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FAIRFAX CITY MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN  R D  T F A  DRAFT PLAN NOW AVAILABLE FOR REVIEW NOTE  The draft concepts pres...
DRAFT  FAIRFAX CITY MULTIMODAL TRANSPORTATION PLAN  Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY   VII  GUIDING PRINCIPLE   VII  KEY RECOMME...
DRAFT  Figures Figure 1 Performance metrics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
DRAFT  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY      Fairfax City Multimodal Transportation Plan  v
DRAFT  vi  Fairfax City Multimodal Transportation Plan
DRAFT  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Guiding Principle In 2035, Fairfax is a city with o p t i o n s f o r r e s i d e n t s to easily...
DRAFT  Progress on these actions will be measured by a number of metrics with the objective of reaching these targets     ...
WASHINGTON DRAFT  HU  RC  H  Trail  CITY OF FAIRFAX REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY TF ALL SC  WE S   M  TF ALL SC  ER  RIF IEL D  2...
DRAFT Balanced Network that Expands Travel Choices  Figure 3 Existing street network  Fairfax City must have a well-integr...
DRAFT reassembled into a composite system, the multimodal network identifies modal emphasis on some corridors in order to ...
DRAFT  vehicles entering the corridor  and speed management. Pedestrians will be accommodated at safe crossings, particula...
DRAFT  Strengthened Local Activity Centers Area specific concepts and recommendations are provided for each of the five lo...
DRAFT  the area will benefit from improved pedestrian crossings across both main arterials, improvements to pedestrian con...
DRAFT  volumes in excess of 10,000 vehicles per day. Sidewalks should be provided with any significant street maintenance,...
DRAFT  xvi  Fairfax City Multimodal Transportation Plan EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
DRAFT  1 GUIDING PRINCIPLE   TARGETS  In 2035, Fairfax is a city with o p t i o n s f o r r e s i d e n t s to easily, saf...
DRAFT  The goals are achieved through policies and actions at a range of scales including the following        Citywide ne...
DRAFT  2 BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT  Transportation Context and Existing Conditions  The city is convenient to many destinatio...
DRAFT  the region   s largest international air hub, is just 15 miles to the northwest. The major employment center of Tys...
DRAFT  Figure 7 Mode share comparison  commute  in Fairfax City  72  DRIVE ALONE  8   4   CARPOOL  BUS  7  METRO  1  BIKE ...
DRAFT  One potential explanation for both the high rate of driving for short-distance trips and the relatively high levels...
DRAFT  Community Input Transportation affects everyone. The city undertook a broad-based engagement campaign to understand...
DRAFT  Figure 10 Word cloud of common themes of public input       CHOICE  Community members want more transportation choi...
DRAFT  Figure 11 Examples of participant concerns  Figure 12 Issues and opportunities placed on Fairfax City wikimap  Fair...
DRAFT  Relationship to Other Plans The Multimodal Transportation Plan is a component of the city   s larger Comprehensive ...
DRAFT  Old Lee Highway  Fairfax Boulevard  Old Lee Highway was the subject of two recent planning efforts. The Old Lee Hig...
DRAFT       Vehicle speeds have increased since the two-way conversion. The analysis generally found that the Old Town ope...
DRAFT  3 GOALS, OUTCOMES, AND ACTIONS  Improvements are recommended at a range of levels, from citywide policies and netwo...
DRAFT  2  ACTION T1.1.2    Encourage regional partners to facilitate traffic flow along the Blake -Jermantown corridor.  3...
DRAFT  Outcome T1.2 Enhance regional operations on Braddock Road     Figure 14 Proposed regional operations on Braddock Ro...
DRAFT  2  ACTION T1.3.2    Support station location at I-66 between the Vienna Metrorail station and the Fairfax County Go...
DRAFT  Transportation Goal 1. Performance Metrics      Traffic volume on city arterials with neither origin nor destinatio...
DRAFT  TRANSPORTATION GOAL 2. PROVIDE A BALANCED NETWORK THAT EXPANDS TRAVEL CHOICES Citywide transportation recommendatio...
DRAFT  Outcome T2.1 Provide a safe and accessible pedestrian network Every street must provide for safe accommodation of p...
DRAFT     Figure 16 Proposed Green Ribbon of recreational trails and low-traffic community streets  HW Y LE E  JE RM AN TO...
DRAFT Figure 17 Proposed network for bicycle travel     Outcome T2.3 Provide a robust network for bicycle travel  ACTION T...
DRAFT     Figure 18 Proposed transit network enhancements  1  Frequent transit service is typically considered to be trans...
