RTA-SEM Plan Start

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RTA-SEM Plan Start

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  1. 4-CountyTransportation System

    Slide 1 - 4-CountyTransportation System

    • Regional Transportation Authority
    • Of Southeast Michigan
  2. What venue does RTA serve?

    Slide 2 - What venue does RTA serve?

  3. Four Counties in Southeast Michigan…

    Slide 3 - Four Counties in Southeast Michigan…

  4. Wayne County…

    Slide 4 - Wayne County…

  5. Oakland County…

    Slide 5 - Oakland County…

  6. Macomb County…

    Slide 6 - Macomb County…

  7. And Washtenaw County.

    Slide 7 - And Washtenaw County.

  8. Giving this total coverage area.

    Slide 8 - Giving this total coverage area.

  9. What was here pre-RTA?

    Slide 9 - What was here pre-RTA?

  10. Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT)

    Slide 10 - Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT)

  11. Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT)

    Slide 11 - Detroit Department of Transportation (D-DOT)

  12. Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)

    Slide 12 - Suburban Mobility Authority for Regional Transportation (SMART)

  13. The RIDE (Ann Arbor Area Transit Authority—AAATA)

    Slide 13 - The RIDE (Ann Arbor Area Transit Authority—AAATA)

  14. The RIDE (Ann Arbor Area Transit Authority—AAATA)

    Slide 14 - The RIDE (Ann Arbor Area Transit Authority—AAATA)

  15. The RIDE’s Blake Transit Center, stop BTC-4th Ave (4-2)

    Slide 15 - The RIDE’s Blake Transit Center, stop BTC-4th Ave (4-2)

  16. RIDE Route710:  EXPRESSRIDE: Chelsea

    Slide 16 - RIDE Route710: EXPRESSRIDE: Chelsea

  17. RIDE Route711:  EXPRESSRIDE: Canton

    Slide 17 - RIDE Route711: EXPRESSRIDE: Canton

  18. RIDE Route787:  AIRRIDE.

    Slide 18 - RIDE Route787: AIRRIDE.

  19. U of M Transit Authority

    Slide 19 - U of M Transit Authority

  20. U of M Transit Authority

    Slide 20 - U of M Transit Authority

  21. Total existing coverage.

    Slide 21 - Total existing coverage.

  22. What do you doto get going?

    Slide 22 - What do you doto get going?

  23. Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routesand operations.

    Slide 23 - Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routesand operations.

  24. Study what can be doneto eliminate duplicationof service.

    Slide 24 - Study what can be doneto eliminate duplicationof service.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund
    • their current routes and operations.
  25. By creating a new system that RTA operates.

    Slide 25 - By creating a new system that RTA operates.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.
    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
  26. Eliminating existing serviceas it gets replacedwith RTA routes.

    Slide 26 - Eliminating existing serviceas it gets replacedwith RTA routes.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.
    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
    • By creating a new system that RTA operates.
  27. Cut the current providers’ budgetsby the % of their system that is eliminatedby the new RTA service.

    Slide 27 - Cut the current providers’ budgetsby the % of their system that is eliminatedby the new RTA service.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.
    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
    • By creating a new system that RTA operates.
    • Eliminating existing service as it gets replaced
    • with RTA routes.
  28. Cut the current providers’ fleets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.

    Slide 28 - Cut the current providers’ fleets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.
    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
    • By creating a new system that RTA operates.
    • Eliminating existing service as it gets replaced
    • with RTA routes.
    • Cut the current providers’ budgets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.
  29. Reduce the staff at the current providers by hiring only their truly qualified professionals to staff the new RTA service.

    Slide 29 - Reduce the staff at the current providers by hiring only their truly qualified professionals to staff the new RTA service.

    • Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.
    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
    • By creating a new system that RTA operates.
    • Eliminating existing service as it gets replaced
    • with RTA routes.
    • Cut the current providers’ budgets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.
    • Cut the current providers’ fleets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.
  30. Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.

    Slide 30 - Contract with existing providers to continue to fund their current routes and operations.

    • Study what can be done to eliminate duplication of service.
    • By creating a new system that RTA operates.
    • Eliminating existing service as it gets replaced with RTA routes.
    • Cut the current providers’ budgets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.
    • Cut the current providers’ fleets by the % of their system that is eliminated by the new RTA service.
    • Reduce the staff at the current providers by hiring only their truly qualified professionals to staff the new RTA service.
  31. ThePlan

    Slide 31 - ThePlan

  32. Place routes along freeways…Why?

    Slide 32 - Place routes along freeways…Why?

    • Because people are familiar with traveling that way.
  33. Place routes along freeways…Why?

    Slide 33 - Place routes along freeways…Why?

    • Because people are familiar with traveling that way.
    • Cover the same traffic corridor without getting stuck
    • in the jam when the freeway backs up.
  34. Place routes along freeways…Why?

    Slide 34 - Place routes along freeways…Why?

    • Because people are familiar with traveling that way.
    • Cover the same traffic corridor without getting stuck
    • in the jam when the freeway backs up.
    • Remove commuters from the freeway to free it up
    • for commerce and reduce traffic times.
  35. Place routes along freeways…Why?

    Slide 35 - Place routes along freeways…Why?

    • Because people are familiar with traveling that way.
    • Cover the same traffic corridor without getting stuck
    • in the jam when the freeway backs up.
    • Remove commuters from the freeway to free it up
    • for commerce and reduce traffic times.
    • Get Federal Highway $$$ in grants on the basis
    • that you’re freeing up traffic flow
    • for interstate commerce
    • and reducing interstate maintenance costs.
  36. And the biggest reason of all…

    Slide 36 - And the biggest reason of all…

    • Because business and industry have grown
    • along these main routes
    • because it helps their supply chain,
    • And bedroom communities have grown up around the exits because people commute along here to where they live,
    • So there a lot of people to move to lots of jobs
    • along these traffic corridors;
    • Thus we begin our plan here along the freeways!
    • Let’s do it numerically so no one feels cheated…
  37. Rte75 along the Fisher portion of I75 follows Dix-Toledo Hwy, Fisher SD, Vernor Hwy and Kercheval.

    Slide 37 - Rte75 along the Fisher portion of I75 follows Dix-Toledo Hwy, Fisher SD, Vernor Hwy and Kercheval.

    • Rte75
    • 75 Details
  38. Rte75 is 32.3 miles from Brownstown to GPF & eliminates DDOT40.  SMART 610 & 830 + DDOT7 get truncated.

    Slide 38 - Rte75 is 32.3 miles from Brownstown to GPF & eliminates DDOT40. SMART 610 & 830 + DDOT7 get truncated.

    • Rte75
  39. Rte94 along I94 follows Harper, McGraw, Ford Rd M-153 Plymouth, Huron and Jackson.

    Slide 39 - Rte94 along I94 follows Harper, McGraw, Ford Rd M-153 Plymouth, Huron and Jackson.

    • Rte94
    • 94 Details
    • Rte94
  40. From Lk St Clair on S River road and Avery, Rte94 follows Harper as I94SD to M1.  Antoinette, Baltimore, Milwaukee & Ferry Park thru MidTown & New Center.

    Slide 40 - From Lk St Clair on S River road and Avery, Rte94 follows Harper as I94SD to M1. Antoinette, Baltimore, Milwaukee & Ferry Park thru MidTown & New Center.

    • Rte94
    • More 94 Details
    • Rte94
  41. 12th/14th into McGraw/Ford Rd M153 forms the middle of the corridor.  When M153 joins I94, Rte94 turns down Plymouth Rd.

