Point Grey Rd

 

Linking Kitsilano to Jericho Beaches

Two-Way Active Transportation Path on Road Concept

 

 

  Vision - Two_Way Path Segregated from Motorized Traffic

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Two-Way Path:

 

Jericho Beach

 

MacDonald St. and Point Grey Rd. Intersection and Motorized Traffic Flow

the VACC Ride Assessment

the VACC Submission to Council

Photographic References - Physically Separated Paths on Roads

 Point Grey Rd and Trutch St

Today - Point Grey Rd at Trutch St. A 30 kph two lane road with parking at both sides.

 
Map of Point Grey Rd and ROute from Kitsilano Beach and Jericho Beach

 

Currently, the continuous and extremely popular Seaside Route extends from the north end of Burrard Street downtown, along Coal Harbour, around Stanley Park and False Creek to Kitsilano Beach with the only interruption of the path from downtown to UBC being between Kitsilano and Jericho Beach. At this point, walkers and joggers must vie for space on a narrow sidewalk while cyclists have the option of either using the Seaside Bypass or staying on Point Grey Road.

The Seaside Bypass requires cyclists to climb a steep hill on Trafalgar, which greatly discourages less experienced cyclists from continuing beyond Kitsilano Beach.

The alternative - braving the fast moving traffic on Cornwall and Point Grey Road is hardly more appealing.

 

 
 

Point Grey Rd residents vision for their street:

  • Slower speed
  • Increased safety
  • Quieter street
  • Point Grey Rd residents access to eastbound roads.

Point Grey Rd residents vision for the area

  • Crosswalk on Alma at Point Grey Rd. intersection
  • Removal of advance left turn light and lane on 4th Ave. at Alma St.
 
   

 

 

 

Tomorrow's Vision - A westbound lane with parking on both sides and a two-way path for cyclists, pedestrians, joggers, in-line bladers, dog walkers, and wheelchair users (Active Transportation mode) in addition to the existing sidewalk on the north side of the street.

 

 
 

Concept - Two-Way Path on north side of the road towards the water. Eastbound lane converted to westbound traffic movement. On-road parking not affected.

Options:

  • Minimal physical separation with motorized traffic - poles
  • Physical separation with motorized traffic - moveable curbs, permanent curbs, Other barriers.

Point Grey Rd. - Physically Separated Active Transportation Path

 

 

Concept - Two-Way Path on north side of the road towards the water. Eastbound lane converted to westbound traffic movement. On-road parking not affected. Painted separation.

  • No physical separation with motorized traffic
Point Grey Rd and Trutch St - Active Transportation Path Separated from Motorized Traffic By Painted Line 
 

Concept - Two-Way Path on the former westbound lane. Eastbound lane converted to westbound traffic movement. On-road parking not affected.

 

Point Grey Rd and Trutch St - Active Trasnportation Path on Westbound Lane 
 

Concept - European Style 'Cycling Path'

Options:

  • No physical separation with motorized traffic
  • Minimal physical separation with motorized traffic - poles
  • Physical separation with motorized traffic - moveable curbs, permanent curbs, Other barriers.

 

Point Grey Rd and Trutch St - European Cycling Path Concept 
 

 The VACC Submissions:

2004-02-10 the VACC initial submission to City of Vancouver Council

 

 
 

 The VACC Ride of 2004-03-08:

Observations and Design Considerations

 

 
 

Motorized Traffic at the MacDonald St. and Point Grey Rd. Intersection

Opportunities for improving motorized vehicle flow in conjunction with the two-way active transportation path

 

 
 

Photographic References - Physically Separated Paths on Roads 

 

Point Grey Rd. - Concept for Linking Kitsilano to Jericho Beach with On-Road Two-Way Path 

 

Cycling as a Transportation Option, Our Contribution to a Better, Healthier Future 

     
 

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