Peoria AA Public Meeting #1 - July 2012

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Peoria Ave. Alternatives Analyis presentations. July 2012

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Peoria AA Public Meeting #1 - July 2012

  1. 1. Peoria/Riverside Transit Study An Alternatives Analysis Public Meeting #1Monday, July 16, 2012 Tuesday, July 17, 2012Tulsa Tech Peoria Campus South Brooke Church of Christ3850 N. Peoria Ave 1132 E. 38th Street5:30 - open house 5:30 - open house6:00 – presentation 6:00 – presentation fastforwardplan.org/peoria
  2. 2. Welcome James Wagner, AICP Mike McAnelly, FAICPTransportation Projects Coordinator Project Manager INCOG Jacobs (918) 579-9447 (214) 850-9046 jwagner@incog.org mike.mcanelly@jacobs.com Kasey St. John Lee Nichols Public Outreach Planner Senior Planner INCOG Jacobs (918) 579-9419 (405) 418-4611 kstjohn@incog.org Lee.Nichols@jacobs.com10/29/2012 2
  3. 3. Learning Objectives1) What is Bus Rapid Transit?2) Why Peoria?3) Scenario Options4) Questions and Discussion10/29/2012 3
  4. 4. How we got here Streets & Freeways Trails & Bikeways Transit 1961 Tulsa Expressway Plan 1999 Regional Trail Master Plan 2011 Regional Transit System Plan10/29/2012 4
  5. 5. Adopted Regional Transit System Plan Peoria/Riverside Corridor 20.2 Miles Residents: 69,000 Jobs: 37,000 5,700 TOTAL daily trips to/from downtown10/29/2012 5
  6. 6. Project Mission Purpose & Objectives• Improve mobility• Increase travel choices• Support economic development• Invest in low-cost, high- Picture of Bus impact transit Enhancement10/29/2012 6
  7. 7. Work Program Transit Study--an Alternatives Analysis 1) Identify Issues and Opportunities Stakeholder Involvement What is the need? Who will benefit? 2) Identify Potential Solutions 3) Compare costs/benefits 4) Determine feasible and cost-effective options 5) Identify “Locally Preferred Alternative” (LPA) 6) Develop Implementation Plan Key input from Stakeholders10/29/2012 7
  8. 8. Project Schedule Summer Identify Problems & Potential Solutions ‘12 Public Meeting #1 Evaluate Potential Solutions Fall ‘12 Public Meeting #2 Winter Select Locally Preferred Alternative ‘12/13 Public Meeting #3Spring ‘13 Develop Implementation Plan10/29/2012 8
  9. 9. Public Involvement•Explore •Explain •Engage •ExciteSteering CommitteePeoria Transit Advisors (PTA)3 Sets of Public Meetings (2 ea.)Website & Social MediaMailings Sign up for E-mail updates: fastforwardplan.org/Peoria 10/29/2012 9
  10. 10. Why Peoria? + Peoria creates a spine of rapid transit service connecting to other routes + 105 Peoria is Tulsa Transit’s busiest route + Peoria-Riverside is not traffic congested + Buses run in mixed traffic + Many Anchors & Activity Centers = Best chance for success10/29/2012 10
  11. 11. Major Activity CentersDowntown Tulsa Tech St. John & Hillcrest Utica Square Blair Property Park Cherry Street Mabee Center/ORU Brookside10/29/2012 11
  12. 12. ExistingRidershipPatternApril 2012 10/29/2012 12
  13. 13. Bus Rapid TransitBranded Buses Off-Board Fare CollectionEnhanced Boarding Platforms Passenger Information 10/29/2012 13
  14. 14. BRT System Elements Vehicles Running Ways Stations & Terminals Passenger Information Systems Service Plan10/29/2012 14
  15. 15. BRT ExamplesOakland : San Pablo Rapid Eugene, OR: EmX Green Line Albuquerque: Rapid Ride Washington, D.C.: Fort Worth: Spur Route Metro Circulator Baltimore: Charm City Circulator10/29/2012 15
  16. 16. Operating Characteristics for Peoria/Riverside Corridor Service & Amenities Options • Less Time between buses: – 10 minutes in peak periods – 15 minutes in off-peak • 6am to 8pm Service Hours • Low Floor, CNG Fueled Buses • Traffic Signal Priority for Buses • Passenger Shelters and Benches • Next Bus Arrival Signs • Pedestrian and Bicycle Amenities • Branded Stops and Vehicles • Stops Spaced 3 Blocks to ½-mile • Transit Centers and Park-n-Rides10/29/2012 16
  17. 17. Peoria/Riverside Corridor Fast FactsLength: 20.2 mi. (56th N to 121st South)People per sq. mi. 2,697Jobs per sq. mi. 3,029Daily transit riders: 4,050Zero car households: 2,543Miles of congested roadway: 5.6Activity Centers per mile: 1.2Downtown trips: 5,750Vacant parcels per mile: 111 10/29/2012 17
  18. 18. 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% 10/29/2012 18
  19. 19. Existing Corridor Riders10/29/2012 19
  20. 20. Seeking your input Interactive ActivitiesStation 1: Identify Peoria DestinationsStation 2: Comment on ScenariosStation 3: Menu of BRT Elements10/29/2012 20
  21. 21. Thank you for your time James Wagner, AICP Mike McAnelly, FAICPTransportation Projects Coordinator Project Manager INCOG Jacobs (918) 579-9447 (214) 850-9046 jwagner@incog.org mike.mcanelly@jacobs.com Kasey St. John Lee Nichols Public Outreach Planner Senior Planner INCOG Jacobs (918) 579-9419 (405) 418-4611 kstjohn@incog.org Lee.Nichols@jacobs.com Sign up for E-mail updates: fastforwardplan.org/peoria10/29/2012 21

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