    Slide 41 - 12th/14th into McGraw/Ford Rd M153 forms the middle of the corridor. When M153 joins I94, Rte94 turns down Plymouth Rd.

    • Rte94
    • More 94 Details
    • Rte94
  42. Rte94 enters Ann Arbor on Plymouth/Broadway, uses Beakes/Main N/S & heads W again on Huron/Jackson/Old US12.

    Slide 42 - Rte94 enters Ann Arbor on Plymouth/Broadway, uses Beakes/Main N/S & heads W again on Huron/Jackson/Old US12.

    • Rte94
    • Rte94
  43. Rte96 along the Grand River portions of I96 & E-W M5.

    Slide 43 - Rte96 along the Grand River portions of I96 & E-W M5.

    • Rte96
    • 96 Details
  44. Grand River Bus96, M5 runs from Kensington Rd to Harmony Park for 36.4 miles.

    Slide 44 - Grand River Bus96, M5 runs from Kensington Rd to Harmony Park for 36.4 miles.

    • Rte96
    • Rte96
  45. Rte8 along the Schoolcraft portion of I96, M14, Davison Fwy M8 & North Territorial Rd.

    Slide 45 - Rte8 along the Schoolcraft portion of I96, M14, Davison Fwy M8 & North Territorial Rd.

    • Rte8
    • 8 Details
  46. Rte8 along the Schoolcraft portion of I96, M14, Davison Fwy M8 & North Territorial Rd.

    Slide 46 - Rte8 along the Schoolcraft portion of I96, M14, Davison Fwy M8 & North Territorial Rd.

    • Rte8
    • Rte8
  47. Rte8W is the little purple area on the W end of Red (paved sections) of freeway-parallel route Rte8.

    Slide 47 - Rte8W is the little purple area on the W end of Red (paved sections) of freeway-parallel route Rte8.

    • Rte8W
    • 8W Details
  48. Rte8W is the little purple area on the W end of Red (paved sections) of freeway-parallel route Rte8.

    Slide 48 - Rte8W is the little purple area on the W end of Red (paved sections) of freeway-parallel route Rte8.

    • Rte8W
  49. It completes the traffic corridor out to the Washtenaw-Jackson CO line on dirt roads, in commuter vans, at twice the interval.

    Slide 49 - It completes the traffic corridor out to the Washtenaw-Jackson CO line on dirt roads, in commuter vans, at twice the interval.

  50. Rte275 along I275 (and the N-S portion of I96) follows Haggerty, the N M5 Connector, Union Lk & Wms Lk Rds.

    Slide 50 - Rte275 along I275 (and the N-S portion of I96) follows Haggerty, the N M5 Connector, Union Lk & Wms Lk Rds.

    • Rte275
    • 275 Details
  51. Rte275 along I275 (and the N-S portion of I96) follows Haggerty, the N M5 Connector, Union Lk & Wms Lk Rds.

    Slide 51 - Rte275 along I275 (and the N-S portion of I96) follows Haggerty, the N M5 Connector, Union Lk & Wms Lk Rds.

    • Rte275
  52. Rte275S extends this traffic corridor to the Monroe CO line on dirt Haggerty & Clark Rds with commuter van service

    Slide 52 - Rte275S extends this traffic corridor to the Monroe CO line on dirt Haggerty & Clark Rds with commuter van service

    • Rte275S
    • 275S Details
  53. Rte275S extends this traffic corridor to the Monroe CO line on dirt Haggerty & Clark Rds with commuter van service

    Slide 53 - Rte275S extends this traffic corridor to the Monroe CO line on dirt Haggerty & Clark Rds with commuter van service

    • Rte275S
  54. Rte375 follows the Chrysler portion of I75 along Rivard, Russell, Oakland, Chrysler SD, & Stevenson Hwy, serving RenCen & DPM.

    Slide 54 - Rte375 follows the Chrysler portion of I75 along Rivard, Russell, Oakland, Chrysler SD, & Stevenson Hwy, serving RenCen & DPM.

    • Rte375
    • 375 Details
  55. Rte375 follows the Chrysler portion of I75 along Rivard, Russell, Oakland, Chrysler SD, & Stevenson Hwy, serving RenCen & DPM.

    Slide 55 - Rte375 follows the Chrysler portion of I75 along Rivard, Russell, Oakland, Chrysler SD, & Stevenson Hwy, serving RenCen & DPM.

    • Rte375
  56. Rte696 follows I696 the Reuther Fwy on 11Mile Rd.

    Slide 56 - Rte696 follows I696 the Reuther Fwy on 11Mile Rd.

    • Rte696
    • 696 Details
  57. Rte696 follows I696 the Reuther Fwy on 11Mile Rd.

    Slide 57 - Rte696 follows I696 the Reuther Fwy on 11Mile Rd.

    • Rte696
  58. Rte696W is a commuter van connector finishing the 11Mile corridor from Rte696 to the Livingston CO Line.

    Slide 58 - Rte696W is a commuter van connector finishing the 11Mile corridor from Rte696 to the Livingston CO Line.

    • Rte696W
    • 696W Details
  59. Rte696W is a commuter van connector finishing the 11Mile corridor from Rte696 to the Livingston CO Line.

    Slide 59 - Rte696W is a commuter van connector finishing the 11Mile corridor from Rte696 to the Livingston CO Line.

    • Rte696W
  60. This completes the interstate portion of the federal hwy routes.

    Slide 60 - This completes the interstate portion of the federal hwy routes.

  61. The next batch of federal roadways will be US Hwys and they’ll be Maroon to differentiate them from the Red Interstates.

    Slide 61 - The next batch of federal roadways will be US Hwys and they’ll be Maroon to differentiate them from the Red Interstates.

  62. Rte12 on Michigan Ave US-12 is our 1st US Hwy route.

    Slide 62 - Rte12 on Michigan Ave US-12 is our 1st US Hwy route.

    • Rte12
    • 12 Details
  63. Rte12 on Michigan Ave US-12 is our 1st US Hwy route.

    Slide 63 - Rte12 on Michigan Ave US-12 is our 1st US Hwy route.

    • Rte12
  64. Rte23 for US-23 runs mostly on Whitmore Lk & Carpenter Rds.

    Slide 64 - Rte23 for US-23 runs mostly on Whitmore Lk & Carpenter Rds.

    • Rte23
    • 23 Details
  65. Rte23 for US-23 runs mostly on Whitmore Lk & Carpenter Rds.

    Slide 65 - Rte23 for US-23 runs mostly on Whitmore Lk & Carpenter Rds.

    • Rte23
  66. Rte24 for US-24 runs on Dixie Hwy & Telegraph Rd.

    Slide 66 - Rte24 for US-24 runs on Dixie Hwy & Telegraph Rd.

    • Rte24
    • 24 Details
  67. Rte24 for US-24 runs on Dixie Hwy & Telegraph Rd.

    Slide 67 - Rte24 for US-24 runs on Dixie Hwy & Telegraph Rd.

    • Rte24
  68. Rte24G serves Great Lakes Crossing and continues the N-S corridor on Telegraph and Baldwin Rds after US-24 turns off NW on Dixie Hwy.

    Slide 68 - Rte24G serves Great Lakes Crossing and continues the N-S corridor on Telegraph and Baldwin Rds after US-24 turns off NW on Dixie Hwy.

    • Rte24G
    • 24G Details
  69. Rte24G serves Great Lakes Crossing and continues the N-S corridor on Telegraph and Baldwin Rds after US-24 turns off NW on Dixie Hwy.

