FCDOT: Silver Line Phase 1 Bus Service Plan-Second Round Public Meetings

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FCDOT: Silver Line Phase 1 Bus Service Plan-Second Round Public Meetings

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  • 1. Fairfax CountyDepartment ofTransportationSilver Line, Phase 1 Bus Service Plan Second Round PublicMeetings1

2. County of Fairfax, VirginiaWelcome Round 1 Review Presentation of the Draft Silver Line Bus ServicePlan overview General Q&A Route specific questions and reviews Please see our note taker or fill out asurvey/comment form to document yourquestions/comments in writing. 3. Silver Line, Phase 1County of Fairfax, VirginiaService Pattern Silver Line trains will operate between Wiehle-Reston East and Largo Transfer between Silver and Blue line trains at Rosslyn Transfer between Silver and Orange line trains between East FallsChurch and Stadium-Armory West Falls Church will be served only by Orange Line trains 4. County of Fairfax, Virginia Round 1: Comments Collected 380 comments at public meetings,through email, and via social media (Facebookand Twitter) Presented at 16 meetings General Themes: Proposed new routes generated majority ofcomments Reston: Increased frequency, midday service andevening service Keep service to the Pentagon and Crystal City General satisfaction with the proposed plan 5. County of Fairfax, VirginiaService Plan Overview Original Silver Line Bus Service Plan developedfrom Transit Development Plan (TDP) Goal: Increase transit ridership and encourage use of Silver Line by providing transit service to new Metrorail stations in Tysons and Reston Plan revised to incorporate public comments 6. County of Fairfax, VirginiaRevisions to Plan Restoration of a portion of the Pentagon/CrystalCity express service (New Route 599) Midday/later evening service in Reston andHerndon New route in Herndon to provide better access tothe Silver Line RIBS 4 extension to Wiehle-Reston East MetroStation in the peak periods Proposal of optional service including reducedheadways, increased weekend services, orproposed routes that had inconsistent support 7. County of Fairfax, VirginiaOptional Services Optional services are not included in the base plan(cost-neutral) but were recommendations we heard inRound 1 Optional services are not just optional routes, butinclude additional service to routes proposed in thebase plan (more frequency, weekend service, etc.) Not all optional services may be recommended forimplementation However, those services/routes that are recommended for implementation may be funded by the Commonwealth of Virginias new transportation funding legislation, House Bill 2313 When you see the star symbol we need yourcomments! 8. County of Fairfax, VirginiaService Plan Overview 9. County of Fairfax, VirginiaService Plan Overview In Reston and Herndon: Routes that currentlyserve West Falls Church will be truncated at theWiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station; revisedservice plan incorporates increased middayservice in Herndon and Reston In McLean and Vienna: New routes areimplemented and existing routes modified to serveMetrorail stations In Tysons: A frequent circulator bus service will beimplemented to serve the areas beyond walkthingdistance from the Metrorail stations 10. County of Fairfax, VirginiaService Plan Overview Proposed Routes 401 | 402 | 422 | 423 | 424 | 461 | 462 | 463 | 505 | 507 | 551 | 552 | 553 | 554 | 557 | 558 | 559 | 574 | 585 | 599 | 721 | 724 | 924 | 926 | 928 | 929 | 950 | 951 | 952 | 980 | 981 | 985 | RIBS1| RIBS2 | RIBS3 | RIBS4 | RIBS5 Optional Services* 432 | 460 | 462 | 463 | 505 | 507 | 551 | 552 | 553 | 554 | 557 | 558 | 559 | 599 | 722 | 734 | 937 | 951 | 952 * Optional Services include fully optional routes or routes with optional service (weekends, reduced headways, etc.) 11. Summary of EliminatedCounty of Fairfax, Virginia Services Fairfax Connector Route Proposed for Elimination Coverage Provided By 425Metro Silver Line, Routes 422/423/424 427Metro Silver Line, Routes 422/423/424 555Fairfax Connector Route 505 595Fairfax Connector Route 599 597Fairfax Connector Route 599 927 Fairfax Connector Routes 929, 98511 12. County of Fairfax, VirginiaGeographic Areas Herndon924 | 926 | 928 | 929 | 937* | 950 | 980 | 981 | 985 | RIBS 5 Merrifield Vienna401 | 402 | 432*| 460*| 461 | 462*| 463* McLean721 | 722* | 724 | 734* Reston505*| 507*| 551*| 552*| 553*| 554*| 557*| 558*| 559*| 574 | 585 |599*| 950 | 951*| 952*| RIBS 1 | RIBS 2 | RIBS 3 | RIBS 4 Tysons422 | 423 | 424 * Optional Services: Optional services are not just optional routes, but include additional service to routes proposed in the base plan (more frequency, weekend service, etc.)12 13. County of Fairfax, Virginia Herndon Area Routes 924: Herndon Parkway Dranesville - Wiehle 926: Worldgate Dranesville Road 928: Herndon 929: Centreville Road McNair Farms 937*: Coppermine Elden (optional route) 950: Herndon Reston Town Center - Wiehle 980: Herndon-Monroe Wiehle-Reston East 981: Dulles Airport