Using the same street to move more people

The options we are considering balance the needs of everyone who uses the corridor, whether they’re in a bus, a car, walking or riding a bike. The below tables compare the options to highlight key improvements and their outcomes.

Key Improvements

Option 1 Option 2
New greenway connections 5
Improved pedestrian crossings 3
New ADA ramps 17
Bus only lanes 1.4 miles (all day) + 1.2 miles (peak hours only) 1.4 miles (all day)
Bus stops 28 stations at 14 locations
Protected bike lanes 0.3 miles 2.9 miles
Widened sidewalk 0.9 miles 0.0 miles
Landscaped median 2.5 miles 1.8 miles

Outcomes

Option 1 Option 2

Bus travel time

Up to 9 - 16% faster

Up to 8 - 12% faster

Traffic travel time

Up to 1 - 8% faster

Up to 5 - 10% slower

Bus stop spacing Increases average bus stop spacing by 0.1 miles (about a 2-minute walk)
On-street parking Some all-day parking converted to off-peak parking only and new off-peak parking added Up to 73% of parking retained as a mix of all-day and off-peak
Loading zones No loading zones removed Small number of loading zones relocated
Street trees* Up to 80% of street trees retained Minimal loss of street trees

These numbers are based on concept designs and are subject to change

*For any street tree removed, two trees are planted within the neighborhood