    Slide 69 - Rte24G serves Great Lakes Crossing and continues the N-S corridor on Telegraph and Baldwin Rds after US-24 turns off NW on Dixie Hwy.

    • Rte24G
  70. Rte24B continues Baldwin  Rd to the Lapeer CO line as a connector after Baldwin becomes unpaved.

    Slide 70 - Rte24B continues Baldwin Rd to the Lapeer CO line as a connector after Baldwin becomes unpaved.

    • Rte24B
    • 24B Details
  71. Rte24B continues Baldwin  Rd to the Lapeer CO line as a connector after Baldwin becomes unpaved.

    Slide 71 - Rte24B continues Baldwin Rd to the Lapeer CO line as a connector after Baldwin becomes unpaved.

    • Rte24B
  72. This completes the US Hwy portion of the plan.

    Slide 72 - This completes the US Hwy portion of the plan.

  73. Next we run routes on/near state hwys which will be plotted in Lime Green on the map.

    Slide 73 - Next we run routes on/near state hwys which will be plotted in Lime Green on the map.

  74. Requesting grant $$$ from the state for the same reasons we asked for federal funds on the Interstate and US Hwy routes.

    Slide 74 - Requesting grant $$$ from the state for the same reasons we asked for federal funds on the Interstate and US Hwy routes.

  75. Its appropriate that the 1st mile-long paved roadway became M1 on Woodward.  Route continues n/o Bus75 on Joslyn.

    Slide 75 - Its appropriate that the 1st mile-long paved roadway became M1 on Woodward. Route continues n/o Bus75 on Joslyn.

    • Rte1
    • 1 Details
  76. Its appropriate that the 1st mile-long paved roadway became M1 on Woodward.  Route continues n/o Bus75 on Joslyn.

    Slide 76 - Its appropriate that the 1st mile-long paved roadway became M1 on Woodward. Route continues n/o Bus75 on Joslyn.

    • Rte1
  77. Rte3 runs on Gratiot M3 and Memphis RidgeM19 & Fort M85.

    Slide 77 - Rte3 runs on Gratiot M3 and Memphis RidgeM19 & Fort M85.

    • Rte3
    • 3 Details
  78. Rte3 runs on Gratiot M3 and Memphis RidgeM19 & Fort M85.

    Slide 78 - Rte3 runs on Gratiot M3 and Memphis RidgeM19 & Fort M85.

    • Rte3
  79. Rte10 runs on Northwestern Hwy, James Couzens & John C Lodge (all M10).

    Slide 79 - Rte10 runs on Northwestern Hwy, James Couzens & John C Lodge (all M10).

    • Rte10
    • 10 Details
  80. Rte10 runs on Northwestern Hwy, James Couzens & John C Lodge (all M10).

    Slide 80 - Rte10 runs on Northwestern Hwy, James Couzens & John C Lodge (all M10).

    • Rte10
  81. Rte10N connects main route 10 with Greenfield, Southfield 8&9 Mile Rds and the Northland Mall area attractions.

    Slide 81 - Rte10N connects main route 10 with Greenfield, Southfield 8&9 Mile Rds and the Northland Mall area attractions.

    • Rte10N
    • 10N Details
  82. Rte10N connects main route 10 with Greenfield, Southfield 8&9 Mile Rds and the Northland Mall area attractions.

    Slide 82 - Rte10N connects main route 10 with Greenfield, Southfield 8&9 Mile Rds and the Northland Mall area attractions.

    • Rte10N
  83. Rte15 runs up Ortonville Rd from Dixie Hwy to the Oakland-Genesee CO line.

    Slide 83 - Rte15 runs up Ortonville Rd from Dixie Hwy to the Oakland-Genesee CO line.

    • Rte15
    • 15 Details
  84. Rte15 runs up Ortonville Rd from Dixie Hwy to the Oakland-Genesee CO line.

    Slide 84 - Rte15 runs up Ortonville Rd from Dixie Hwy to the Oakland-Genesee CO line.

    • Rte15
  85. M17 runs on Ecorse, Washtenaw, Huron, Jackson and shares roadway with Bus94 and Bus23.  Rte23 isn’t on Jackson but is on Greenfield & Adams.

    Slide 85 - M17 runs on Ecorse, Washtenaw, Huron, Jackson and shares roadway with Bus94 and Bus23. Rte23 isn’t on Jackson but is on Greenfield & Adams.

    • Rte17
    • 17 Details
  86. M17 runs on Ecorse, Washtenaw Huron Jackson and shares roadway with Bus94 and Bus23.

    Slide 86 - M17 runs on Ecorse, Washtenaw Huron Jackson and shares roadway with Bus94 and Bus23.

    • Rte17
    • More 17 Details
  87. Ecorse dumps into Allen which dumps into Greenfield which connects with Schaefer.  Adams picks up after Greenfield ends.

    Slide 87 - Ecorse dumps into Allen which dumps into Greenfield which connects with Schaefer. Adams picks up after Greenfield ends.

    • Rte17
  88. Rte17A continues the Ecorse corridor W on Cross and Packard when M-17 cuts NW in Ypsi toward Ann Arbor.

    Slide 88 - Rte17A continues the Ecorse corridor W on Cross and Packard when M-17 cuts NW in Ypsi toward Ann Arbor.

    • Rte17A
    • 17A Details
  89. Rte17A continues the Ecorse corridor W on Cross and Packard when M-17 cuts NW in Ypsi toward Ann Arbor.

    Slide 89 - Rte17A continues the Ecorse corridor W on Cross and Packard when M-17 cuts NW in Ypsi toward Ann Arbor.

    • Rte17A
  90. Rte17Y connects the industrial area of the Willow Run By-Pass with the Airport (YIP), Rawsonville and Ecorse Rds & I94 SD.

    Slide 90 - Rte17Y connects the industrial area of the Willow Run By-Pass with the Airport (YIP), Rawsonville and Ecorse Rds & I94 SD.

    • Rte17Y
    • 17Y Details
  91. Rte17Y connects the industrial area of the Willow Run By-Pass with the Airport (YIP), Rawsonville and Ecorse Rds & I94 SD.

    Slide 91 - Rte17Y connects the industrial area of the Willow Run By-Pass with the Airport (YIP), Rawsonville and Ecorse Rds & I94 SD.

    • Rte17Y
  92. Rte17N completes the Adams corridor to the Oakland-Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 92 - Rte17N completes the Adams corridor to the Oakland-Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte17N
    • 17N Details
  93. Rte17N completes the Adams corridor to the Oakland-Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 93 - Rte17N completes the Adams corridor to the Oakland-Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte17N
  94. Rte17W completes the Rte17A Packard/Eisenhower Pkwy/Briarwood Mall corridor W to the Jackson Co line on  Waters.

    Slide 94 - Rte17W completes the Rte17A Packard/Eisenhower Pkwy/Briarwood Mall corridor W to the Jackson Co line on Waters.

    • Rte17W
    • 17W Details
  95. Rte17W completes the Rte17A Packard/Eisenhower Pkwy/Briarwood Mall corridor W to the Jackson Co line on  Waters.

    Slide 95 - Rte17W completes the Rte17A Packard/Eisenhower Pkwy/Briarwood Mall corridor W to the Jackson Co line on Waters.

    • Rte17W
  96. Rte19 runs mainly down the 23 Mile corridor from Anchorville to Oakland International Airport (PTK).  M19 is on the east end.

    Slide 96 - Rte19 runs mainly down the 23 Mile corridor from Anchorville to Oakland International Airport (PTK). M19 is on the east end.

