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  1. Gene Ezell, Ed.D., CHES Professor, HHP, Univ. of Tennessee/Chattanooga

  2. The Road toComplete StreetsQuality of Life & Economic Impact through Active Transportationin Chattanooga

  3. Vision Livability in Transportation Freedom of Choice Sustainability

  4. 30%don’t drive United States Census - USDOT

  5. Americans Want Safe Alternatives

  6. 52% want to bike more NHTSA - National Survey of Pedestrian and Bicyclist Attitudes and Behaviors

  7. 55% would prefer to drive less and walk more Surface Transportation Policy Project

  8. How Do We Get There From Here?

  9. PolicyPracticeResearch

  10. Policy A Complete Street is safe, comfortable and convenient for travel via automobile, foot, bicycle, and transit and accommodates those of differing ages and abilities

  11. The many types of Complete Streets

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  14. Benefits of Complete Streets Promote healthy lifestyles

  15. 5%Shift in populationphysical activitybehavior 2010 Hamlton County Health Plan2004 HEALTHY EATING & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:A COMMUNITY APPROACH

  16. $11MSavings in countyhealth care costs 2010 Hamlton County Health Plan2004 HEALTHY EATING & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY:A COMMUNITY APPROACH

  17. Benefits of Complete Streets Encourage walking and bicycling

  18. Benefits of Complete Streets Improve air quality

  19. Benefits of Complete Streets Better mobility

  20. Benefits of Complete Streets Economic revitalization

  21. Practice Provide a public bicycle share system within urban boundaries to improve air quality, public health, quality of life, and community connectivity

  22. Launched Summer 2012 30 Stations / 300 Bicycles On-board GPS System Secondary Lock 7-speed Hub

  23. Station Locations

  24. 350+ Annual Members1,675+ Daily Users

  25. Statistics July 23 – October 10, 2012 • Total # of Trips: +7,000 • Avg. # of Trips / Day: 88 • Busiest Day: 298 trips • Avg. Trip Time: 25 min • Total Miles Traveled: +7,000 • Total Travel Time: +210,000 min

  26. Initial Impact 700,000 calories burned Over 4,478 lbs of CO2 offset

  27. Research 2004 Greenway Collection Project CARTA Bike on Bus Data 2008-2011 Riverpark Data Collection Automated collection tools 2011-2012 Bike Share Survey

  28. Research Factors Affecting Bicycling Usage at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga: A Precursor Evaluation for Bike Share Implementation

  29. Trends in Active Transportation Pucher and Renne, 2003 Source: NHTS and NPTS

  30. Health Impacts

  31. Methods Cross-sectional evaluation of current travel behavior Screen-line cordon survey basedon National Bicycle and Pedestrian Documentation Project Random pedestrian intercept survey