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1 The Road to the 2010 Olympic & Paralympic Games National Transportation Operations Coalition Webinar Transportation Operations for Planned and Unplanned Events Transportation Findings of Large Public Events in Downtown Vancouver Dale Bracewell, P.Eng. Director, Olympic Transportation City of Vancouver

2 Host City Olympic Games Strategic Plan For the City of Vancouver, the success of the 2010 Winter Games goes beyond the performance of athletes and the operation of sport venues Success will also be measured by the celebratory experience for our residents and visitors including the quality of transportation services provided

3 Host City Olympic Transportation Mission Statement To create and deliver with VANOC and other transportation partners an accessible, reliable and sustainable Olympic and Paralympic transportation plan within a functioning urban environment that minimizes impacts and maximizes legacies for Vancouver residents, businesses, and visitors.

4 Integrated Partner Planning Olympic & Paralympic Transportation Team (OPTT) : VANOC City of Vancouver Resort Municipality of Whistler (& BC Transit) TransLink Ministry of Transportation Vancouver 2010 Integrated Security Unit

5 Olympic Transportation Partners Scope Project TeamResponsibilities VANOC Olympic venue transportation management Integration of operating plans among partner agencies Command, control and communication Ministry of Transportation Burrard Crossings traffic management Sea to Sky maintenance, ITS and Traffic Supply Management City of Vancouver Route Planning and Traffic Management Transportation Modeling Pedestrian Flows and Linkages TransLink Public transit, spectator, workforce transport (Lower Mainland) Transportation Demand Management (Lower Mainland) Route planning with cities other than City O-zone and other special purpose transit planning ISU Transport security planning Vehicle screening Joint scope Public communication Integration of VANOC Transportation Operations Centre and partners traffic management coordination

6 March 5 January 12 February 4 February 12 March 3 February 28 March 12 March 21 March 24 Main Media Center Opens Olympic Village Opens Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Olympic Games Closing Ceremony Olympic Village Closed Paralympic Village Opens Paralympic Village Closed Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony Paralympic Games Closing Ceremony (60 Day Event) Start End 2010 Games Time Period Source: VANOC – Games-Time Planning

7 2010 Transportation Demand Existing Background Trips (Average Weekday): 6.0 million trips per day in the Metro Vancouver region 2.7 million trips per day in the City of Vancouver Olympic Transportation Trips (Peak Day): 400,000 trips for all venues 300,000 trips for City venues 100,000 trips for Live Sites

8 2010 Transportation Supply Venue or Security Restrictions: More limited transportation network Pedestrian Linkages: Potential reallocation of street space Routing and Traffic Management: Focused restrictions on corridors between venues Transportation Demand Management: Reduce background vehicle trips by shifting to walking, cycling, transit and carpooling

9 To Olympic Lane or Not ??? OLYMPIC LANE: Roads, or lanes within roads that are dedicated to Olympic vehicles during Games-Time Examined our legislative ability to create & enforce 75 kms of Olympic Lanes for Turino 2006 Games

10 DVTEMS Pedestrian Model (Downtown Vancouver Transportation & Emergency Management System) Custom model centred around stadiums

11 DVTEMS Pedestrian Model Transportation Management Centre (TMC): Will be staffed 24/hrs More traffic intersection cameras

12 Olympic Road Ahead To manage all of the requests for COV street ROW for the Games From parking restrictions to festival permits to security closures to Olympic Lanes Received 1 st Round of submissions from partners on May 30th

13 2010 Games Regional TMC Transportation Management Centre (TMC): Will be staffed 24/hrs More traffic intersection cameras

14 Host City Public Engagement City of Vancouver committed to public engagement process that provides information & allows for input Proposed plan maintains City consultation values but goes above & beyond regular special event process

15 Transportation Goals Accessible, reliable and sustainable transportation options during the 2010 Winter Games Use of sustainable options (walking, biking, public transit) – before, during and after the Games Residents, businesses and visitors well-equipped with the information needed to get around at Games-time Legacies – increased transit ridership; shifts from single occupant vehicles; environmental sustainability

16 Game Plan 2008 Public Meetings

17 Street Use Activity Overview

18 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Transportation Findings of Large Public Events in Downtown Vancouver

19 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Large Public Event Transportation Surveys GM Place: Canucks Hockey Game BC Place: Rolling Stones Concert Celebration of Light: Weekday & Weekend Dual Stadium Event:BC Lions & Canucks Travel Characteristics and Market Research Olympic Transportation Implications TRANSPORTATION FINDINGS

20 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Between 60 to 100 survey staff for data collection EVENT SURVEY PROGRAMS

21 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Weekday and Weekend data collection in 2006/2007 Stadium capacity of 18,000 (hockey) to 60,000 (concert) Event capacity, reportedly up to 400,000 (fireworks) Surveys conducted: Spectator Screenline and Gate Counts Spectator Interview Survey Vehicular Parking Counts Transit & ParknRide Counts EVENT SURVEY PROGRAMS

22 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Average vehicle occupancy = 2.3 SkyTrain = 21% of Total (or 77% of all Transit) GM PLACE MODE CHOICE TOTAL GM PLACE MODE SPLIT

23 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH % arrived in the peak 15 minutes= 4,900 GM PLACE SPECTATOR VOLUMES

24 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH % departed in the peak 15 minutes= 12,700 GM PLACE SPECTATOR VOLUMES

25 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH More from Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast than Surrey, White Rock, Langley, & Abbotsford combined BC PLACE CONCERT ORIGIN DATA

26 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Only 30% were within a 2 block walk of BC Place High % did not know where they parked BC PLACE PARKING LOCATION

27 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Total # recorded ticket scans = 47,182 Absentee rate of 5% within normal range FIREWORKS SURVEY BOUNDARIES OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH

28 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH Walking is the largest single last mode split choice SkyTrain = 14%+ of Total (or 46% of all Transit) ENGLISH BAY MODE CHOICE TOTAL ENGLISH BAY WEEKDAY MODE SPLIT

29 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH % arrived in the peak 15 minutes= 9,800 SPECTATOR WEEKEND VOLUMES

30 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH % departed in the peak 15 minutes= 29,000 SPECTATOR WEEKEND VOLUMES

31 OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH QUESTIONS? OLYMPIC TRANSPORTATION BRANCH


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