    • Rte19
    • 19 Details
  97. Rte19’s E end forms a triangle connecting Chesterfield, New Baltimore & New Haven on M3, M29 and M19…

    Slide 97 - Rte19’s E end forms a triangle connecting Chesterfield, New Baltimore & New Haven on M3, M29 and M19…

    • Rte19
    • More 19 Details
  98. …then Rte19 continues the bottom of the triangle W down 23 Mile, Avon and University, serving Oakland Univ & Pontiac.

    Slide 98 - …then Rte19 continues the bottom of the triangle W down 23 Mile, Avon and University, serving Oakland Univ & Pontiac.

    • Rte19
    • More 19 Details
  99. …then Rte19 continues W from Pontiac’s Widetrack loop into the Oakland CO service center and to Oakland Intl Airport (PTK).

    Slide 99 - …then Rte19 continues W from Pontiac’s Widetrack loop into the Oakland CO service center and to Oakland Intl Airport (PTK).

    • Rte19
  100. Rte19W continues the 23 Mile corridor to the Livingston CO line on various, mainly dirt, roads.

    Slide 100 - Rte19W continues the 23 Mile corridor to the Livingston CO line on various, mainly dirt, roads.

    • Rte19W
    • 19W Details
  101. Rte19W continues the 23 Mile corridor to the Livingston CO line on various, mainly dirt, roads.

    Slide 101 - Rte19W continues the 23 Mile corridor to the Livingston CO line on various, mainly dirt, roads.

    • Rte19W
  102. Rte25 runs on M24 Lapeer Rd.  The #24 was unavailable because it was used on US24 Telegraph/Dixie Hwy.

    Slide 102 - Rte25 runs on M24 Lapeer Rd. The #24 was unavailable because it was used on US24 Telegraph/Dixie Hwy.

    • Rte25
    • 25 Details
  103. Lapeer dumps into Opdyke and Cranbrook picks up that corridor, changing into Evergreen.  Pelham & Allen finish up S.

    Slide 103 - Lapeer dumps into Opdyke and Cranbrook picks up that corridor, changing into Evergreen. Pelham & Allen finish up S.

    • Rte25
  104. Rte39 runs on the SDs for M39 the Southfield Fwy, continuing on Southfield & Squirrel Rds.

    Slide 104 - Rte39 runs on the SDs for M39 the Southfield Fwy, continuing on Southfield & Squirrel Rds.

    • Rte39
    • 39 Details
  105. Rte39 runs on the SDs for M39 the Southfield Fwy, continuing on Southfield & Squirrel Rds.

    Slide 105 - Rte39 runs on the SDs for M39 the Southfield Fwy, continuing on Southfield & Squirrel Rds.

    • Rte39
    • Rte39
  106. Rte39F is the Fairlane connector which ties Southfield together with Ford M153 & Evergreen Rds, Hubbard & Michigan Ave US12.

    Slide 106 - Rte39F is the Fairlane connector which ties Southfield together with Ford M153 & Evergreen Rds, Hubbard & Michigan Ave US12.

    • Rte39F
    • 39F Details
  107. Rte39F is the Fairlane connector which ties Southfield together with Ford M153 & Evergreen Rds, Hubbard & Michigan Ave US12.

    Slide 107 - Rte39F is the Fairlane connector which ties Southfield together with Ford M153 & Evergreen Rds, Hubbard & Michigan Ave US12.

    • Rte39F
  108. Rte39G as in Greenfield Village serves The Henry Ford, a hotel, another hospital and the Ford Motor technical complex.

    Slide 108 - Rte39G as in Greenfield Village serves The Henry Ford, a hotel, another hospital and the Ford Motor technical complex.

    • Rte39G
    • 39G Details
  109. Rte39G as in Greenfield Village serves The Henry Ford, a hotel, another hospital and the Ford Motor technical complex.

    Slide 109 - Rte39G as in Greenfield Village serves The Henry Ford, a hotel, another hospital and the Ford Motor technical complex.

    • Rte39G
  110. Rte39N is the North connector completing Squirrel Rd to the Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 110 - Rte39N is the North connector completing Squirrel Rd to the Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte39N
    • 39N Details
  111. Rte39N is the North connector completing Squirrel Rd to the Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 111 - Rte39N is the North connector completing Squirrel Rd to the Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte39N
  112. Rte52 serves the length of M52 in Washtenaw CO, connecting Chelsea & Manchester with the Stockbridge & Clinton areas.

    Slide 112 - Rte52 serves the length of M52 in Washtenaw CO, connecting Chelsea & Manchester with the Stockbridge & Clinton areas.

    • Rte52
    • 52 Details
  113. Rte52 serves the length of M52 in Washtenaw CO, connecting Chelsea & Manchester with the Stockbridge & Clinton areas.

    Slide 113 - Rte52 serves the length of M52 in Washtenaw CO, connecting Chelsea & Manchester with the Stockbridge & Clinton areas.

    • Rte52
  114. Rte53 runs on Van Dyke M53.

    Slide 114 - Rte53 runs on Van Dyke M53.

    • Rte53
    • 53 Details
  115. Rte53 runs on Van Dyke M53.

    Slide 115 - Rte53 runs on Van Dyke M53.

    • Rte53
  116. Rte59 is sponsored by the letter H, running on Highland, Huron and Hall Rds.

    Slide 116 - Rte59 is sponsored by the letter H, running on Highland, Huron and Hall Rds.

    • Rte59
    • 59 Details
  117. Rte59 is sponsored by the letter H, running on Highland, Huron and Hall Rds.

    Slide 117 - Rte59 is sponsored by the letter H, running on Highland, Huron and Hall Rds.

    • Rte59
  118. After M59 splits NW off Hall road, Rte59W continues to complete 20 Mile on South Blvd, Cass Lk and Cooley Lk Rds.

    Slide 118 - After M59 splits NW off Hall road, Rte59W continues to complete 20 Mile on South Blvd, Cass Lk and Cooley Lk Rds.

    • Rte59W
    • 59W Details
  119. After M59 splits NW off Hall road, Rte59W continues to complete 20 Mile on South Blvd, Cass Lk and Cooley Lk Rds.

    Slide 119 - After M59 splits NW off Hall road, Rte59W continues to complete 20 Mile on South Blvd, Cass Lk and Cooley Lk Rds.

    • Rte59W
  120. Rte97 serves M97 Hoover, Groesbeck, Gunston and North Ave, along with DET (City Airport).

    Slide 120 - Rte97 serves M97 Hoover, Groesbeck, Gunston and North Ave, along with DET (City Airport).

    • Rte97
    • 97 Details
  121. Rte97 serves M97 Hoover, Groesbeck, Gunston and North Ave, along with DET (City Airport).

    Slide 121 - Rte97 serves M97 Hoover, Groesbeck, Gunston and North Ave, along with DET (City Airport).

    • Rte97
  122. Rte102 serves M102 along the state’s baseline, serving 8 Mile and Vernier.

    Slide 122 - Rte102 serves M102 along the state’s baseline, serving 8 Mile and Vernier.

    • Rte102
    • 102 Details
  123. Rte102 serves M102 along the state’s baseline, serving 8 Mile and Vernier.

    Slide 123 - Rte102 serves M102 along the state’s baseline, serving 8 Mile and Vernier.

    • Rte102
  124. After M102 turns SE on Vernier, the 8 mile corridor is completed by Rte102E.

    Slide 124 - After M102 turns SE on Vernier, the 8 mile corridor is completed by Rte102E.

    • Rte102E
    • 102E Details
  125. After M102 turns SE on Vernier, the 8 mile corridor is completed by Rte102E.

