Grassroots Implementation of Access Management: A Case Study from Peoria, Arizona

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The First Steps

  • Access Management Champion
  • Get buy-in from internal staff and management
  • Secure funding for activities (not always required)
  • Outreach
  • Presentations
  • Websites
  • One-on-one Interactions

 

Next Steps (Peoria)

Access Retrofit of a Corridor And Other Masochistic Behaviors

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Market Characteristics

  • How much development can be realistically absorbed in this area?
  • How will market area be sustained?
  • What message will be crafted for key stakeholders?

Measures of Effectiveness

  • Safety
  • Market Area (Sustainability)
  • Walkability
  • Natural Environment

Implementation and Integration

  • Public Involvement/Information
  • Access Controls
  • Land Use Controls
  • Formative Measures/Revisiting

Design Considerations of a Corridor Retrofit

Highway 72 Corridor Study

  • Posted on: Mon, 09/23/2013 - 21:07
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What are the big issues?

  • It’s the economy!

  • Access to US 72

  • New connections

  • Safety – truck conflicts

  • Growth and traffic congestion

  • Tourism/visitors

 

Tools for implementation

  • Zoning

  • Subdivision regulations (major street plan)

  • Policy decisions

    • ALDOT – signals, median openings

    • Local agencies – urban services

Public Involvement Success in Amarillo

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Texas DOT

Amarillo Comprehensive Plan 2010

  • Amarillo Comprehensive Plan
  • “Essential need to safeguard the through traffic function—and capacity and safety—of key arterial and highway corridors”
  • Amarillo Downtown Revitalization
  • Need for Viable Truck Relief Route for Amarillo

Lessons Learned

  • Listen
  • Ground Hog Day
  • Be Pro-Active

Avoiding the Bypass Blues

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Avoiding the Bypass Blues: Managing Impacts on Small- and Medium-Sized Communities
CUTR

Impacts of Bypass Highways on Small- and Medium-Size Communities

Florida DOT Project (2011)

 

Objective:  To gain insights on and make recommendations regarding how to study the possible indirect impacts of new bypass highways on land use and other considerations in Florida

Access Management Considerations for High-Capacity Multi-lane Roundabouts

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Case Studies

Roundabouts Enhance the Achievement of Access Management Principles

  • Maintain Integrity of Arterials
  • Balance Mobility and Access
  • Improve Safety
  • Reduce Congestion
  • Extend the life of Infrastructure
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Roundabout Operational Characteristics Allow for:

Development of Left-Turn Warrants for Unsignalized Intersections

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Bill Eisele
Development of Left-Turn Warrants for Unsignalized Intersections
TTI

Purpose of NCHRP Project 3-91

  • Develop objective and clear process for selection of left-turn lanes at unsignalized intersections
  • Provide guidance on the design of left-turn lanes

Conclusions

Access Management in Tennessee

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Marshall Elizer

Tanisha Hall
Tennessee DOT
 

Overview

  • Purpose of Tennessee’s Corridor Management Project
  • Project Overview & Process
  • The Selected Tool: Corridor Management Agreements (CMAs)
  • Reactions-to-Date & Next Steps

Remaining Challenges:

  • Explaining CMAs to key stakeholders
  • Getting CMAs approved
  • Implementing the CMAs
  • Establishing long-lasting partnerships and processes immune to local and state political changes

Massachusetts Access Management Design

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Massachusetts DOT

Outline

  • Functional Classification System
  • Land Use Controls
  • Corridor Planning
  • Permitting
  • Project Design

Where do we go next

  • Complete Streets training,
  • Expanding adoption to private developers getting permits,
  • Training for municipalities
  • Benefits of Multimodal system to AM
  • Implement Guidelines
  • Performance Measures

State Highway 6 Access Management Study North

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Case Studies Slide Titles SH 6 Access Management Study, North Study Area Land Uses Driveway Density LOS AM/PM Project History Continuous Public Involvement Public Involvement Exercises Traditional Access Management Tools Raised Medians Signal Modification Addition of Turn Lanes Traditional Access Management Tools Internal Circulation, added Backage Roads and Removal of Signals made Unnecessary Innovative Tools – more green time Innovative tools - Continuous flow intersection (CFI) Innovative tools – Median U-turn intersection Innovative tools Recommendations Results

Revitalizing Aging Highway Corridors

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Revitalizing Aging Highway Corridors by Developing Context Zones and Access Management Standards Case Study Slide Titles US 1/US 78 Corridor Study Public Participation What happens if we do nothing? This could happen… Going from this…. To this, requires planning. What happens if we plan? We will improve safety and enhance mobility options… What happens if we do nothing? We create more issues that must be resolved… What happens if we plan? We improve traffic operations. Topics U.S. 1/U.S. 78 Corridor Study Area Augusta MPO Area U.S. 1/U.S.