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East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project Description August 11, 2011.

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1 East Bay Bus Rapid Transit Project Description August 11, 2011

2 Agenda RFP Requirements and Schedule—Sharon Dennis DBE/SLBE Information—Lynda McBroom and Pat Davis BRT Project Description and Schedule—Jim Cunradi Q & A—All Next Steps—Sharon Dennis and Tina Spencer

3 Roadway & Pavement 13 lane miles median bus lanes (11-12 feet wide) 38 lane miles mixed flow, turn lanes and curbside parking lanes Mostly ACC “Cold Recycle in Place” for bus lanes and traffic lanes. Some areas may require pavement overlay or other rehabilitation of the pavement PCC in station areas (adjacent to boarding platforms and acceleration and deceleration zones) Landscaping Off street parking lots

4 Systems Including ITS Barrier Free Fare Collection Fare vending machines Fare validation machines Security CCTVs Emergency Phones Traffic Signals & Transit Priority New traffic signals New pedestrian signals Modified traffic signals Special BRT signals Transit signal priority Signal timing & coordination Electronic passenger information signs Communications trunk network

5 BRT Stations 47 stations BRT stations 27 Center median stations 20 Curbside stations Station Features Custom Designed Shelters (subject to design review) Amenities (benches, trash cans, etc) Station Lighting (includes station & adjacent street and pedestrian lighting) Pedestrian protection & Safety features Cont.

6 BRT Stations Cont. Passenger boarding platforms Width varies depending on location and design In order of usage – 12-foot single bi-directional shared median platform 8-foot curbside platform 9-foot split median platform Most platforms are 60-feet long excluding access ramps and traffic transitions 3 stations in downtown Oakland have 6 platforms which would be 120-feet long on streets with multiple bus routes Level passenger boarding Platform is 13-15 inches above street level Integration of vehicle & station design (0.375” vertical + 2” horizontal gaps)

7 BRT Project Schedule Project Phase201120122013201420152016 Environmental Record of Decision Prelim Engineering Final Design R/W Acquisition PCGA w/ FTA Utility Relocations BRT Construction Rev. Operations Aug ‘12 Apr ‘16 Sept ‘13

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