on Saturday & Sunday (no BRT)• Funding – Capital: 50/50 Federal/Local, FTA Very Small Starts (VSS) or TIGER Grants – Operations: Local funding11/15/2012 26
  23. 23. Connecting to the Existing Route System11/15/2012 27
  24. 24. Station Concept Examples•12 ft Concrete platform•Benches and/or leaning rails•Bicycle racks, trash cans•Branded, BRT signage and passenger information 11/15/2012 28
  25. 25. Station Concept Examples • 20 ft Concrete platform •Station canopy and structural framing support •LED lighting beneath station canopy •Benches and / or leaning rails, bicycle racks, trash cans •Branded, BRT signage and passenger information •Allowance for public art incorporated into amenities11/15/2012 29
  26. 26. Station Concept Examples •35 ft Concrete platform •Station canopy and structural framing support •LED lighting beneath station canopy •Benches and / or leaning rails, bicycle racks, trash cans •Branded, BRT signage and passenger information •Allowance for public art incorporated into amenities11/15/2012 30
  27. 27. Station Example - Enhanced11/15/2012 32
  28. 28. Station Example - Improved11/15/2012 33
  29. 29. Station Example - Local Local Example11/15/2012 34
  30. 30. 6th Street Transfer11/15/2012 35
  31. 31. 6th Street Transfer11/15/2012 36
  32. 32. 6th Street Transfer11/15/2012 37
  33. 33. 6th Street Transfer (conceptual)11/15/2012 38
  34. 34. 6th Street Transfer11/15/2012 39
  35. 35. Conceptual Station Area11/15/2012 41
  36. 36. Capital & Operating Cost Estimates11/15/2012 42
  37. 37. The Challenge 5% of MTTA Operating Budget ($900k) Very Small Starts Project Proposal At least 3,000 benefiting riders 10 min. headways during peak/15 off peak11/15/2012 43
  38. 38. Operating Options North of Downtown: Improved Local Route 105 •Faster Travel Time Reorganized local Service •Improved On-Time Performance •30 min Service All Day •No Change in Saturday Service South of Downtown: New premium BRT service + Reduced local Route 105 Premium BRT Service •Faster Travel Time •Improved On-Time Performance •10 min Peak Service •15 min Base Service •No Change in Saturday Service11/15/2012 44
  39. 39. 4 AlternativesScenario Name Service Vehicles FrequencyOption 1 Do Nothing (No Build) 30/45 all day Regular 35 – 40’ busesOption 2 Full build 10 min. peak, 15 40’ branded 66th St. North to 81st & Lewis min off peak buses for entire corridorOption 3 Build Hybrid 20 min. all day 40’ branded North: 66th St. North to North of buses for entire Downtown downtown corridor South: Downtown to 81st & 10/15 frequency Lewis South of Downtown;Option 4 Build – Minimum 30 min. all day Regular 35 – 40’ Operable Segment (MOS) North of buses for North North: 66th St. North to downtown Corridor Downtown 10/15 frequency 40’ branded South: Downtown to 81st & South of buses for South Lewis Downtown; Corridor 11/15/2012 45
  40. 40. Preliminary Capital Costs*Scenario Capital Cost Number of Service Frequency Vehicles MaintenanceOption 1 of existing 6 + 1 spare 30/45 all dayNo Build fleet onlyOption 2 10 min. peak, $26 – 35 M 16 + 2 sparesFull Build 15 min off peak 20 min. all day North ofOption 3 downtownBuild $24 - $33 M 13 + 2 spares 10/15 frequency South ofHybrid Downtown; 30 min. all day North ofOption 4 downtown $22 - $30 M 10 + 2 sparesBuild MOS 10/15 frequency South of Downtown; *Preliminary Estimate—Subject to change in preliminary engineering11/15/2012 47
  41. 41. Preliminary Operating Costs*Scenario Annual Difference Service Frequency Operating from Current CostOption 1 $1,300,000 $- 30/45 all dayNo BuildOption 2 10 min. peak, $3,136,000 $1,836,000Full Build 15 min off peak 20 min. all day North ofOption 3 downtownBuild $2,230,000 $930,000 10/15 frequency South ofHybrid Downtown; 30 min. all day North ofOption 4 downtown $2,019,000 $719,000Build MOS 10/15 frequency South of Downtown; *Preliminary Estimate—Subject to change11/15/2012 48
  42. 42. Next Steps November 9 – Peoria Alternatives Analysis Steering Committee #2• December 4 – Presentation to the City of Tulsa Transportation Advisory Board• January 2013 – 2nd Round of Public Meetings (feedback on Locally Preferred Alternative)• February 2013 – Steering Committee Selects Locally Preferred Alternative• March 2013 – Endorsement of LPA by MTTA Board, INCOG Transportation Policy Committee and Tulsa City Council• Summer 2013 – Submit application for funding to Federal Transit Administration (contingent on local funding commitment) 11/15/2012 49
  43. 43. Questions & Discussion James Wagner, AICP Mike McAnelly, FAICPTransportation Projects Coordinator Project Manager INCOG Jacobs (918) 579-9447 (214) 850-9046 jwagner@incog.org Mike.McAnelly@jacobs.com11/15/2012 50

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