    Slide 125 - After M102 turns SE on Vernier, the 8 mile corridor is completed by Rte102E.

    • Rte102E
  126. Rte102M continues the corridor WB once 8 mile becomes dirt, until its paved again in the Whitmore Lk area...

    Slide 126 - Rte102M continues the corridor WB once 8 mile becomes dirt, until its paved again in the Whitmore Lk area...

    • Rte102M
    • 102M Details
  127. Rte102M continues the corridor WB once 8 mile becomes dirt, until its paved again in the Whitmore Lk area...

    Slide 127 - Rte102M continues the corridor WB once 8 mile becomes dirt, until its paved again in the Whitmore Lk area...

    • Rte102M
  128. … where Rte102W picks up bus service from Whitmore Lk to Unadilla after the middle connector.

    Slide 128 - … where Rte102W picks up bus service from Whitmore Lk to Unadilla after the middle connector.

    • Rte102W
    • 102W Details
  129. … where Rte102W picks up bus service from Whitmore Lk to Unadilla after the middle connector.

    Slide 129 - … where Rte102W picks up bus service from Whitmore Lk to Unadilla after the middle connector.

    • Rte102W
  130. The 8 Mile/Baseline corridor is completed to the Jackson CO line by connector Rte102J.

    Slide 130 - The 8 Mile/Baseline corridor is completed to the Jackson CO line by connector Rte102J.

    • Rte102J
    • 102J Details
  131. The 8 Mile/Baseline corridor is completed to the Jackson CO line by connector Rte102J.

    Slide 131 - The 8 Mile/Baseline corridor is completed to the Jackson CO line by connector Rte102J.

    • Rte102J
  132. Rte150 for Rochester Rd M150, continues SB Main and then Livernois after Rochester ends into Main in Royal Oak.

    Slide 132 - Rte150 for Rochester Rd M150, continues SB Main and then Livernois after Rochester ends into Main in Royal Oak.

    • Rte150
    • 150 Details
  133. Rte150 for Rochester Rd M150, continues SB Main and then Livernois after Rochester ends into Main in Royal Oak.

    Slide 133 - Rte150 for Rochester Rd M150, continues SB Main and then Livernois after Rochester ends into Main in Royal Oak.

    • Rte150
  134. Rte150L continues Main NB into Livernois after M150 splits off Main to the NE on Rochester.

    Slide 134 - Rte150L continues Main NB into Livernois after M150 splits off Main to the NE on Rochester.

    • Rte150L
    • 150L Details
  135. Rte150L continues Main NB into Livernois after M150 splits off Main to the NE on Rochester.

    Slide 135 - Rte150L continues Main NB into Livernois after M150 splits off Main to the NE on Rochester.

    • Rte150L
  136. Rte150N continues Livernois NB  to the Lapeer CO line once the pavements ends.  THIS COMPLETES THE STATE HWYS!

    Slide 136 - Rte150N continues Livernois NB to the Lapeer CO line once the pavements ends. THIS COMPLETES THE STATE HWYS!

    • Rte150N
    • 150N Details
  137. Rte150N continues Livernois NB  to the Lapeer CO line once the pavements ends.  THIS COMPLETES THE STATE HWYS!

    Slide 137 - Rte150N continues Livernois NB to the Lapeer CO line once the pavements ends. THIS COMPLETES THE STATE HWYS!

    • Rte150N
  138. All Hwys federal and state are pictured here.  Now you can see the County lines without shading because of all the loose ends.

    Slide 138 - All Hwys federal and state are pictured here. Now you can see the County lines without shading because of all the loose ends.

  139. Let’s tie up those loose ends with routes on the county lines.

    Slide 139 - Let’s tie up those loose ends with routes on the county lines.

  140. The county line routes are dark green and 8 pixels wide.

    Slide 140 - The county line routes are dark green and 8 pixels wide.

  141. Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs.  This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    Slide 141 - Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs. This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    • Rte40
    • 40 Details
  142. Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs.  This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    Slide 142 - Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs. This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    • Rte40
    • More 40 Details
  143. Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs.  This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    Slide 143 - Starting with Rte40 on the east boarder of Wayne & Macomb COs. This follows Jefferson, Biddle, Lakeshore & Countyline.

    • Rte40
  144. Route40B runs in Belle Isle State Park.

    Slide 144 - Route40B runs in Belle Isle State Park.

    • Rte40B
    • 40B Details
  145. Route40B runs in Belle Isle State Park.

    Slide 145 - Route40B runs in Belle Isle State Park.

    • Rte40B
  146. Route40G is connector service on Grosse Isle.

    Slide 146 - Route40G is connector service on Grosse Isle.

    • Rte40G
    • 40G Details
  147. Route40G is connector service on Grosse Isle.

    Slide 147 - Route40G is connector service on Grosse Isle.

    • Rte40G
  148. All prior routes were along the US-Canada Border, Rte40C runs between Macomb and St Clair COs on dirt County Line Rd.

    Slide 148 - All prior routes were along the US-Canada Border, Rte40C runs between Macomb and St Clair COs on dirt County Line Rd.

    • Rte40C
    • 40C Details
  149. All prior routes were along the US-Canada Border, Rte40C runs between Macomb and St Clair COs on dirt County Line Rd.

    Slide 149 - All prior routes were along the US-Canada Border, Rte40C runs between Macomb and St Clair COs on dirt County Line Rd.

    • Rte40C
  150. Rte41 the Oakland-Macomb CO line runs on Dequindre, continuing in Detroit/Hamtramck as Conant, Jos Compau & Chene.

    Slide 150 - Rte41 the Oakland-Macomb CO line runs on Dequindre, continuing in Detroit/Hamtramck as Conant, Jos Compau & Chene.

    • Rte41
    • 41 Details
  151. Rte41 the Oakland-Macomb CO line runs on Dequindre, continuing in Detroit/Hamtramck as Conant, Jos Compau & Chene.

    Slide 151 - Rte41 the Oakland-Macomb CO line runs on Dequindre, continuing in Detroit/Hamtramck as Conant, Jos Compau & Chene.

    • Rte41
  152. Rte41N continues this traffic corridor up to the Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 152 - Rte41N continues this traffic corridor up to the Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte41N
    • 41N Details
  153. Rte41N continues this traffic corridor up to the Lapeer CO line.

    Slide 153 - Rte41N continues this traffic corridor up to the Lapeer CO line.

    • Rte41N
  154. Rte42 is the paved Wayne-Washtenaw line on Napier and Rawsonville Rds.

    Slide 154 - Rte42 is the paved Wayne-Washtenaw line on Napier and Rawsonville Rds.

    • Rte42
    • 42 Details
  155. Rte42 is the paved Wayne-Washtenaw line on Napier and Rawsonville Rds.

    Slide 155 - Rte42 is the paved Wayne-Washtenaw line on Napier and Rawsonville Rds.

    • Rte42
  156. Rte42N continues N up unpaved Napier and into Oakland Co, continuing the corridor on Old Plank and Wixom (et al).

    Slide 156 - Rte42N continues N up unpaved Napier and into Oakland Co, continuing the corridor on Old Plank and Wixom (et al).

    • Rte42N
    • 42N Details
  157. Rte42N continues N up unpaved Napier and into Oakland Co, continuing the corridor on Old Plank and Wixom (et al).

    Slide 157 - Rte42N continues N up unpaved Napier and into Oakland Co, continuing the corridor on Old Plank and Wixom (et al).

    • Rte42N
  158. Rte43 is the Southern Wayne & Washtenaw line with Monroe CO, running on Oakville-Waltz, Will Carlton & Gibraltar.

