[tabi] Re: Star Metro Listening Sessions

  • From: Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 15:41:30 -0400

From: Harris, Heather [mailto:Heather.Harris@xxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 3:38 PM
Subject: Updated Turn-By-Turn.

Here is the updated Turn-By-Turn for StarMetro's Nova2010 Project.
Please let me know if you have any questions.

Heather Harris
Marketing Specialist, StarMetro
555 Appleyard Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32304
p (850) 891-5206
f (850) 891-5385

Nova2010 – Proposed routes with turn by turn directions

October 29, 2009

US 90 Route – every 10 minutes during peak hours
A       US 90 (1), 20 minutes: Fallschase, West on US 90, South on
Appleyard, West on Pensacola, North on Blountstown, East on US 90.
B       US 90 (2), 20 minutes: Fallschase, West on US 90, North on Capital
Circle NW, loop through Commonwealth, South on Capital Circle NW, East
on US 90.

Orange Avenue Route - every 15 minutes during peak hours
Loop through Paul Dirac, West on Roberts Road, South on Eisenhower,
East on Orange Ave, South on Capital Circle SE, West on Shumard Oaks
(around the Department of Revenue), East on Merchants Row, South on
Esplanade, East on Shumard Oaks, North on Four Oaks, West on Blair
Stone North on Capital Circle SE, West on Orange, North on Eisenhower,
East on Roberts, South on Paul Dirac, West on Paul Dirac, East on Paul
Dirac.

Capital Circle East Route - every 15 minutes during peak hours
Village Square, South on Maclay Boulevard, East on Market Street,
under the flyover, South on Capital Circle, West on Apalachee Parkway,
South through the Koger Center, South on Midyette, South on Capital
Circle, West on Merchants Row, East on Shumard Oaks, North on Capital
Circle SE, East on Merchants Row, South on Esplanade, East on Shumard
Oaks, North on Four Oaks, West on Merchants Row, North on Capital
Circle.

North Monroe Route - every 15 minutes during peak hours
North Monroe at Fred George, South on Monroe, East on Palmer, South on
Gadsden, West on Perking, South on Monroe, West on Paul Russell, North
on Adams, East on Orange, North on Monroe East on Perkins, North on
Gadsden, West on Palmer, North on Monroe.

Frenchtown to Southside Route - every 20 minutes during peak hours
Ross Road, North on Shelfer, North on Crawfordville Road, North on
Adams, West on Orange Avenue, North on Pasco, West on Tucker, North on
Saxon, East on Campbell, North on Wahnish Way, Railroad, Macomb, Right
on Brevard, North on Macomb, West on Fourth Avenue, North on Old
Bainbridge, East on Volusia, South on Joe Louis, East on Alabama,
South on Clay, West on Preston, North on Basin, East on Alabama, South
on Old Bainbridge and back.

Pensacola, Gaines, and Apalachee Parkway Route - every 20 minutes
during peak hours
Starts at TCC on Pensacola, Gaines, Lafayette, Apalachee Parkway Wal-Mart.

Silver Ridge to Hospitals Route - every 30 minutes during peak hours
Starts at Adams and Bragg – West on Bragg, North on Galimore, West on
Springsax, South on Ridge, East on Ridge, North on Adams, East on Paul
Russell, North on Jim Lee, North on Magnolia, East on Miccosukee, Left
on Capital Medical, Right on Buford, to Centerville, Right on
Fleischmann, Right on Miccosukee and back.

Target to Innovation Route - every 30 minutes during peak hours
North on Pottsdamer, East Levy, North Lake Bradford, East on Gaines,
North on Woodward, East on St. Augustine, North on Copeland, East on
College, North on Adams, (Plaza), East on Carolina, North on Gadsden,
North on Thomasville, West on Timberlane, North on Market Street,
North on Maclay Boulevard, East on Village Square, North on
Thomasville to Target and back.
North Mover Route - every 30 minutes during peak hours
Commonwealth, Hartsfield, Atlas, Portland, Old Bainbridge, Pullen,
Monroe, Allen, Fulton, Grady, Henderson, Meridian, Bradford/Betton,
Centerville, Hodges, Medical, Miccosukee, Centerville.

Commonwealth to Connor Boulevard Route - every 30 minutes during peak hours
Commonwealth, Mission, Tharpe, MLK/Duval/Bronough, Park, Gov. Square
Blvd, Park, Connor Blvd, Apalachee Parkway Wal-Mart, Sudor, Trojan
Trail, Conner Blvd.

West Side (Mission Applebluff) Route - every 30 minutes during peak hours
South West on Fred George, South on Mission, South on Appleyard, East
on Jackson Bluff, North on Lake Bradford, East on Gaines, North on
Monroe, West on Park, North on Adams to C.K. Steele Plaza.  Exit Plaza
on Adams and Call, West on Call, South on Bronough, West on Gaines and
back.


