East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project Description August 11, 2011
RFP Requirements and Schedule—Sharon Dennis DBE/SLBE Information—Lynda McBroom and Pat Davis BRT Project Description and Schedule—Jim Cunradi Q & A—All Next Steps—Sharon Dennis and Tina Spencer Agenda
13 lane miles median bus lanes (11-12 feet wide) • 38 lane miles mixed flow, turn lanes and curbside parking lanes • Mostly ACC “Cold Recycle in Place” for bus lanes and traffic lanes. Some areas may require pavement overlay or other rehabilitation of the pavement • PCC in station areas (adjacent to boarding platforms and acceleration and deceleration zones) • Landscaping • Off street parking lots Roadway & Pavement
Barrier Free Fare Collection • Fare vending machines • Fare validation machines • Security • CCTVs • Emergency Phones • Traffic Signals & Transit Priority • New traffic signals • New pedestrian signals • Modified traffic signals • Special BRT signals • Transit signal priority • Signal timing & coordination • Electronic passenger information signs • Communications trunk network Systems Including ITS
47 stations BRT stations • 27 Center median stations • 20 Curbside stations • Station Features • Custom Designed Shelters (subject to design review) • Amenities (benches, trash cans, etc) • Station Lighting (includes station & adjacent street and pedestrian lighting) • Pedestrian protection & Safety features • Cont. BRT Stations
Passenger boarding platforms • Width varies depending on location and design • In order of usage – • 12-foot single bi-directional shared median platform • 8-foot curbside platform • 9-foot split median platform • Most platforms are 60-feet long excluding access ramps and traffic transitions • 3 stations in downtown Oakland have 6 platforms which would be 120-feet long on streets with multiple bus routes • Level passenger boarding • Platform is 13-15 inches above street level • Integration of vehicle & station design • (0.375” vertical + 2” horizontal gaps) BRT Stations Cont.
Aug ‘12 Sept ‘13 BRT Project Schedule Apr ‘16