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Peoria Transit Study Public Meeting #3 Slides

  1. 1. Public Meeting #3Peoria/Riverside Transit Study January 8, 2013 South Brooke Church of Christ
  2. 2. Agenda1. Background2. Bus Rapid Transit3. Goals/Needs4. Definitions of Alternatives5. Evaluation Criteria6. Evaluation Results7. Preferred Alternative8. Next Steps1/9/2013 2
  3. 3. Current Transit System• 18 fixed routes• 300,000 annual revenue hours• 65 fixed route vehicles• 52 Paratransit vehicles• 10,000-12,000 boardings/day• $18M annual operating budget 1/9/2013 3
  4. 4. Tulsa Transit Ridership by Route Route 105: Peoria 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 1/9/2013 4
  5. 5. Adopted Regional Transit System PlanAdopted 10/13/2011
  6. 6. Adopted Regional Transit System Plan Peoria/Riverside CorridorAdopted 10/13/2011 Miles 20.2 Residents: 56,000 (1 in 7) Jobs: 52,000 (1 in 5) 5,700 TOTAL daily trips to/from downtown (13%)
  7. 7. Major Activity CentersDowntown Tulsa Tech St. John & Hillcrest Utica Square Blair Property Park Cherry Street Mabee Center/ORU Brookside1/9/2013 7
  8. 8. PlaniTulsa Comprehensive Plan1/9/2013 8
  9. 9. Ride Check Survey• April 24-26, 2012 (Tuesday – Thursday)• 9 Routes surveyed• 9 routes accounted for 64% of total ridership, of which 25% was on Route 105 (Peoria)• 20% flag stops (5% of riders)• Major stops at Pine, DAS, 41st Street, 61st Street, and 81st Street• 4,000+ benefitting 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 1/9/2013 9
  10. 10. Public Involvement Steering Committee Initial Meeting (June) Initial round of public meetings July 16th & 17th Targeted Neighborhood Outreach1/9/2013 11
  11. 11. Public InvolvementPublic Comments Big Ideas• We need to ensure service for North Tulsa• Be conscious of where bus stops are placed• Better frequencies• Outreach to North Tulsa churches 1/9/2013 12
  12. 12. Scenario Comparison Scenario A Scenario B Scenario C Scenario D Scenario E Based on technical analysis and public input, move forward with Scenario B (66th St. North to 81st & Lewis)Existing Transit Riders 4,050 4,050 3,950 3,950 3,690 1/9/2013 13
  13. 13. Bus Rapid TransitBranded Buses Off-Board Fare CollectionEnhanced Boarding Platforms Passenger Information 1/9/2013 14
  14. 14. The Spur – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 15
  15. 15. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 16
  16. 16. The Spur Line – Ft. Worth, TX1/9/2013 17
  17. 17. Shelters & Passenger Information1/9/2013 18
  18. 18. Stop Types1/9/2013 19
  19. 19. 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 amenities1/9/2013 20
  20. 20. 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 amenities1/9/2013 21
  21. 21. San Antonio Primo1/9/2013 22
  22. 22. Study Goals Peoria-Riverside Transit Study Goals• Goal 1: Improve Transit Access and Regional Mobility• Goal 2: Support Economic Development• Goal 3: Invest in Low-Cost, High-Impact Transit Infrastructure• Goal 4: Build Community Support for the Value of Transit1/9/2013 23
  23. 23. Description of Alternatives• Bus Rapid Transit- BRT (MAP-21 req)• Fast Bus• Tulsa Enhanced• Tulsa (+) Plus• “No Build”1/9/2013 24
  24. 24. BRT • Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)  50 min. Trip Time  BRT stops at approx. ½ mi. intervals (36 stations at 19 locations)  10-15 minute headways  5:30am-8:30pm  Monday-Sunday  DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 25
  25. 25. Fast Bus • FAST BUS  50 min. Trip Time  Fast Bus stops at approx. ½ mi. intervals (36 stations at 19 locations)  30 minute headways (15 min w/rte 105)  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday  Local Rt. 105 remains unchanged X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 26