    Slide 158 - Rte43 is the Southern Wayne & Washtenaw line with Monroe CO, running on Oakville-Waltz, Will Carlton & Gibraltar.

    • Rte43
    • 43 Details
  159. Rte43 is the Southern Wayne & Washtenaw line with Monroe CO, running on Oakville-Waltz, Will Carlton & Gibraltar.

    Slide 159 - Rte43 is the Southern Wayne & Washtenaw line with Monroe CO, running on Oakville-Waltz, Will Carlton & Gibraltar.

    • Rte43
  160. Rte43G completes the Gibraltar corridor E from where the CO line turns S along the Huron RIver.

    Slide 160 - Rte43G completes the Gibraltar corridor E from where the CO line turns S along the Huron RIver.

    • Rte43G
    • 43G Details
  161. Rte43G completes the Gibraltar corridor E from where the CO line turns S along the Huron RIver.

    Slide 161 - Rte43G completes the Gibraltar corridor E from where the CO line turns S along the Huron RIver.

    • Rte43G
  162. Rte43W is connector service between the end of paved Oakville-Waltz & US12 in Clinton, mostly along Lenawee CO.

    Slide 162 - Rte43W is connector service between the end of paved Oakville-Waltz & US12 in Clinton, mostly along Lenawee CO.

    • Rte43W
    • 43W Details
  163. Rte43W is connector service between the end of paved Oakville-Waltz & US12 in Clinton, mostly along Lenawee CO.

    Slide 163 - Rte43W is connector service between the end of paved Oakville-Waltz & US12 in Clinton, mostly along Lenawee CO.

    • Rte43W
  164. Rte44 is connector along the N edge of Oakland & Macomb Cos as they border Genesee, Lapeer and St Clair COs.

    Slide 164 - Rte44 is connector along the N edge of Oakland & Macomb Cos as they border Genesee, Lapeer and St Clair COs.

    • Rte44
    • 44 Details
  165. Rte44 is connector along the N edge of Oakland & Macomb Cos as they border Genesee, Lapeer and St Clair COs.

    Slide 165 - Rte44 is connector along the N edge of Oakland & Macomb Cos as they border Genesee, Lapeer and St Clair COs.

    • Rte44
  166. Rte45 runs on Dixboro Rd in a line with the Oakland-Livingston CO border, but runs in Washtenaw CO in this travel corridor.

    Slide 166 - Rte45 runs on Dixboro Rd in a line with the Oakland-Livingston CO border, but runs in Washtenaw CO in this travel corridor.

    • Rte45
    • 45 Details
  167. Rte45 runs on Dixboro Rd in a line with the Oakland-Livingston CO border, but runs in Washtenaw CO in this travel corridor.

    Slide 167 - Rte45 runs on Dixboro Rd in a line with the Oakland-Livingston CO border, but runs in Washtenaw CO in this travel corridor.

    • Rte45
  168. Rte45L runs N/o the paved route on Dixboro, but mostly on Tipsico Lk on the actual Oakland-Livingston Line.

    Slide 168 - Rte45L runs N/o the paved route on Dixboro, but mostly on Tipsico Lk on the actual Oakland-Livingston Line.

    • Rte45L
    • 45L Details
  169. Rte45L runs N/o the paved route on Dixboro, but mostly on Tipsico Lk on the actual Oakland-Livingston Line.

    Slide 169 - Rte45L runs N/o the paved route on Dixboro, but mostly on Tipsico Lk on the actual Oakland-Livingston Line.

    • Rte45L
  170. Rte45S completes this N-S corridor in Washtenaw CO down to the Monroe CO line.

    Slide 170 - Rte45S completes this N-S corridor in Washtenaw CO down to the Monroe CO line.

    • Rte45S
    • 45S Details
  171. Rte45S completes this N-S corridor in Washtenaw CO down to the Monroe CO line.

    Slide 171 - Rte45S completes this N-S corridor in Washtenaw CO down to the Monroe CO line.

    • Rte45S
  172. Rte46 is commuter van service along the W edge of Washtenaw CO at the Jackson CO line.

    Slide 172 - Rte46 is commuter van service along the W edge of Washtenaw CO at the Jackson CO line.

    • Rte46
    • 46 Details
  173. Rte46 is commuter van service along the W edge of Washtenaw CO at the Jackson CO line.

    Slide 173 - Rte46 is commuter van service along the W edge of Washtenaw CO at the Jackson CO line.

    • Rte46
    • 46 Details
  174. Rte47 runs on Rogell and Dingell (Wayne CO Rds in Detroit-Wayne CO Metropolitan Airport (DTW)) & Airport service should be in our primary group of routes.

    Slide 174 - Rte47 runs on Rogell and Dingell (Wayne CO Rds in Detroit-Wayne CO Metropolitan Airport (DTW)) & Airport service should be in our primary group of routes.

    • Rte47
    • 47 Details
  175. Rte47 runs on Rogell and Dingell (Wayne CO Rds in Detroit-Wayne CO Metropolitan Airport (DTW)) …

    Slide 175 - Rte47 runs on Rogell and Dingell (Wayne CO Rds in Detroit-Wayne CO Metropolitan Airport (DTW)) …

    • Rte47
    • More 47 Details
  176. The airport rds connect to Merriman that runs N out of the airport & changes name to Orchard Lk in Oakland CO.

    Slide 176 - The airport rds connect to Merriman that runs N out of the airport & changes name to Orchard Lk in Oakland CO.

    • More 47 Details
    • Rte47
  177. Orchard Lk Rd bends NE around the Lk proper and keeps bending to miss Cass and Crystal Lks, entering Pontiac EB.

    Slide 177 - Orchard Lk Rd bends NE around the Lk proper and keeps bending to miss Cass and Crystal Lks, entering Pontiac EB.

    • More 47 Details
    • Rte47
  178. In downtown Pontiac as the roadway passes under the Phoenix Center, it becomes Old State Hwy59/Auburn Rd.

    Slide 178 - In downtown Pontiac as the roadway passes under the Phoenix Center, it becomes Old State Hwy59/Auburn Rd.

    • More 47 Details
    • Rte47
  179. Auburn runs E-W in the 21 Mile corridor until it hits the Clinton River near Utica and is forced to bend SB  …

    Slide 179 - Auburn runs E-W in the 21 Mile corridor until it hits the Clinton River near Utica and is forced to bend SB …

    • More 47 Details
    • Rte47
  180. Where it becomes Mound Rd, which dumps into …

    Slide 180 - Where it becomes Mound Rd, which dumps into …

    • More 47 Details
    • Rte47
  181. … Mt Elliott near Caniff and Lynch at the RR overpass.  Rte47 makes a U in 3COs.

    Slide 181 - … Mt Elliott near Caniff and Lynch at the RR overpass. Rte47 makes a U in 3COs.

    • Rte47
  182. Rte47S runs on dirt Merriman S/o the Airport as commuter van service, completing the County lines except for M102/US12.

    Slide 182 - Rte47S runs on dirt Merriman S/o the Airport as commuter van service, completing the County lines except for M102/US12.

    • Rte47S
    • 47S Details
  183. Rte47S runs on dirt Merriman S/o the Airport as commuter van service, completing the County lines except for M102/US12.

    Slide 183 - Rte47S runs on dirt Merriman S/o the Airport as commuter van service, completing the County lines except for M102/US12.

    • Rte47S
  184. These 4 groups of primary routes form the foundation of the plan & are Level 1 service.  24-hour service w/ short waits.

    Slide 184 - These 4 groups of primary routes form the foundation of the plan & are Level 1 service. 24-hour service w/ short waits.