Wiehle-Reston East 985: Dulles Discovery Dulles Technology Drive RIBS 513 14. County of Fairfax, VirginiaHerndon Area Map 15. County of Fairfax, Virginia Merrifield Vienna Area Routes 401: Backlick Gallows Road Tysons Northbound 402: Backlick Gallows Road Tysons Southbound 432*: North Vienna Old Courthouse Beulah(optional route) 460*: Vienna Merrifield Circulator (optional route) 461: Vienna Flint Hill Tapawingo 462*: Dunn Loring Tysons Navy Federal Credit Union(optional service enhancement) 463*: Vienna Tysons Maple Avenue (optional service enhancement)15 16. County of Fairfax, VirginiaMerrifield Vienna Area Map 17. County of Fairfax, Virginia McLean Area Routes 721: Chain Bridge Road McLean Langley 722*: Balls Hill Road (optional route) 724: Lewinsville Road 734*: McLean West Falls Church (optional route)17 18. County of Fairfax, VirginiaMcLean Area Map 19. County of Fairfax, VirginiaReston Area Routes 505*: Reston Town Center Wiehle-Reston East (optional weekend service) 507*: Sunrise Valley Sunset Hills East Circulator (optional weekend service) 551*: Reston South Glade and South Lakes (optional weekend service) 552*: Reston North Lake Fairfax (optional service enhancement) 553*: Reston South Fox Mill Estates Glade (optional service enhancement) 554*: Reston North Center Harbor (optional service enhancement) 557*: Reston South Soapstone(optional service enhancement)19 20. County of Fairfax, VirginiaReston Area Routes 558*: Reston North Center Harbor Lake Fairfax (optional weekend service) 559*: Reston South Glade Soapstone (optional weekend service) 574: Reston Town Center Tysons 585: Franklin Farm Reston South Wiehle-Reston East 599* Pentagon Crystal City Express(optional service enhancement) 951*: Sunrise Valley Drive (optional weekend service) 952*: Sunset Hills Road (optional weekend service) RIBS 1, 2, 3, 420 21. County of Fairfax, VirginiaReston Area Map 22. County of Fairfax, VirginiaTysons Circulator Routes 422 (former SLC 3): West Tysons Greensboro 423 (former SLC 2): Central Tysons Tysons Corner 424 (former SLC 4): North Tysons Spring Hill22 23. County of Fairfax, VirginiaTysons Area Map 24. County of Fairfax, Virginia Timeline and Next Steps 25. County of Fairfax, VirginiaTimeline April 2013 Six public meetings and one Ask Fairfax! onlinechat scheduled to discuss second-draft plan April 15 - Reston April 17 - Herndon April 18 - Reston April 18 - Ask Fairfax! online chat; 2 p.m. April 22 - Vienna April 23 - McLean April 24 - Tysons Organizations may request presentations by emailingfairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov May 2013 Staff modification of plan based on public engagementand feedback; preparation of package for Boardapproval 26. County of Fairfax, Virginia Timeline June 2013 Board of Supervisors consideration of final Silver Line, Phase 1 Bus Service Plan Service plan education campaign Advertising Schedule development Social media and online engagement Community events Education and training for new riders July - December 2013 Continuation of educational campaign Schedules finalized The Silver Line is anticipated to start operations December 31, 2013 Bus service plan will start on day one of Silver Line service operation 27. For More Information / County of Fairfax, VirginiaComments E-mail: fairfaxconnector@fairfaxcounty.gov(Subject: Silver Line Phase 1 Bus Service Plan) Online: www.fairfaxconnector.com Phone: 703-877-5600, TTY 711 Mail: Fairfax County Department of Transportation Attn: Fairfax Connector: Silver Line Bus Service Plan 4050 Legato Road, Suite 400 Fairfax, VA 22033 28. County of Fairfax, VirginiaGeneral Questions 29. County of Fairfax, Virginia Appendix Individual Route Descriptions and Maps 30. County of Fairfax, VirginiaRound 1: Meetings Summary of Public Outreach to Date Date Description AddressType 1/31/2013 Dolley Madison Library1244 Oak Ridge Avenue, McLean, VA 22101Public Meeting2/4/2013 Westbriar Elementary School 1741 Pine Valley Drive, Vienna, 22182Public Meeting2/5/2013 Luther Jackson Middle School3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church VA 22042 Public Meeting2/6/2013 Herndon Town Council Chambers 765 Lynn Street, Herndon, 20170Public Meeting2/7/2013 Reston1609A Washington Plaza, Reston, VA 20190 Public Meeting 2/11/2013 Lake Anne Elementary School 11510 North Shore Drive, Reston VA Public Meeting 2/19/2013 TAC 12000 Government Center ParkwayAdvisory Committee 2/20/2013 McLean House6800 Fleetwood Road, McLean VA Community Meeting 2/21/2013 Reston Association/RA TAC 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston VAAdvisory Committee 2/25/2013 Reston Community AssociationReston Community Center at Hunter WoodsCommunity Meeting 2/27/2013 Sully District TAC4900 Stonecroft Boulevard, Chantilly VAAdvisory Committee3/5/2013 WMATA Silver Line OutreachReston Community Center at Hunter WoodsWMATA Public Meeting 3/12/2013 Vienna at Your ServiceFlame Room, Vienna Volunteer Fire Dept Community Meeting 3/12/2013 WMATA Silver Line OutreachCapitol Heights, MDWMATA Meeting 3/13/2013 Sidewalk and T