DRAFT  ACTION T2.4.1    Implement recommendations of the CUE Transit Development Plan to maintain the highly valued servic...
DRAFT    Maintained capacity corridors  N W  JE RM AN TO  Enhance vehicle corridors Balanced vehicle roadway  Y  E LE  RD ...
DRAFT  Outcome T2.6 Improve context sensitive street design  livability of neighborhoods, and the vitality and vibrancy of...
DRAFT  nature, lined with broad front yards and a robust tree canopy, and generally selfregulate both vehicle speeds and v...
DRAFT  5  B O U L E VA R D S     Boulevards carry moderate to high volumes of traffic, but do so through a parkway like se...
DRAFT  Transportation Goal 2. Performance Metrics      Miles of sidewalk.      Miles of bicycle facilities.      Pedestria...
DRAFT  TRANSPORTATION GOAL 3. STRATEGICALLY IMPROVE MAJOR CORRIDORS The citywide network builds from both past planning ef...
DRAFT  2  30  ACTION T3.1.2    Redesign Fairfax Circle to reduce complexity and improve pedestrian mobility.  ORCHA  RD ST...
3  ACTION T3.2.3    Extend South Street to relieve traffic congestion on Main Street through Old Town and permit the conti...
DRAFT     Figure 23 Proposed Old Lee Highway enhancements  HW Y LE E  JE RM AN TO RD  RD  RD ST  ICK A VE  CH  AIN  GA TE ...
DRAFT CH AIN  Figure 24 Proposed Chain Bridge Road and BLAKE LN University Drive enahncements D  1  Together, Chain Bridge...
DRAFT  3  4  5  34  ACTION T3.5.3    When redevelopment opportunities permit, pursue a connection from Jermantown Road to ...
DRAFT  Transportation Goal 3. Performance Metrics The City   s principal corridors provide both sub-regional and local acc...
DRAFT TRANSPORTATION GOAL 4. STRENGTHEN LOCAL ACTIVITY CENTERS Fairfax City has five distinct local activity centers that ...
DRAFT Outcome T4.1 Enhance safety and multimodal connections at Fairfax Circle Fairfax Circle should be redesigned to redu...
DRAFT Figure 27 Proposed Northfax activity center enhancements  In the Northfax local activity center, the addition of a f...
DRAFT Outcome T4.3 Improve Kamp Washington  Figure 28 Proposed Kamp Washington activity center enhancements  At Kamp Washi...
DRAFT  Outcome T4.4 Enhance the attractiveness and accessibility of Old Town  Figure 29 Proposed Old Town activity center ...
DRAFT  Outcome T4.5 Enhance Pickett and Main  Figure 30 Proposed Pickett and Main activity center enhancements  The activi...
DRAFT  JE RM AN TO RD  ICK  EATON PL  ORCHA  RD ST  1  WAR W  ICK A VE  FA  IR FA  XB  LVD  W EH  D OL  Y  LE  Proposed gu...
DRAFT  Transportation Goal 4. Performance Metrics The City   s five activity centers are the hubs of the economic developm...
DRAFT  TRANSPORTATION GOAL 5. ADOPT POLICIES FOR PREDICTABLE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT In addition to the geometric, ope...
DRAFT  The following are potential policies to implement complete street principles        Approach every planned transpor...
DRAFT       Any street subject to major maintenance, rehabilitation, or reconstruction should provide safe accommodation f...
DRAFT  Outcome T5.2 Ensure Pedestrian Accessibility Pedestrian-supportive infrastructure ensures that adequate pedestrian ...
DRAFT The following are potential policies improve pedestrian supportive infrastructure.       Prioritize walking connecti...
DRAFT Outcome T5.3 Enact Bicycle Supportive Policies and Services  Best Practice  Despite having a temperate climate and m...
DRAFT Outcome T5.4 Improve Parking Standards and Management Complete neighborhood development that provides residents, vis...
DRAFT Several factors combine within Fairfax City to merit a distinct set of development standards and parking requirement...
DRAFT  Outcome T5.5 Manage Transportation Demand In many cities, the over-supply and underpricing of parking creates an in...
DRAFT  As part of Transportation Master Plans, cities often include a TDM action plan. These TDM action plan policies belo...
DRAFT  Existing Performance Benchmarks Goal Plan Overall Plan Overall  Metric 20-minute neighborhood  3,500 feet of mixed ...
DRAFT  Goal  Metric  Provide a Miles of sidewalk  excluding trails  balanced system Provide a Miles of bicycle facilities ...
DRAFT  56  Fairfax City Multimodal Transportation Plan GOALS, OUTCOMES, AND ACTIONS