1 DES MOINES AREA MPO Environment Roundtable October 13, 2015
2 October 13, 2015 Agenda 1. Call to Order 2. VOTE: Approval of Agenda 3. VOTE: Approval of Meeting Minutes 4. UPDATE: Water Trails 5. DISCUSSION: Congestion Management Process 6. DISCUSSION: Capital Crossroads Greenways 7. DISCUSSION: Funding Opportunities 8. DISCUSSION: Upcoming Events and Trainings 9. DISCUSSION: Future Topics and Feedback from Roundtable 10. Other Non-Action Items of Interest to the Committee 11. Next Meeting Date 1:00 p.m. November 10, 2015
4 Congestion Management Process SAFETEA-LU required Metropolitan long-range plans to have a CMP Map-21 retains the CMP requirement while enhancing congestion and reliability monitoring and reporting
5 Congestion Management Process According to MAP-21 CMP s must provide for: effective management and operation, based on a cooperatively developed and implemented metropolitan-wide strategy, of new and existing transportation facilities eligible for funding through the use of travel demand reduction and operational management strategies
6 Congestion Management Process
7 Congestion Management Process The Tomorrow Plan Mobilizing Tomorrow Congestion Management Process
8 CMP Objectives & Targets Mobilizing Tomorrow Goals: 1. Enhance multimodal transportation options; 2. Manage and optimize transportation infrastructure and services; 3. Improve the region s environmental health; and, 4. Further the health, safety, and well-being of all residents in the region.
9 CMP Objectives & Targets Measure Current Target Bicycle System On-Street Miles of On-Street Facilities Mode Choice/Split (Peak Hour Trips to Downtown) [%] Single Occupancy Vehicles Transit 7 20 Carpool Walk/Bike/Work from Home/Other 4 10 Transit Total Ridership (Fiscal Year 2014) 4,400,000 8,800,000
10 CMP Objectives & Targets Measure Current Target Level of Service Peak Hour Non-Congested Roads [% of Roadway Miles] 98.2 >90 Measure Current Target Vehicle Miles Traveled Total [Average Weekday] 11,591,234 Decrease Per Capita [Average Weekday] Decrease
11 CMP Objectives & Targets Re-Occurring Congestion Peak Hours Autos: Achieve level of service D system wide during peak hours. Public Transportation: Increase ridership by 10% by Personal Transportation: Increase the number of bicycle/pedestrian trips by 2% by 2020.
12 CMP Objectives & Targets Re-Occurring Congestion Non Peak Hours Autos: Achieve level of service C during non-peak hours. Public Transportation: Increase the hours of operation on fixed routes by 10% by Personal Transportation: Expand on-street bicycle/pedestrian facilities by 20% by 2020.
13 CMP Objectives & Targets Non Re-Occurring Congestion Traffic incidents: Decrease incident clearance times by 15% by Reduce Single Occupancy Vehicles by 10% by Work Zones: Utilize Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) network for all construction projects with peak hour impacts by 2020.
14 CMP Objectives & Targets Non Re-Occurring Congestion Weather: Utilize ITS to relay National Weather Service updates that will have potential traffic impacts by Special Events: Develop alternative routes for through traffic near special events and utilize ITS to assist in diverting traffic by Freight: Decrease identified impedances for freight by 50% by 2020.
15 CMP Identifying Congestion Two Level Approach Level One Level of Service Percent Free Flow Speed Level Two Travel Time Index Planning Time Index
17 CMP Strategies Demand Management Strategies Car/Vanpooling Flexible Work Hours Telecommuting Parking Management Land Use Policies
21 CMP Monitoring System Monitoring Data Sources INRIX Travel Time Surveys Vehicle Occupancy Surveys Traffic Management Center Data Travel Demand Modeling Traffic Counts DART Ridership
22 CMP Feedback Immediate feedback from today Provide comments by Mid-November
23 October 13, 2015 Agenda 1. Call to Order 2. VOTE: Approval of Agenda 3. VOTE: Approval of Meeting Minutes 4. UPDATE: Water Trails 5. DISCUSSION: Congestion Management Process 6. DISCUSSION: Capital Crossroads Greenways 7. DISCUSSION: Funding Opportunities 8. DISCUSSION: Upcoming Events and Trainings 9. DISCUSSION: Future Topics and Feedback from Roundtable 10. Other Non-Action Items of Interest to the Committee 11. Next Meeting Date 1:00 p.m. November 10, 2015