2011 ULI FALL MEETINGandURBAN LAND EXPOJason HellendrungPrincipal, Sasaki AssociatesIntro: Euclid Avenue, ClevelandThe Euc...
Euclid Avenue1850 – 1910The second most beautifulstreet in America next to FifthAvenue in NYMillionaires Row orProsperity ...
Euclid AvenueDowntown                2002
Euclid AvenueMidtown                2002
Euclid AvenueFairfax/Cleveland Clinic                           2002
Why Euclid Ave? The Euclid Corridor Transportation Project Dual-hub concept dating to the 50s    50s - 80s: Subway    90s:...
Why Euclid? Dual-hub concept of connecting Clevelands 2 commercial centers: Downtown and University Circle
The Euclid HealthLine Bus Rapid Transit ProjectBus Rapid Transit - "Think Rail" while "Using Bus" to offer transit improve...
Urban Core ReinvestmentBuilding Face to Building FaceReconstruction•Utility Replacements and Betterments   •4.5 Miles of D...
Typical SectionDowntown/LowerEuclid•Median Station/LeftSide Boarding
Typical SectionCSU/Midtown/Clinic•Median Station/Right SideBoarding
Typical SectionUniversity Circle/EastCleveland•Curb-side Station/RightSide Boarding
The Euclid Vehicle• 21 - 64 ft articulated vehicles• Stylized exterior design• 3 doors right side & 2 door left  side• Doc...
Placemaking:Downtown/Lower EuclidPavingLightingLandscapePublic Art
Placemaking:CSU, Midtown,ClinicBike LanesPavingLightingLandscapePlanted MedianPublic Art
Placemaking:University CirclePavingLightingLandscapePublic Art
Placemaking:                5 Artists Selected to Work with Design Team to                            Develop Integrated A...
Integration ofPublic Art
Integration ofPublic Art
Partnerships for RealizationPublic – Public PartnershipsPublic – Neighborhood PartnershipsPublic – Private PartnershipsPub...
Partnerships for RealizationCleveland Regional Transit Authority      Project Budget: $200.0 million total                ...
Funding PartnershipsNaming Rights purchased ina partnership between theCleveland Clinic andUniversity Hospitals for over$6...
Land Assembly/Land Banking InitiativesPartnerships for Realization                                   City of Cleveland, Po...
Partnerships forRealizationDowntown +Playhouse Square
Partnerships forRealizationCleveland StateUniversity
Partnerships forRealizationCleveland Clinic
Partnerships forRealizationUniversity Circle
Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to theRTA customers byincreasing transit systemefficiency.Promote Long-termEconomic an...
Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to the RTAcustomers by increasingtransit system efficiency.Promote Long-term Economica...
Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to the RTAcustomers by increasingtransit system efficiency.Promote Long-term Economica...
OutcomesEuclid has proven that Bus RapidTransit can work in the United States– a model for other communitiesEuclid has del...
Thank you!                     2011 Urban Land Institute                                    Award of ExcellenceJason Helle...
Bus Rapid Transit: The Next Opportunity for TO D (Jason Hellendrung) - ULI fall meeting - 102811
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Bus Rapid Transit: The Next Opportunity for TO D (Jason Hellendrung) - ULI fall meeting - 102811

  1. 1. 2011 ULI FALL MEETINGandURBAN LAND EXPOJason HellendrungPrincipal, Sasaki AssociatesIntro: Euclid Avenue, ClevelandThe Euclid HealthLine BRT ProjectPartnerships for Realization
  2. 2. Euclid Avenue1850 – 1910The second most beautifulstreet in America next to FifthAvenue in NYMillionaires Row orProsperity Street260 grand residences linedthe street, including homesfor Jeptha Wade (UnionTelegraph), John Rockefeller(Standard Oil), and AndrewBrush (General Electric)
  3. 3. Euclid AvenueDowntown 2002
  4. 4. Euclid AvenueMidtown 2002
  5. 5. Euclid AvenueFairfax/Cleveland Clinic 2002
  6. 6. Why Euclid Ave? The Euclid Corridor Transportation Project Dual-hub concept dating to the 50s 50s - 80s: Subway 90s: LRT 2000: BRT 1.Improve Service to the RTA customers by increasing transit system efficiency. 2.Promote Long-term Economic and Community Development in and adjacent to the Corridor. 3.Improve the Quality of Life for those Visiting, Working, or Living in the Corridor
  7. 7. Why Euclid? Dual-hub concept of connecting Clevelands 2 commercial centers: Downtown and University Circle
  8. 8. The Euclid HealthLine Bus Rapid Transit ProjectBus Rapid Transit - "Think Rail" while "Using Bus" to offer transit improvements • Designated, Exclusive Bus Lanes • Signal Prioritization • Precision Docking + Guidance Systems • Custom Low-Floor Vehicles/Near Level Boarding • Off-Vehicle Fare Collection • Enhanced Service Frequency/Fewer, Consolidated Stops • Passenger Friendly Waiting Environment • Real-time Passenger Information
