How Placemaking Can Transform Transit Facilities into Vibrant Destinations--Community-Oriented BRT: Urban Design, Amenities, and Placemaking

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Published on October 15, 2014

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Title: How Placemaking Can Transform Transit Facilities into Vibrant Destinations
Track: Prosper, Place
Format: 60 minute panel
Abstract: A transit station or stop can serve much more than a transportation function; it can be a focal setting for community interaction and a place that fosters a diversity of activities. Learn about opportunities for Placemaking at transit stops that creates a win-win-win for ridership, economic development, and local communities.
Presenters:
Presenter: Cynthia Nikitin Project for Public Spaces, Inc.
Co-Presenter: Jennifer Flynn Center for Urban Transportation Research, USF
Co-Presenter: David Nelson Project for Public Spaces, Inc.

1. Community-Oriented BRT: Urban Design, Amenities, and Placemaking Jennifer Flynn National Bus Rapid Transit Institute Center for Urban Transportation Research University of South Florida, Tampa Pro Walk Pro Bike Pro Place September 10, 2014 Pittsburgh, PA

2. Project Background • • • • • •

3. What is Placemaking?

4. Project Background • • • • • • •

5. Project Background • • • •

6. Project Background • • •

7. BRT is an enhanced bus system that operates on bus lanes or other transitways in order to combine the flexibility of buses with the efficiency of rail. BRT operates at faster speeds, provides greater service reliability and increased customer convenience. BRT uses a combination of advanced technologies, infrastructure and operational investments that provide significantly better service than traditional bus service. Source: Federal Transit Administration What is Bus Rapid Transit?

8. Integration of Elements BRT Elements MARKETING AND BRANDING SERVICE AND OPERATIONS PLAN RUNNING WAYS STATIONS VEHICLES FARE COLLECTION ITS Integration of Elements

9. Integration of Elements BRT Elements RUNNING WAYS STATIONS

10. Integration of Elements BRT Elements MARKETING AND BRANDING RUNNING WAYS STATIONS VEHICLES Integration of Elements

11. Bus Rapid Transit Placemaking • • • • • • •

12. Project Objective • •

13. Method • • •

14. Case Studies: Metro Orange Line, Los Angeles • • • • • • • • • • •

15. Architectural Stations

16. Public Art

17. Public Art

18. Public Art

19. Recreational Path

20. Landscape Beautification

21. Landscape Beautification

22. Landscape Beautification

23. Before and After

24. Before and After

25. Before and After

26. Before and After

27. Before and After

28. Before and After

29. Case Studies: Emerald Express “EmX”, Eugene, OR • • • • • • • • • • •

30. Stations

31. Stations

32. Stations

33. Greening the Corridor

34. Public Art

35. Public Art

36. Native Landscaping

37. Native Landscaping

38. Recreational Path

39. Case Studies: Health Line, Cleveland • • •

40. Case Studies: Health Line, Cleveland • • • • •

41. Stations

42. Stations

43. Stations

44. Public Art

45. Public Art

46. Landscape Plantings

47. Landscape Plantings

48. Urban Forestry

49. Urban Forestry

50. Urban Forestry

51. Pavement Design

52. Pavement Design

53. Pavement Design

54. Bicycle Lanes

55. Questionnaire to Transit Agencies • • • • • •

56. Recommendations and Lessons • • • • •

57. Recommendations and Lessons • • • • •

58. Recommendations and Lessons • • •

59. Recommendations and Lessons • • • • • •

60. Thank you for your attention

61. Running Ways

62. Cleveland Health Line

63. Eugene EmX

64. BRT LRT ROW Options Exclusive or Mixed Traffic Exclusive or Mixed Traffic Station Spacing 1/4 to 1 Mile 1/4 to 1 Mile Vehicle Seated Capacity 40 to 85 Passengers 65 to 85 Passengers Average Speed 15-30 mph 15-30 mph P/H/D (exclusive ROW) Up to 30,000 Up to 30,000 P/H/D (arterial) Up to 10,000 Up to 10,000 Capital ROW Cost/Mile $0.2M to $25M/Mile $20M to $55M/Mile Capital Cost/Vehicle $0.45M to $1.5M $1.5M to $3.5M O&M/SH $65 to $100 $150 to $200 Rapid Transit Mode Statistic Source: SpeedLink- A Rapid Transit Option for Greater Detroit. June 2001. Similar Operating Characteristics

65. Urban Integration and Livability

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