  185. Level 1 Wait Times

    Slide 185 - Level 1 Wait Times

    • Period
    • Coach
    • Commuter Van
    • Peak
    • 15
    • 30
    • Day
    • 20
    • 40
    • Evening
    • 30
    • 60
    • Overnight
    • 40
    • 80
  186. So if the level 1 routesare the foundation, and we’re building something (a transportation system) … What comes next?

    Slide 186 - So if the level 1 routesare the foundation, and we’re building something (a transportation system) … What comes next?

  187. TheFrame

    Slide 187 - TheFrame

  188. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 188 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
  189. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 189 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
  190. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 190 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
    • Sturdy also means it will last a very long time.
  191. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 191 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
    • Sturdy also means it will last a very long time.
    • And its …
  192. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 192 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
    • Sturdy also means it will last a very long time.
    • And its … already here!!!
  193. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 193 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
    • Sturdy also means it will last a very long time.
    • And its … already here!!!
    • So we don’t have to design or measure …
  194. Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    Slide 194 - Let’s Build our Frame … What qualities does a good frame have?

    • It’s square, so everything on it fits nice and plumb.
    • It’s sturdy (so it supports future growth).
    • Sturdy also means it will last a very long time.
    • And its … already here!!!
    • So we don’t have to design or measure …
    • Just run the busses where the design indicates they belong.
  195. This Southeast Michigan map is blank without anything for the plan drawn on it…do you see squares?

    Slide 195 - This Southeast Michigan map is blank without anything for the plan drawn on it…do you see squares?

  196. The first attribute was square … if we ran a chalk-line across Michigan to square everything to, it would be like

    Slide 196 - The first attribute was square … if we ran a chalk-line across Michigan to square everything to, it would be like

  197. This slightly arced line (arced because the map is flat and earth is round, not because it isn’t really a straight line) is the BASELINE. —–—

    Slide 197 - This slightly arced line (arced because the map is flat and earth is round, not because it isn’t really a straight line) is the BASELINE. —–—

  198. The line running north-south through the state through the middle of Ingham CO or between Lenawee and Hillsdale COs is the state’s RANGELINE. —–—

    Slide 198 - The line running north-south through the state through the middle of Ingham CO or between Lenawee and Hillsdale COs is the state’s RANGELINE. —–—

  199. The star is the origin point (zero) where the base and range lines crossand all townships are numbered from here. —–—

    Slide 199 - The star is the origin point (zero) where the base and range lines crossand all townships are numbered from here. —–—

  200. Townships are 6 miles wide by 6 miles tall (or 36 miles in area), and never straddle counties, so all county lines are on township lines.  Visible township lengths are circled.–——–—

    Slide 200 - Townships are 6 miles wide by 6 miles tall (or 36 miles in area), and never straddle counties, so all county lines are on township lines. Visible township lengths are circled.–——–—

  201. The plan (we’ll get into whose plan later) was that every 4th township line from the range and base lines would be a super-township line, and the basis for counties.

    Slide 201 - The plan (we’ll get into whose plan later) was that every 4th township line from the range and base lines would be a super-township line, and the basis for counties.

  202. The plan (we’ll get into whose plan later) was that every 4th township line from the range and base lines would be a super-township line, and the basis for counties.

    Slide 202 - The plan (we’ll get into whose plan later) was that every 4th township line from the range and base lines would be a super-township line, and the basis for counties.

  203. So Ingham and Livingston counties are ideal county size (4 twps x 4 twps, or 24x24 miles),but not ideal because they straddle & are not bounded by super twp lines.

    Slide 203 - So Ingham and Livingston counties are ideal county size (4 twps x 4 twps, or 24x24 miles),but not ideal because they straddle & are not bounded by super twp lines.

  204. We mentioned that the frame is meant to be sturdy to last and that I didn’t design it … Who designed it, when and why?

    Slide 204 - We mentioned that the frame is meant to be sturdy to last and that I didn’t design it … Who designed it, when and why?

  205. The same person who wrote the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to The Constitution and some of the Articles in the Bill of Rights.

    Slide 205 - The same person who wrote the Declaration of Independence, the Preamble to The Constitution and some of the Articles in the Bill of Rights.

  206. Thomas Jefferson drafted legislation for the 1st Continental Congress so that the planned Ohio Territory would be based on a township model.

    Slide 206 - Thomas Jefferson drafted legislation for the 1st Continental Congress so that the planned Ohio Territory would be based on a township model.

  207. Jefferson was a statesman and farmer… Who did he know who was a Civil Engeneer?

    Slide 207 - Jefferson was a statesman and farmer… Who did he know who was a Civil Engeneer?

  208. George Washington was a Civil Engineer who surveyed sites for the British Army before using his military training to lead the Revolutionary Army.

    Slide 208 - George Washington was a Civil Engineer who surveyed sites for the British Army before using his military training to lead the Revolutionary Army.

  209. Why did Jefferson want local government Township-Sized… Democracy requires Education!

    Slide 209 - Why did Jefferson want local government Township-Sized… Democracy requires Education!

  210. Once the township’s population reached a certain number, federal law required the township to create a schoolboard to Build a Public School at the center!

    Slide 210 - Once the township’s population reached a certain number, federal law required the township to create a schoolboard to Build a Public School at the center!

  211. So towns would grow up near the centers of townships along township center roads.

    Slide 211 - So towns would grow up near the centers of townships along township center roads.

  212. Here is the geographic center of the full Redford Twp with important routes highlighted.

    Slide 212 - Here is the geographic center of the full Redford Twp with important routes highlighted.

  213. Here are all of the townships in the RTA service area and the bordering townships outside the area for permit purposes.

    Slide 213 - Here are all of the townships in the RTA service area and the bordering townships outside the area for permit purposes.

  214. So unless we think Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were a couple of hacks, we should Build our frame along township centers!

    Slide 214 - So unless we think Thomas Jefferson and George Washington were a couple of hacks, we should Build our frame along township centers!

  215. There are only 2 point where 3 of 4 counties involved intersect and I was designing a Tri-county plan prior to RTA hoping to merge D-DOT & SMART, so the pin is this plan’s origin point.

    Slide 215 - There are only 2 point where 3 of 4 counties involved intersect and I was designing a Tri-county plan prior to RTA hoping to merge D-DOT & SMART, so the pin is this plan’s origin point.

  216. To be fair, roads should be added out in all directions equally from this origin, using a North, East, South, West pattern.

    Slide 216 - To be fair, roads should be added out in all directions equally from this origin, using a North, East, South, West pattern.

  217. 3 miles North of the Baseline on 8 Mile is 11 Mile, the 1st twp center.  It’s already in place as Rte696 for the Reuther Fwy.

    Slide 217 - 3 miles North of the Baseline on 8 Mile is 11 Mile, the 1st twp center. It’s already in place as Rte696 for the Reuther Fwy.

    • Rte696
  218. 3 miles East of Dequindre is Van Dyke.  It’s already in place as Rte53 for M-53.  Note that Centerline is at the intersection of 2.

    Slide 218 - 3 miles East of Dequindre is Van Dyke. It’s already in place as Rte53 for M-53. Note that Centerline is at the intersection of 2.

    • Rte53
  219. 3 miles South of 8Mile/Baseline is 5 Mile.  It’s Fenkell thru the city and continues east on Carpenter, Lynch, Houston-Whittier.

    Slide 219 - 3 miles South of 8Mile/Baseline is 5 Mile. It’s Fenkell thru the city and continues east on Carpenter, Lynch, Houston-Whittier.

