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MAC -- Update on CTfastrak October 16, 2013. 2 What is CTfastrak? Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) –Fast, frequent, reliable service throughout.

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1 MAC -- Update on CTfastrak October 16, 2013

2 2 What is CTfastrak? Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) –Fast, frequent, reliable service throughout central Connecticut corridor –Regional Connections: New York, Springfield, New Haven –Regional Connections: New York, Springfield, New Haven at Hartfords Union Station –Connections to Bradley International Airport via existing Bradley Flyer Service Integrated multi-modal investment strategy Integrated multi-modal investment strategy –Designed to accommodate future NHHS rail connections at Newington Junction and Flatbush Avenue stations.

3 3 Reduce congestion on I-84 west of Hartford Reduce congestion on I-84 west of Hartford Improve Air Quality: reduced emissions Improve Air Quality: reduced emissions Regional mobility improvements Regional mobility improvements Transit-Oriented Development opportunities Transit-Oriented Development opportunities Immediate and long-term employment benefits Immediate and long-term employment benefits CTfastrak Goals

4 4 What are we building? Exclusive guideway Exclusive guideway Branded 60-foot articulated buses Branded 60-foot articulated buses Rapid-transit-style stations Rapid-transit-style stations Multi-use trail Multi-use trail

5 5 Major Elements Exclusive 2-lane guideway Exclusive 2-lane guideway 11 Transit Stations 11 Transit Stations 17 Bridges 17 Bridges 78 Retaining Walls (23,500 LF) 78 Retaining Walls (23,500 LF) 5-mile long multi-use trail 5-mile long multi-use trail Relocation of one mile of Amtraks active rail Relocation of one mile of Amtraks active rail 4.5-mile long maintenance road for Amtrak 4.5-mile long maintenance road for Amtrak Construction

6 6 Union Station Sigourney Street Parkville Kane Street Flatbush Avenue Elmwood Newington Junction Cedar Street East Street East Main Street Downtown New Britain New Britain Downtown Station & New Ramps

7 7 Union Station Sigourney Street Parkville Kane Street Flatbush Avenue Elmwood Newington Junction Cedar Street East Street East Main Street Downtown New Britain Progress at Cedar Street Station

8 8 North of Cedar Street Station

9 9 Merging with the Amtrak ROW

10 10 Newfield Avenue Flatbush Avenue New Park Avenue Union Station Sigourney Street Parkville Kane Street Flatbush Avenue Elmwood Newington Junction Cedar Street East Street East Main Street Downtown New Britain Flatbush Avenue Bridge Construction

11 11 View From Flatbush Overpass

12 12 Union Station Sigourney Street Parkville Kane Street Flatbush Avenue Elmwood Newington Junction Cedar Street East Street East Main Street Downtown New Britain Wall & Bridge Construction at Flatbush Avenue

13 13 Union Station Sigourney Street Parkville Kane Street Flatbush Avenue Elmwood Newington Junction Cedar Street East Street East Main Street Downtown New Britain View from Parkville Station to the North Abutment

14 14 NB & SB Abutments at Capitol Avenue

15 15 Looking Southbound at the Broad Street Bridge

16 16 What will the user expect? Service Plan Service Plan – Frequency – Flexibility – One-Seat Ride Intelligent Transportation Systems Intelligent Transportation Systems – Next Bus Arriving Sign – Real-Time Applications Electronic ticketing Electronic ticketing – Ticket Vending – Fare Validation – Smartcard/Smartphone

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19 19 Operations Plan Maintenance Plan – Roadway; Amenities Maintenance Plan – Roadway; Amenities Safety and Security Safety and Security Busway Operations Procedures Busway Operations Procedures

20 20 Marketing Look-Ahead Rolled out an enhanced website Rolled out an enhanced website Engaging the media and business communities Engaging the media and business communities Participating in local and regional public events Participating in local and regional public events Meeting with community groups Meeting with community groups University & educational organizations outreach University & educational organizations outreach

21 21 Stay Involved! Ride with us in February 2015! THANK YOU |


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