  26. 26. Tulsa Enhanced • TULSA ENHANCED  60 min. Trip Time  Stops every 2-3 Blocks (approx. 120 stops at 60 locations)  20 minute headways  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday  Circulator 66th St. N. to 38th St. N. X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 27
  27. 27. Tulsa (+) Plus • TULSA (+) PLUS  65 min. Trip Time  Local and Flag Stops (196 stops in 98 locations)  30 minute headways  5:30am-10:30pm  Monday-Saturday X DEDICATED LANES X NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT X PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING X SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 28
  28. 28. No Build NO BUILD  70 min. Trip Time  Local and Flag Stops (196 stops in 98 locations)  30-45 minute headways  5:30am-8:30pm  Monday-Saturday X DEDICATED LANES X NEXT BUS ARRIVAL X TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT X PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS X TICKET VENDING X SIDEWALKS MACHINES X ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 29
  29. 29. Evaluation Criteria• Alternatives are evaluated based on their ability to improve transit service within the PRC by: – Travel Time – Transit Visibility and Perception – Comfort/Reliability – Safety – Capital Cost – Operating Cost1/9/2013 30
  30. 30. Travel time • Shorter Travel Time• Longer Travel Time • Dedicated Bus Travel Lane• Mixed Traffic • Fewer Stops• Frequent Stops • Traffic Signal Priority1/9/2013 31
  31. 31. Perception and Visibility • Branded Service• Few Amenities • Landmark Stations• Variable Wait Times • Prompt Service• Minimal Passenger Information • Multi-Media Technology1/9/2013 32
  32. 32. Comfort and Reliability • Branded Service • Landmark Stations &• Few Amenities Passenger Amenities• Variable Wait Times • Prompt Service• Minimal Passenger • Enhanced Trip Planning Information • Multi-Media Technology1/9/2013 33
  33. 33. Safety • Sidewalk Enhancements • Pedestrian Street• Limited Pedestrian Crossings Improvements • Lighting at Stations1/9/2013 34
  34. 34. Evaluation Results TULSA EXISTING Item Description BRT FAST BUS TULSA PLUS ENHANCED ROUTE 105TRAVEL TIMEVISIBILTY ANDPERCEPTIONCOMFORT ANDRELIABILITYSAFETYCAPITAL COST $ 20.9M $15.9M $ 16.7M $ 9.2M $0OPERATING COST $ 3.4M $ 2.5M $ 2.2M $1.5M $1.3M (No Change from(change from ($ 2.2M) ($1.2M) ($ .9M) ($ .2M) Existing)existing)FEASIBILITY - Percent 19% 14% 12% 8% 7%of Tulsa Transit AnnualOperating Budget* *Based on Tulsa Transit Annual Operating Budget of $18 M =1 SUMMARY SCORE = 2 = 3 = 4 = 5 1/9/2013 35
  35. 35. Evaluation Results TULSA EXISTING ROUTE Item Description BRT FAST BUS TULSA PLUS ENHANCED 105TRAVEL TIMEVISIBILTY ANDPERCEPTIONCOMFORT ANDRELIABILITYSAFETYCAPITAL COSTOPERATIONS &MAINTENANCE COST(change from existing)FEASIBILITY - Percent ofTulsa Transit AnnualOperating Budget* SUMMARY SCORE 22 24 21 20 18 =1 = 2 = 3 = 4 = 5 1/9/2013 36
  36. 36. Preferred Alternative -Fast Bus • FAST BUS  50 min. Trip Time, Stops @ 1/2 –mi spacing  30 minute headways (15 min w/Rt. 105)  5:30am-10:30pm, Monday-Saturday CAPITAL COST $15.9 M OPERATING COST $2.5 M (change from existing) ($ 1.2 M) FEASIBILITY - Percent of 14% Annual Operating Budget X DEDICATED LANES  NEXT BUS ARRIVAL  TRAFFIC PRIORITY AT  PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL CROSSINGS  TICKET VENDING  SIDEWALKS MACHINES  ILLUMINATION1/9/2013 37
  37. 37. Next Steps• Feedback on preferred alternative• Steering Committee approval• Tulsa Transit Board concurrence• Funding Commitments• Design• Implementation1/9/2013 38
  38. 38. Comments & Contact InfoSend email comments to kstjohn@incog.org -OR-Use comment card at the registration table Contact for Questions: James Wagner, AICP (918) 584-7526 jwagner@incog.org1/9/2013 39

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