  9. 9. Urban Core ReinvestmentBuilding Face to Building FaceReconstruction•Utility Replacements and Betterments •4.5 Miles of Dedicated BRT Lanes in Median•New Roadway, Curbs, & Sidewalks •2.6 Miles of Mixed-Use BRT Lanes in•New Traffic Signal, Lighting, & Curb LanesCommunication Systems •36 Stations and Platforms•Landscaping & Irrigation System •Passenger Amenities •4 Miles of Bike Lanes •Public Art
  10. 10. Typical SectionDowntown/LowerEuclid•Median Station/LeftSide Boarding
  11. 11. Typical SectionCSU/Midtown/Clinic•Median Station/Right SideBoarding
  12. 12. Typical SectionUniversity Circle/EastCleveland•Curb-side Station/RightSide Boarding
  13. 13. The Euclid Vehicle• 21 - 64 ft articulated vehicles• Stylized exterior design• 3 doors right side & 2 door left side• Docking arms• Hybrid diesel – electric power train• 100 kW motors & 600V battery packs• 25% fuel savings• Reduced emissions
  14. 14. Placemaking:Downtown/Lower EuclidPavingLightingLandscapePublic Art
  15. 15. Placemaking:CSU, Midtown,ClinicBike LanesPavingLightingLandscapePlanted MedianPublic Art
  16. 16. Placemaking:University CirclePavingLightingLandscapePublic Art
  17. 17. Placemaking: 5 Artists Selected to Work with Design Team to Develop Integrated Art InstallationsIntegration of Public Art Cliff Garten - PavingPublic Art Master Plan Mark Howard – Litter Receptacles, Tree Grates, Removable CurbsCleveland Public Art Nancy Dwyer – Seat Benches Arlene Watson – District Markers + Wayfinding Joan Brigham – Community Oral History Project 3 Artists Selected to Develop Stand-Alone Art Installations Scott Murase – University Circle Steve Manka – Playhouse Square Nina Yankowitz – E. Cleveland Public Library (audio granite spheres + benches)
  18. 18. Integration ofPublic Art
  19. 19. Integration ofPublic Art
  20. 20. Partnerships for RealizationPublic – Public PartnershipsPublic – Neighborhood PartnershipsPublic – Private PartnershipsPublic – Non-profit Partnerships
  21. 21. Partnerships for RealizationCleveland Regional Transit Authority Project Budget: $200.0 million total Project Budget: $168.4 million (FFGA)Federal Transit Administration FTA New Starts: $82.20 mOhio Department of Transportation FTA Rail Mod: $ 0.60 mCity of Cleveland ODOT: $50.00 m RTA: $17.60 mNOACA NOACA: $10.00 mDowntown Cleveland Alliance, City of Cleveland: $ 8.00 mPlayhouseSquare, Midtown, UniversityCircle $31.6 million Non-FFGACleveland State, Cleveland Clinic, CaseWestern Reserve, University HospitalNumerous individual Property Owners
  22. 22. Funding PartnershipsNaming Rights purchased ina partnership between theCleveland Clinic andUniversity Hospitals for over$6 million
  23. 23. Land Assembly/Land Banking InitiativesPartnerships for Realization City of Cleveland, Port AuthorityEconomic Development Streetscape ImprovementsTransit Oriented Development GCRTA’s Art in Transit Program (1%)Financial Incentives Tax-Increment Financing (TIFs) Tax Abatement Federal Empowerment Zone & City Loans/Grants Brownfield Incentives City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, & State of OH Ohio Job Creation Tax Credit Historic Preservation Tax Credit Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority Financing City officials established the “First Five” program “Circle Living” housing assistance program
  24. 24. Partnerships forRealizationDowntown +Playhouse Square
  25. 25. Partnerships forRealizationCleveland StateUniversity
  26. 26. Partnerships forRealizationCleveland Clinic
  27. 27. Partnerships forRealizationUniversity Circle
  28. 28. Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to theRTA customers byincreasing transit systemefficiency.Promote Long-termEconomic and CommunityDevelopment in andadjacent to the Corridor.Improve the Quality ofLife for those Visiting,Working, or Living in theCorridor
  29. 29. Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to the RTAcustomers by increasingtransit system efficiency.Promote Long-term Economicand Community Developmentin and adjacent to theCorridor.Improve the Quality of Life forthose Visiting, Working, orLiving in the Corridor
  30. 30. Goals for Euclid AveImprove Service to the RTAcustomers by increasingtransit system efficiency.Promote Long-term Economicand Community Developmentin and adjacent to theCorridor.Improve the Quality of Life forthose Visiting, Working, orLiving in the Corridor
  31. 31. OutcomesEuclid has proven that Bus RapidTransit can work in the United States– a model for other communitiesEuclid has delivered improved transitat a fraction of the cost of rail –providing a much more affordableoptions for medium sized citiesEuclid has generated the economicspin-off that experts thought couldonly be achieved by rail –demonstrating the power of creativepartnerships to help drive economicdevelopment and revitalization inneighborhoods.
  32. 32. Thank you! 2011 Urban Land Institute Award of ExcellenceJason HellendrungPrincipal, Sasaki Associatesjhellendrung@sasaki.com617.923.532164 Pleasant StreetWatertown, MA 02472

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