Take Me Out to the Ballgame Strategies to Improve Rail Transit Mode Share at Fenway Park .


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Annual Rail Meeting of the American Public Transportation Association Rail Operations: Planning for the Extremes Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, British Columbia. Take Me Out to the Ballgame Strategies to Improve Rail Transit Mode Share at Fenway Park.
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Yearly Rail Meeting of the American Public Transportation Association Rail Operations: Planning for the Extremes Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, British Columbia Take Me Out to the Ballgame Strategies to Improve Rail Transit Mode Share at Fenway Park David O. Nelson Director of Transit Planning Jacobs Engineering Group Boston, Massachusetts

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About Fenway Park Built 1912 by the Boston Red Sox Baseball Club America\'s Oldest Professional Sports Venue Seats 37,402 One of the four littlest stadiums in the significant classes Have sold out each amusement since May 2003

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But, Fenway and the Red Sox have not generally been so famous

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Fenway\'s Neighbors Boston University Back Bay Kenmore Square Longwood Medical & Academic Area Kenmore Square Boston University Back Bay Fenway Northeastern University Brookline Fenway Northeastern University Longwood Medical & Academic Area

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Fenway Transportation Comm Ave Brookline Ave Storrow Drive Park Drive The Fenway Green Line Kenmore Fenway Worcester Line Yawkey Orange Line Ruggles Providence Line Ruggles Kenmore Yawkey Fenway Longwood Ruggles

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Fenway Transit Hubs Kenmore Square B, C & D Lines Fenway Station D Line Yawkey Station Worcester Line Kenmore Yawkey Fenway

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How do fans go to Fenway?

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Increasing Transit to a Larger Fenway In 1999, the Boston Red Sox proposed to augment or supplant Fenway with a 33% bigger stadium. Fenway\'s neighbors and City worried about movement impacts Study group efficiently explored choices to enhance travel mode share to a bigger scene

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Four stage approach Review of current arrangements Literature audit Review of current administrations Identify and assess extension procedures

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Four stage approach Review of current arrangements Literature survey Review of current administrations Identify and assess development methodologies

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Fenway extension transport arranges Red Sox Maintain current mode parts Expand stopping Improve Kenmore Square and Green Line Kenmore Station More autos on Green Line trains Improvements to Green Line Fenway Station Expanded worker rail offices and administrations at Yawkey Station Improve associations with Orange Line Ruggles Station. City of Boston Limit stopping extension Improve travel mode impart to Green Line and Commuter Rail

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Four stage approach Review of current arrangements Literature survey Review of current administrations Identify and assess development systems

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Literature Review New York, Toronto and Boston lead MLB in travel mode share Limited stopping expands vehicle inhabitance rates and travel utilize Superior travel adds to travel request cresting Auto inhabitance rates antagonistically affected by great travel benefit Traffic administration after amusements is normally a greater test than overseeing arriving swarms because of topping Good openness seems to build participation at diversions including unremarkable groups.

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Four stage approach Review of flow arrangements Literature audit Review of ebb and flow administrations Identify and assess extension procedures

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Pre Expansion Services Green Line Public authorities gauge that 24% of all fans utilize Green Line 13 post diversion additional autos Extra gatherers and managers Commuter Rail Four exceptional stops at Yawkey Station Local Bus Two additional transports to Allston and Watertown Local administration steered off Brookline Avenue Orange Line Red Sox Ruggles Shuttle Bus Police 12 to 14 travel police at Kenmore and Fenway

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Fenway Park and The Green Line

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About the Green Line America\'s Oldest Subway ~240,000 boardings every day ~24,000 travelers per crest hour ~215 vehicles Kenmore Square 60 trains for every pinnacle hour Fenway (D Line) 12 eastward prepares every hour

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Game Day at Kenmore Station

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Game Day at Fenway Station 12 Eastbound Riverside Trains for each Peak Hour

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Game Day at Yawkey Four pre amusement trains One Eastbound Three Westbound Three Westbound Trains after 8pm

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Driving and Parking Neither Easy nor Cheap

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Four stage approach Review of momentum arrangements Literature survey Review of ebb and flow administrations Identify and assess development techniques

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Strategies Identified and Evaluated Institutional (7) Operational (8) Capital (4)

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Institutional Strategies Bundled ticketing Priority road access for MBTA transports Post-diversion occasions in Fenway stop Local post-amusement occasions outside Fenway Park Red Sox pre-diversion occasions at Riverside Game day signage close Riverside Subsidized travel for Red Sox workers and concessionaires

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Operational Strategies Kingston suburbanite rail benefit Dedicated Providence/Attleboro suburbanite rail benefit Pre diversion worker rail on existing trains from South Station to Yawkey Longer Green Line trains devoted to post amusement benefit Improved post-amusement administration to North Station Express prepares from Riverside Coordinated worker rail at Ruggles Express transport benefit from Fenway interfacing with Red Line stations

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Capital Strategies Commuter rail turn-back station and prepare stockpiling Increase Green Line limit at Fenway Station Increase weeknight pre-amusement Green Line limit

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Ten Years After New Red Sox Ownership New stadium scrapped Two World Championships Nearly 800 successive sold out recreations 9% limit development at noteworthy stadium Expanded utilization of stadium for shows & different occasions

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Ten years of incremental changes Renovated Kenmore Station Improved rail and transport offices Improved offices for diversion day pound Improved admission accumulation framework New Green Line autos Larger, more dependable armada Fenway Station upgrades Still arranged Expanded worker rail benefit More regular administration to Yawkey and Ruggles Yawkey Station enhancements In outline Yawkey Way and Lansdowne Street Festival Space Ruggles Orange Line Shuttle Discontinued

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Renovated Kenmore Station Larger Southside Head House Elevators and Escalators Expanded Mezzanine More Queuing Space Improved Fare Collection

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Yawkey Way Festival Space More space for fans to: Arrive sooner Stay longer

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New Yawkey Station Air Rights Development New longer two-track station 700 auto stopping structure 330 homes ~500,000 ft 2 office and retail

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Annual Rail Meeting of the American Public Transportation Association Rail Operations: Planning for the Extremes Tuesday, June 8, 2010 | 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Hyatt Regency, Vancouver, British Columbia Take Me Out to the Ballgame Strategies to Improve Rail Transit Mode Share at Fenway Park David O. Nelson Director of Transit Planning Jacobs Engineering Group Boston, Massachusetts

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