On 10/29/09, blindwilly <blindwilly@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Stacia,
>
> They have found in most cities that there is not a need for ridership to
> airports for travelers.   there is for employees, but only in large
> metropolitan areas.   We do not have that many employees at the airport who
> would ride a bus.
>
> William
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Woolverton, Stacia" <Stacia.Woolverton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 11:20 AM
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Star Metro Listening Sessions
>
>
>> At the listening session that I attended, StarMetro reps stated that they
>> would not have a route to the airport because they didn't think they would
>>
>> get enough ridership to make it worth having the route and that the
>> airport would have to help fund for such a route.
>>
>> I hope this information is helpful to you.
>> Stacia Woolverton, Administrative Assistant
>> The Governor's Commission on Disabilities
>> 4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 260
>> Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0950
>> Phone: (850) 487-3423
>> Fax: (850) 414-8908
>> Email: Stacia.Woolverton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Website:
>> http://dms.myflorida.com/other_programs/governor_s_commission_on_disabilities
>> We serve those who serve Florida.
>>  Before printing, please think about the environment
>>
>> For information regarding the Florida Discount Drug Card visit:
>> flddcp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> www.FloridaDiscountDrugCard.com.
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>> Behalf Of Lighthouse of the Big Bend
>> Sent: Thursday, October 29, 2009 11:18 AM
>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [tabi] Re: Star Metro Listening Sessions
>>
>> Star Metro just emailed the Lighthouse:
>>
>> "We just updated the turn-by-turn. We'll review it after we get back
>> from our Listening Session at the CCOC. So, you should expect the
>> updated turn-by-turn this afternoon around 3."
>>
>>
>>
>> On 10/28/09, Lighthouse of the Big Bend <lighthousebigbend@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> They are going to send the Lighthouse a turn-by-turn list as well, so we
>>> will post it if we get it before you : ) Either way, it should be coming
>>> to
>>> you soon.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 3:05 PM, Woolverton, Stacia <
>>> Stacia.Woolverton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>>>  I attended one of those listening sessions today upstairs and, as I
>>>> wasn’t informed that I was going to it until right before the session
>>>> started, was not prepared to comment.  However, they are going to send
>>>> me
>>>> a
>>>> turn by turn description of each route so that I can look at it.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I hope this information is helpful to you.
>>>>
>>>> Stacia Woolverton, Administrative Assistant
>>>>
>>>> The Governor's Commission on Disabilities
>>>>
>>>> 4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 260
>>>>
>>>> Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0950
>>>>
>>>> Phone: (850) 487-3423
>>>>
>>>> Fax: (850) 414-8908
>>>>
>>>> Email: Stacia.Woolverton@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>
>>>> Website:
>>>> http://dms.myflorida.com/other_programs/governor_s_commission_on_disabilities
>>>>
>>>> We serve those who serve Florida.
>>>>
>>>> P Before printing, please think about the environment
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For information regarding the Florida Discount Drug Card visit:
>>>> flddcp@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>
>>>> www.FloridaDiscountDrugCard.com
>>>> <http://www.floridadiscountdrugcard.com/>.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *From:* tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] *On
>>>> Behalf Of *Sally Benjamin
>>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, October 28, 2009 3:02 PM
>>>> *To:* tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>> *Subject:* [tabi] Star Metro Listening Sessions
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  *StarMetro to hold Final Listening Sessions on nova2010*** *Public
>>>> Input
>>>> Sought on Route Decentralization Project***
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> During the month of November, StarMetro will hold two final Listening
>>>> Sessions to garner customer input on its route decentralization project
>>>> titled Innovation in Transit or nova2010 for short.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Listening Sessions will take place on:
>>>>
>>>> -         November 6 at City Hall in the Tallahassee Room, located at
>>>> 300
>>>> South Adams Street, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
>>>>
>>>> -         November 10 at City Hall in the Tallahassee Room, located at
>>>> 300
>>>> South Adams Street, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> The nova2010 project aims to take the current downtown oriented route
>>>> structure and break apart the structure to create a more grid-like
>>>> system
>>>> with routes running on main roads from north to south and east to west
>>>> with
>>>> many routes bypassing downtown’s C.K. Steele Plaza. This new structure
>>>> would
>>>> create many transfer points scattered throughout the city.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> By traveling on major roads and eliminating route redundancies, a
>>>> decentralized StarMetro route structure would offer customers:
>>>>
>>>> -         Reductions in downtown transfers.
>>>>
>>>> -         Reductions in travel time.
>>>>
>>>> -         Reductions in carbon footprint.
>>>>
>>>> -         Increases in on-time performance.
>>>>
>>>> -         Increases in frequency (bus comes more often).
>>>>
>>>> -         Increases in regional travel opportunities.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> “The ultimate goal of nova2010 is to create a transit system that better
>>>> meets the needs of customers – direct, fast, forward,” said Ron
>>>> Garrison,
>>>> executive director of StarMetro.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> StarMetro plans to launch the new, grid-like system in fall 2010.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For more information, please call StarMetro’s main office at (850)
>>>> 891-5200
>>>> or visit *Talgov.com/starmetro*. For additional project updates, please
>>>> call the nova2010 hotline at (850) 891-5283 or email
>>>> nova2010project@xxxxxxxxxxx Citizens may also follow updates on Facebook
>>>> at www.facebook.com/nova2010project and Twitter at
>>>> www.twitter.com/nova2010project.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Sally Benjamin
>>>> salbenjamin@xxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> (850) 942-3658
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