Issuu on Google+


76

76

76 15 76 76

76

5

76

15

78

78

15

5

78

15

5

60

minutes

minutes

upgrade the existing Trolley system and improve access

67

CO N N E CTI N G THE SAN DIEGO REGION C o n n e c t i n g

Downtown to UCSD

Chula Vista to UTC

Border to UCSD

56

67 5

67

67

SANTEE 52

Mid-Coast Corridor Transit Project

125

15

As an extension of the Blue Line, the Mid-Coast 5

Trolley project will not only build on that success, it will tap riders into the entire Trolley system and

8

8

15

8

LA MESA

805

8 163

94

5

will connect the northwest portion of the city with centers, as well as other regional destinations to

8

805

the rest of the regional transit network. The project key employment, housing, and entertainment

8

67

LEMON GROVE

San Diego Bay

94

94

CORONADO

125

15

the south and east. It will connect low income

94

5 805

125

54

communities to jobs and education. It will provide a direct link from the international border and communities in south San Diego County to the

PACIFIC OCEAN

NATIONAL CITY

54

San Diego Bay

CHULA VISTA y Ota

hospitals like the VA Medical Center and Scripps, 5

large shopping centers, popular regional parks, and large employers. Trip times competitive with the automobile are expected to attract more than 20,000 new riders to the system each day.

4

River

IMPERIAL BEACH

905 905 Tijuan aR ive r

ATES UNITEDSTO MEXIC

TIJUANA

The San Diego Trolley System has a very high fare box recovery ratio compared to most major cities. The Blue Line is the region’s most successful individual line, attracting 13.8 million riders in 2013 with a fare box recovery of 68.5 percent.

NET ECONOMIC BENEFITS FOR THE REGION

805

University of San Diego and UC San Diego, major

FEBRUARY 2016

The construction of the Mid-Coast project will produce more than 14,000 additional local jobs and result in $2.1 billion of economic activity for the region. But even after the huge impact of thousands of construction jobs in the region ends, the Mid-Coast project will continue to help drive the region’s economy – creating synergies between major employment centers and pushing up the value of businesses by increasing access to jobs, reducing parking needs, and reducing congestion. It is estimated that the project will result in more than $116 million in economic benefits each year from things like travel time reduction, lower emissions, and savings in vehicle operating costs.

20

a resurgence of light rail across the nation, and the Trolley Blue Line is the crown jewel of the system.

8

The Mid-Coast corridor supports more than 325,000 jobs. The two ends of the route – Downtown San Diego and University City – account for nearly half of that total.

52

UE L

52 163

La Jolla

10

The success of the San Diego Trolley has inspired

D RO UI VR I ENC GO N O M Y

15

BOST ON DENV ER SAN DIEG O SEAT TLE PORT LAND PHO ENIX SALT LAKE CITY CHA RLOT TE MINN EAPO LIS SACR AME NTO ST. LO UIS CLEV ELAN D HOU STON BUFF ALO SAN FRAN CISCO NEW ARK LOS A NEGLO S

SAN DIEGO

INE

805

Fareb ox Re covery Ratio 30 (fare reven 40 ue/op 50 eratin g exp 60 enses) 70

80

15

O BL

Old Town to UTC

56

to be invested in the Mid-Coast line. The construction alone will generate 14,000 local jobs.

$660 million has recently been invested to

minutes

MID-COAST CORRIDOR TRANSIT PROJECT

$1.8 BILLION

67 67

DIEG

minutes

70

15

SAN

31

5

0

22

PACIFIC OCEAN

Benefits Travel Time Vehicle Op. Cost Savings Accidents Cost Savings Emissions Savings Total

Annual Savings $36.5M $65M $7.7M $7.1M $116.3M

Savings Over 40 Years $1.46B $2.6B $309.8M $285.2M $4.7B

$1 Million Invested

$2.3 Million In Benefit

5


Mid Coast Corridor Project