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    Long Island City/Hunters Point Area-wide Reconstruction Queens, NY Community Workshop December 9, 2015

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Overview Presentation General description of the project

    Project schedule and goals

    Design approach

    Table Sessions Small group discussions on

    Neighborhood-wide safety and design issues

    Identifying priority areas

    Major corridors and nodes within the neighborhood

    Summary/Closing Remarks

    WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

    WORKSHOP OVERVIEW

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    PROJECT LOCATION

    PROJECT LOCATION

    PROJECT LOCATION

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    PROJECT LOCATION

    PROJECT LIMITS

    PROJECT LIMITS

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Preliminary Design Project Kick-off: End of 2014/Start of 2015 Inventory and Analysis (survey, traffic, trees, etc.): Jan 2015-Present Community Workshop: December 9th 2015 Design Development Community Board Review: Jan/Feb 2016 Public Design Commission Review (Conceptual): Feb/Mar 2016

    Preliminary Design Completion: June 2016

    Final Design Capital funding of ~$8m for Phase 1 Construction Schedule

    The project will be phased according to DEPs final construction phasing (TBD)

    PROJECT SCHEDULE

    PROJECT SCHEDULE

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Improve Safety For Pedestrians, Motorists, Bicyclists

    Improve Connections Throughout The Neighborhood

    Create Livable

    Streetscape/Neighborhood

    PROJECT GOALS

    PROJECT GOALS

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    ANTICIPATED FUTURE DENSITY MAP

    AREA OF ANTICIPATED FUTURE DEVELOPMENT

    RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE

    RECENTLY COMPLETED RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT SITE (OVER 20 UNITS) HIGHER DENSITY CORRIDORS

    LEGEND

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Major Streets / Arterials

    Local Streets

    Street Ends

    DESIGN APPROACH HIERARCHY OF STREETS

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Local Streets Narrow streets (30) roadway width Traffic calming opportunities Create greener streets with new street tree plantings Neckdowns wherever feasible Improve wayfinding signage for pedestrians and bikes

    HIERARCHY OF STREETS

    DESIGN APPROACH HIERARCHY OF STREETS

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    Street Ends Very light traffic Potential for mixed-use areas (ex. shared streets) Potential for pedestrian green spaces

    HIERARCHY OF STREETS

    DESIGN APPROACH HIERARCHY OF STREETS

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Major Streets/Arterials Often major pedestrian routes Often major bus and truck routes Often major bike routes Handles both through and local traffic Wide (60) roadway width Opportunities for green corridors (planted medians, pedestrian spaces,

    etc.) Traffic calming opportunities

    HIERARCHY OF STREETS

    DESIGN APPROACH HIERARCHY OF STREETS

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    LOCAL STREETS

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    30 Roadway Opportunities for Class 2 or 3 bicycle route Opportunities for pedestrian safety measures

    such as sidewalk extensions, improved lighting and signage

    Opportunities for traffic calming techniques such as speed humps, raised crossings, slow zones, etc.

    Opportunities to create greener streets with street tree plantings

    TYPICAL LOCAL STREET SECTION

    LOCAL STREETS Typical Section

    Existing Street Section

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Sidewalk Extensions

    SIDEWALK EXTENSIONS TO IMPROVE SAFETY

    Increases visibility of pedestrian waiting to cross Decreases crossing distance Decreases vehicle speed Installed at all streets where feasible

    LOCAL STREETS Sidewalk Extensions

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    NYCDOS Receptacles

    Area Type DOT Wayfinding Sign

    City Light Fixture and Pole

    NYCDOT Citybench

    NYCDOT Bike Rack

    LOCAL STREETS Site Furnishings

    STREETSCAPE ELEMENTS

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Street Tree Treatments

    Vegetated Bioswale

    New and Expanded/Upgraded Tree Pits

    LOCAL STREETS Sidewalk Planting Treatments

    SIDEWALK GREENING

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    STREET ENDS

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    Shared Street Examples

    STREET ENDS

    SHARED STREET

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    MAJOR STREETS/ARTERIALS

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    MAJOR STREETS/ARTERIALS

    GORDON TRIANGLE

    PULASKI BRIDGE APPROACH VERNON-JACKSON HUB

    48th AVENUE

    MoMa P.S. 1 TRIANGLE

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    MAJOR STREETS/ARTERIALS Boulevard Treatments

    BOULEVARD TREATMENT

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    MAJOR STREETS/ARTERIALS Major Nodes

    MAJOR NODES

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    LONG ISLAND CITY/HUNTERS POINT AREA-WIDE RECONSTRUCTION

    Questions?

    Contact: NYC Department of Transportation Samantha Dolgoff [email protected]

    mailto:[email protected]

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