Building Up Transit Ridership South Surrey Park & Ride Expansion

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Building Up Transit Ridership South Surrey Park & Ride Expansion

Building Up Transit Ridership

South Surrey Park & Ride Expansion

Simon Li, P.Eng. PTOE, M.Eng.

Coast Mountain Bus Company

2009 ITE Quad Conference, Vancouver, BC, April 30 – May 2, 2009


Overview

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Regional Context

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Background

Demand Estimate

GHG Reduction Benefit

Functional Design Considerations

Key Factors for Park & Ride Planning

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Regional Context

Park & Ride Locations: approx. 5800 Stalls

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Previous Park & Ride Lot

Existing P&R:

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- Opened in 2000

-Capacity: 260 stalls

- Estimated Demand: 275

- Lease expired November 2005

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Business Case For Expansion

Building up transit ridership

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Improving transit service

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g Environmental benefit

Other Transportation benefit

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Project Approach

Functional Study (2004)

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- ISL undertook functional design

- T Partridge undertook demand forecast

Detailed Design/Construction (2005)

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g Commissioning: July 2006

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Future Demand Estimation

Park & Ride Demand Considerations

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- auto travel time and cost

- transit travel time and cost

- park & ride penalty

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P&R Demand Estimation Key Inputs

g Land use

g Road network

Transit network

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P&R Demand Estimation

g Calibrated 2005 demand

g Estimated Increase of 32% by 2021

2004 Base Year 2021 Plan Horizon

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Sizing of Park & Ride

Growth: 32%

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g Latent Demand: 5%

g Contingency: 10%

Kiss & Ride: 16 stalls

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Handicapped stalls: 4 stalls

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g Total # of stall built: 451

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Environmental Benefit

GHG Emission i Reduction

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- CO2 as primary GHG emission

- Park & Ride Base Year (2005)

-Park & Ride Growth

- Kiss & Ride

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GHG Reduction Assumptions

g P & R Trips to Downtown Vancouver

Kiss & Ride at 15% of P&R demand

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g Average fuel efficiency: 10 L/100 km

g CO2 as primary GHG emission

1 L gasoline produces 2.4 kg CO2

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GHG Reduction Estimate

2500

2000

Park & Ride (ton)

Kiss & Ride (ton)

Total (ton)

Estimated at 1600 tonnes

in GHG reduction in 2006

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In the Provincial Pie

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In 2006, BC emits

65.9 MT

Transportation produces

36% of GHG

emissions in BC

In 2006, South Surrey

P&R reduced

1600 t of CO2

Corresponds to

0.0024% reduction in BC

Source: Province of BC

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In Metro Vancouver Regional Pie

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Metro Van emits

22.8 MT

g Light & Heavy vehicles

emit 31% GHG

in Metro Vancouver

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In 2005, South Surrey

P&R reduced 1550 tonnes

g Corresponds to 0.0068% 0068%

reduction in Metro

Vancouver

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Source: Metro Vancouver

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Park & Ride / Transit Exchange

Design Considerations

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Planning requirement: size of parking and

bus exchange area,

Customer Service

- security

- convenience

Operational Safety

- Pedestrians

- Cyclists

- Autos

- Buses

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Bus – Auto Conflict Reduction

Example: colored pavement

Before

After

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Factors affecting Park & Ride

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Customer base: choice riders

Trip purpose: working / university trips

Population density

Transit network characteristics:

- Express/rapid regional service

- Relative less frequent local service

Road network characteristics:

- Auto trip distance / time / costs

Selection of park & ride locations

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Vancouver, BC, April 30 – May 2, 2009

Simon Li, P.Eng. PTOE, M.Eng.

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Questions?

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