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1 TBITE 05/15/ Heather Sobush, Senior Planner Christopher Cochran, Senior Planner

2 Ridership climbed 19% despite $40 million in budget cuts ( ), increased fares, and service reductions Surviving off reserves, estimated to run out in 2017 Today’s PSTA is Doing More with Less

3 Greenlight Pinellas Goes to the Voters 3

4 November 4, 2014 Referendum

5 5 Elements – Countywide Bus Service Transformation Frequency Night Service Weekends Connections to Tampa – Implementation of Rail – Transit Supportive Land Use – Community Access Phasing Strategy Delivery Plan Financial Plan THE GREENLIGHT PLAN

6 Greenlight Plan: Bus Layered Service Specific to Travel Market –Core Network –Frequent Local –Supporting Local –FLEX Connector Routes –Trolley Services –Regional Express Routes –Circulators Over 65 % More Bus Service Compared to Today Hub to Grid System 6

7 Preparing for Future Rail Line

8 Conceptual Rendering, “Cloud Station” (Largo Town Center) Looking southwest from Roosevelt/Dodge towards US 19 Today Greenlight Plan: Transit Supportive Land Use 8 Interactive Rail Tour:

9 All modes used to access transit Bike Walk Drive Facilitating access – Bike racks in station areas & bus stops – Bikes on buses and in rail cars – Lighting – Park/Kiss & Ride Locations – Coordinate with FDOT, MPO, and local jurisdictions on bicycle facilities and sidewalks to provide safe access to transit Greenlight Plan: Community Access 9

10 Community Dialogue Greenlight Pinellas Presentations and Events 355 Presentations & Events – Reach 95,000 People –Homeowners associations –Community meetings –Civic & professional organizations –Chambers Greenlight Civic & Business Committees Approximately 100 different members True cross-section of community Members of the Greenlight Council Public Outreach

11 11 Greenlight Plan: Phasing Strategy FY 2024 Full System Implementation FY All planned bus service expansions in operation Light Rail Transit NEPA & Engineering – Vehicles & Construction – Service Opens – 2024

12 Greenlight Plan: Delivery Plan Recommendations 1.Maintain Detailed Website 2.Ongoing Oversight Councils 3.Continuous Outreach 12

13 11/6/2013 Due Diligence Refined Completed Work – Pinellas AA – Community Bus Plan More Detailed Financial Planning – Base Case Financial Model – Sensitivity Analysis – Alternative Project Delivery Strategies Greenlight Plan: Financial Plan = Long-term, FTA-Compliant Financial Plan

14 GreenlightPinellas.com It’s all HERE!

15 Discussion

16 16 Greenlight Plan: Phasing Strategy FY 2014 – Restructured network – Begin Safety Harbor Jolley Trolley service – Begin Saturday service on 100X Regional Express – Referendum - November FY 2015 – PSTA Property Tax Eliminated – Maintain/Expand service as possible with grants and reserves

17 17 Greenlight Plan: Phasing Strategy FY 2016 – Sales Tax Begins – January – Sales Tax Proceeds to PSTA – March – Expand night/weekend service hours across system – Increase service without immediate need for fleet expansion FY 2017 – Purchase standard and coach buses for increased frequencies FY 2018 – Begin increases in midday frequencies for frequent local routes & all trolleys – Begin new regional express service FY 2019 – Increase local midday frequencies for supporting local routes and North County Connector – Begin new circulator service – Begin seasonal trolley service

18 18 Greenlight Plan: Phasing Strategy BRT & Rapid bus service planned for PSTA’s highest volume, most productive corridors BRT/Rapid Phase I: – Central Ave. BRT – 49th St./E Bay Dr. Rapid – Gulf-to-Bay Blvd. Rapid Environment & Engineering Capital Procurement & Install Service Opens BRT/Rapid Phase II: – 4th St./Ulmerton Rd. BRT/Rapid – US 19 BRT/Rapid – Seminole Blvd. Rapid Environment & Engineering – Capital Procurement & Install – Service Opens –

19 How Does Pinellas Compare? What Can Pinellas Support?

20 Weekday Passengers by Route

21 Average: Weekday Passenger Boardings Per Revenue Hour


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