Woodward light rail transit project
Download
1 / 18

Woodward Light Rail Transit Project - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 136 Views
  • Updated On :

Woodward Light Rail Transit Project. NAMC Detroit Transporation Symposium September 15, 2011. Agenda. Welcome & Introductions Downtown & Mainline Alignment Environmental Impact Statement Decision Making Factors DBE and Contracting Opportunities Next Steps. Presentation Team.

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Woodward Light Rail Transit Project' - jela


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Woodward light rail transit project l.jpg

Woodward Light Rail Transit Project

NAMC Detroit Transporation Symposium

September 15, 2011


Agenda l.jpg
Agenda

  • Welcome & Introductions

  • Downtown & Mainline Alignment

  • Environmental Impact Statement

  • Decision Making Factors

  • DBE and Contracting Opportunities

  • Next Steps


Presentation team l.jpg
Presentation Team

Kamau C. Marable, M.A.

Manager Public Involvement

Woodward Light Rail Transit

Tim Roseboom

Manager Strategic Planning

DDOT

Mark Ryan

Project Manager

URS


Alignment l.jpg
Alignment

  • 19 Stations

  • 9.3 Miles

  • Mainly Median

  • Park & Ride

  • Maint. Facility

  • Downtown


Light rail vehicle example l.jpg
Light Rail Vehicle Example

Two-Car Consist

Hiawatha LRT

Minneapolis, MN

Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) – Twin Cities


Vehicle features l.jpg
Vehicle Features

Bike Racks on Trains

Level Boarding for ADA Access

Modern LRV Features


Typical platform station l.jpg
Typical Platform / Station

Hiawatha LRT, Minneapolis, MN


Slide8 l.jpg

350’

Uninterrupted

Frontage

Congress and Larned Street – Current Concept

Congress St.

Shelby St.

Griswold St.

Larned St.

Parking

Ramp’

Access

250’

Uninterrupted

Frontage

Station Location

Current Concept


Slide9 l.jpg

McNichols Rd.

Geneva St.

McNichols Road Station – Current Concept

A

A

Florence St.

B

B

Louise St.

Stevens St.

Current Concept

Alternate Concept A

Station Location

Issues: - Reconfigure With Two End-to-End Platforms

- Secondary Access at South End



Record of decision l.jpg
Record of Decision

  • Issued August 31 by FTA

  • Allows Federal funds to be used

  • Clears project to receive over $300 million in New Starts Federal grant

  • Binding commitments for project


Environmental impact statement l.jpg
Environmental Impact Statement

MDOT/FHWA Workshops: Guiding Principles

  • 11’ Travel Lanes, Except Where Necessary

    • e.g. Overpass

  • Maintain Vehicular Corridor Capacity

    • Two Through Lanes each Direction

  • Limit Moving Curb

  • 15’ Sidewalk Margin Where Possible

    • Station Locations Impact Sidewalk

  • 8’ Parking Adjacent to Train is too Narrow

    • Minimum of 10’


Key decision making factors l.jpg
Key Decision Making Factors

Maintain On Street Parking

Design Service to Ridership Projection

Provide Safe Pedestrian Environment

Design and Build using Existing Bridges


Project time line l.jpg
Project Time-Line

  • Enter Preliminary Engineering (PE): Nov 2011

  • Issue Vehicle RFP: January 2012

  • Early Construction Activities: September 2012

  • Enter Final Design: August 2013

  • Mainline Construction: May 2013 to April 2015

  • Delivery of Vehicles: May 2015

  • Final Testing: July 2015

  • Revenue Service: September 2015


Creating jobs in detroit surrounding areas l.jpg
Creating Jobs in Detroit & Surrounding Areas

Carla BrownDBE/Workforce Specialist


Overview l.jpg
Overview

A Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) is a business that functions with a minimum of 51% of the ownership and daily operation, management and overall control is held by minority groups or persons determined by the Small Business Administration to be economically and socially disadvantaged. Citizens presumed to be disadvantaged are: African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian-Pacific Americans, Native Americans, and women.


Bid opportunities l.jpg
Bid Opportunities

WLRT’s Office of Public Involvement provides information (bid opportunity listing) on upcoming contracts and information on prime contractor/consultants with whom potential subcontracts and/or joint venture arrangements can be made. Given the economic climate in the Metropolitan Detroit Area, the proposed DBE participation is 30%.



ad