Presentation on theme: "F IND YOUR F UTURE IN F ULSHEAR, T EXAS Population Growth & Mobility Trends Special City Council Meeting Nov. 25, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
F IND YOUR F UTURE IN F ULSHEAR, T EXAS Population Growth & Mobility Trends Special City Council Meeting Nov. 25, 2013
U NPRECEDENTED G ROWTH Since 2000, the City’s population has grown by more than 683%
Based on Current growth and sales rates, Fulshear could see growth in the existing Developments of more than 50,000 people in the ETJ & City Limits within the next decade.
CCR Est. Final Pop.19,345 Fulbrook on FC Est. Final Pop.3,160 Churchill Farms Est. Final Pop.1,800 Firethorne 13,270 Tamarron 12,960
U NPRECEDENTED G ROWTH Additionally, there are several other projects in the pre-development stage that will add another 16,000 residents to the City Limits and ETJ
Yager Est. Final Pop.1,900 Waters Tract Est. Final Pop.2,500 Gehan 189 McCann West Est. Final Pop.940 DHK 995 Silvestri 9,800
U NPRECEDENTED G ROWTH When several other large tracts come under development, the City and ETJ may see a population of more than 130,000
Harrison South Est. Final Pop.21,575 Harrison North Est. Final Pop.4,280 Foster Farms Est. Final Pop.19,260 Franz, Moody & Henriksen Est. Final Pop.19,460
U NPRECEDENTED G ROWTH 700 5,000 50,00066, ,000
U NPRECEDENTED G ROWTH When factored with the eventual launch of Twin Wood, the Fulshear/ Simonton area could have a population of more than 220,000 people
M OBILITY C APACITY N EEDED With this projected population, now is the time to begin ensuring Mobility Capacity is available. To answer this need, the County and Development Community are working on the expansion of FM 1093 and the Fulshear Parkway.
FM 1093 Expansion Phase 2 FM 1093/ Westpark Expansion Phase 1 Fulshear Parkway Project
M OBILITY C APACITY N EEDED The 2035 Traffic Projections indicate a volume of traffic on FM 1093/ 359 West of Fulshear Parkway at 50,000 vehicles per day The following slide provide some comparison and perspective…
2012 Traffic Counts for FM Hwy 6 42,000 VPD 51,000 VPD 25,000 VPD Hwy 6 FM 1093
2012 Traffic Counts for 99/ Grand FM ,000 VPD 25,000 VPD FM / Grand Parkway
2012 Traffic Counts for 90 Hwy 6 90 A Hwy 6 47,000 VPD 49,000 VPD 39,000 VPD
M OBILITY C APACITY N EEDED The County has been working to secure the METRO Right of Way from Houston to Eagle Lake and it appears that the effort will be successful.
M OBILITY C APACITY N EEDED They have asked the City to re- examine its preferred alignment to reflect an alignment of FM 1093 that provides for an wider Right of Way than previously approved to preserve additional future capacity.