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  1. KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN COUNTY OF HAWAII PLANNING DEPARTMENT KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  2. State DOT Grant $80,000 to County • “Request for Proposals” to selected companies – Dec 01 • Four companies submit proposals – Jan 02 • Planning Dept. & Community Group review proposals – Jan/Feb 02 • Townscape selected for planning strategy and experience in Kona – Feb 02 CONTRACT BACKGROUND KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  3. PLANNING SCOPE • Roads • Mass Transit • Bikeways • Trails KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  4. Project Scoping Overview and Research Select Implementation Strategy Compile & Analyze Data General Public Meeting #1 Develop Concept Plan Refine the Plan General Public Meeting #2 Develop Draft Report Govt. and Community Review General Public Meeting #3 Develop Final Plan Final Submittal PROJECT SCHEDULE FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  5. GROWTH DATA:Keahole to Hönaunau • From 1970, +/- 1,000 people each year • 350 homes each year needed KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  6. 2020 Traffic Projections • North of Palani Road, 3x 1990 traffic.  • Palani Road to Kamehameha III Road, 2x 1990 traffic.  • South of Kamehameha III Road, 2x 1990 traffic GROWTH DATA:Keahole to Hönaunau Traffic is increasing faster than the population KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  7. PROBLEM STATEMENT:Keahole to Hönaunau • Given post 1950 growth and travel trends, more • new roads will be needed even with: • Planned roads • Adding lanes to existing roads • 10-15% of travel absorbed by mass transit • Bike lanes and paths • New North-South corridor will be needed by 2020 • Continued growth = more congestion & travel time KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  8. SHORT-TERM PLANS:Keahole to Hönaunau KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  9. Roadway Efficiency Corridor Preservation Transit Bikeways and Paths New North-South Corridor TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ELEMENTS KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  10. “The process of providing and managing access to land development while preserving the safety, capacity and efficiency of the transportation system.” ACCESS MANAGEMENT • BENEFITS • Road safety & efficiency • Shorten travel time • Community character • Economic development • Public investment in roads • Road capacity KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  11. GOOD BAD ACCESS MANAGEMENT KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  12. MASS TRANSITHawaii County: Current System • Annual Transit Budget: $1,286,708 • Cost per Mile: $1.69 • 2001 Ridership: 346,435 • Kona Routes: • Kealia to Kalaoa: 3 trips/day • Oceanview to Keahole: 2 days/week • Revenue: 11 % Federal, 40% Fares, 50% COH • Fares: $0.75 - $2.25 KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  13. MASS TRANSIT:Fixed Rail KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  14. SYSTEM Keahole to Keauhou: 14 miles CAPITAL COSTS (2002) Total: $2.5 billion Per Mile: $176 million Per Capita: $3,300-$11,600 (20-70% local) O & M (2002) $72.3 million/year Per Capita/year: $243.00 Required Fare: $44.00 OW MASS TRANSIT:Illustration for Kona PLAN FOR LONG RANGE! KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  15. MASS TRANSIT:Interim Alternatives Busing Systems Rideshare Service Provider Partnerships KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  16. Priority Level 1 Bike Lanes Kuakini Hwy (Lako-Hualalai) Keanalehu Dr. (Kealakehe Prkwy.-Pathway.) Kealakehe Prkwy. (to Keanalehu Dr.) Path Walua Rd. Network Extension (to Old Mamalahoa Hwy.) Parallel to Queen Kaauhumanu (Henry St. – Airport) Shared Roadway Kuakini Hwy. (Mamalahoa-Lako St.) Alii Drive Queen Kaahumanu Hwy. BIKEWAYS & PATHSBike Plan Hawaii – State DOT KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  17. Continued growth at current rates = Additional laneage A new limited access N-S corridor by 2020. Options for North-South corridor Makai route through development Mauka route above the “coffee belt” NORTH-SOUTH CORRIDOR KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  18. What are the “limits of acceptable change” for Kona? CRITICAL REGIONALGROWTH QUESTION: KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department

  19. KEAHOLE TO HONAUNAU REGIONAL CIRCULATION PLAN County of Hawaii, Planning Department