    • Rte5W
    • 5W Details
    • 5 Details
  220. 3 miles South of 8Mile/Baseline is 5 Mile.  It’s Fenkell thru the city and continues east on Carpenter, Lynch, Houston-Whittier.

    Slide 220 - 3 miles South of 8Mile/Baseline is 5 Mile. It’s Fenkell thru the city and continues east on Carpenter, Lynch, Houston-Whittier.

    • Rte5
    • 5W Details
  221. Rte5W continues the 5Mile corridor to the west until the I96/Schoolcraft corridor merges in to cover this on North Territorial.

    Slide 221 - Rte5W continues the 5Mile corridor to the west until the I96/Schoolcraft corridor merges in to cover this on North Territorial.

    • Rte5W
  222. 3 miles West of Dequindre is Livernois, which has existing coverage as part of the M150 Rochester Rd corridor.

    Slide 222 - 3 miles West of Dequindre is Livernois, which has existing coverage as part of the M150 Rochester Rd corridor.

    • Rte150
  223. This 6 x 6 square around the origin point shows the center without the large green pin/label cluttering up the map.

    Slide 223 - This 6 x 6 square around the origin point shows the center without the large green pin/label cluttering up the map.

  224. Just to demonstrate how important twp centers are, note that 3 of the 4 surrounding our geo center grew into highways.

    Slide 224 - Just to demonstrate how important twp centers are, note that 3 of the 4 surrounding our geo center grew into highways.

  225. For the 2nd Twp out from Origin, we add N) 50/50W (17Mile), E) 130/130N (Heydenreich/Mack), S) 54/54M/54J (Cherry Hill) & W) 76 (Lahser/Giddings/Monroe/Pardee/Rancho/Gudith).

    Slide 225 - For the 2nd Twp out from Origin, we add N) 50/50W (17Mile), E) 130/130N (Heydenreich/Mack), S) 54/54M/54J (Cherry Hill) & W) 76 (Lahser/Giddings/Monroe/Pardee/Rancho/Gudith).

    • Rte76
    • Rte50
    • Rte50W
    • Rte130
    • Rte130N
    • Rte54
    • Rte54M
    • Rte54J
    • 50 Details
    • 50W Details
    • 130 Details
    • 130N Details
    • 54 Details
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  226. The 2nd Twp center north of the origin runs down the 17 Mile corridor.

    Slide 226 - The 2nd Twp center north of the origin runs down the 17 Mile corridor.

    • Rte50
    • 50W Details
    • 130 Details
    • 130N Details
    • 54 Details
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  227. And requires a connector van extension to reach the Oakland-Livingston line.

    Slide 227 - And requires a connector van extension to reach the Oakland-Livingston line.

    • Rte50W
    • 130 Details
    • 130N Details
    • 54 Details
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  228. The next township center east is Heydenreich at M59.  South of here its on Little Mack, Greater Mack and Mack.

    Slide 228 - The next township center east is Heydenreich at M59. South of here its on Little Mack, Greater Mack and Mack.

    • Rte130
    • 130N Details
    • 54 Details
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  229. A commuter van extension route is needed to complete the corridor thru N Macomb CO to the St Clair CO line.

    Slide 229 - A commuter van extension route is needed to complete the corridor thru N Macomb CO to the St Clair CO line.

    • Rte130N
    • 54 Details
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  230. In western Wayne CO, the next twp center South runs on Cherry Hill.  We extend the corridor on Rotunda and Miller.

    Slide 230 - In western Wayne CO, the next twp center South runs on Cherry Hill. We extend the corridor on Rotunda and Miller.

    • Rte54
    • 54M Details
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  231. The Cherry Hill Middle connector carries this route on dirt west until we hit pavement again near Ann Arbor.

    Slide 231 - The Cherry Hill Middle connector carries this route on dirt west until we hit pavement again near Ann Arbor.

    • Rte54M
    • 54J Details
    • 76 Details
  232. A paved bus route continues this corridor across northern Ann Arbor, through Dexter and Chelsea to the Clear Lk area.

    Slide 232 - A paved bus route continues this corridor across northern Ann Arbor, through Dexter and Chelsea to the Clear Lk area.

    • Rte54J
    • 76 Details
  233. Gidding in Lk Orion gives way to MLK in Pontiac and this corridor continues a long way on Lahser.

    Slide 233 - Gidding in Lk Orion gives way to MLK in Pontiac and this corridor continues a long way on Lahser.

    • Rte76
  234. 3rd Twp Centers from Origin include N) 19 (23Mile/M19/M3/M29 –existing), E) 136 (Haven Ridge, S) 61/61W Goddard/Ellsworth & W) 81/81V/81S (Farmington/Vining/Sashabaw).

    Slide 234 - 3rd Twp Centers from Origin include N) 19 (23Mile/M19/M3/M29 –existing), E) 136 (Haven Ridge, S) 61/61W Goddard/Ellsworth & W) 81/81V/81S (Farmington/Vining/Sashabaw).

    • Rte81S
    • Rte19
    • Rte136
    • Rte61
    • Rte61W
    • Rte81
    • Rte81V
    • 136 Details
    • 61 Details
    • 61W Details
    • 81 Details
    • 81V Details
    • 81S Details
  235. The last township center heading east in the plan (completes N/S in Macomb CO) is along Haven Ridge.  Much of it is dirt.

    Slide 235 - The last township center heading east in the plan (completes N/S in Macomb CO) is along Haven Ridge. Much of it is dirt.

    • Rte136
    • 61 Details
    • 61W Details
    • 81 Details
    • 81V Details
    • 81S Details
  236. The 3rd  township center to the south is on the Goddard Rd corridor which becomes Ellsworth to the west.

    Slide 236 - The 3rd township center to the south is on the Goddard Rd corridor which becomes Ellsworth to the west.

    • Rte61
    • 61W Details
    • 81 Details
    • 81V Details
    • 81S Details
  237. Dirt Ellsworth and other roads extend this corridor to the west.

    Slide 237 - Dirt Ellsworth and other roads extend this corridor to the west.

    • Rte61W
    • 81 Details
    • 81V Details
    • 81S Details
  238. 3rd center west falls on Farmington Rd (Sashabaw to the north and Venoy to the South.

    Slide 238 - 3rd center west falls on Farmington Rd (Sashabaw to the north and Venoy to the South.

    • Rte81
    • 81V Details
    • 81S Details
  239. This corridor is completed to the south with commuter service on Vining and S Wayne …

    Slide 239 - This corridor is completed to the south with commuter service on Vining and S Wayne …

    • Rte81V
    • 81S Details
  240. … and North with vans on dirt Sashabaw.  This completes the 3rd iteration.

    Slide 240 - … and North with vans on dirt Sashabaw. This completes the 3rd iteration.

    • Rte81S
  241. Here are the 4th twp centers:  N) 29 (29 Mile/Buell/Clarkston), E) NONE, S) 67/67W (West/Judd) & W) 87/87N (Taft/Sheldon/CantonCenter).

    Slide 241 - Here are the 4th twp centers: N) 29 (29 Mile/Buell/Clarkston), E) NONE, S) 67/67W (West/Judd) & W) 87/87N (Taft/Sheldon/CantonCenter).

    • Rte87N
    • Rte29
    • Rte67
    • Rte67W
    • Rte87
    • 29 Details
    • 67 Details
    • 67W Details
    • 87 Details
    • 87N Details
  242. The 4th center to the North runs on 29 Mile, Buell and Clarkston primarily and is often dirt and only has commuter service.

    Slide 242 - The 4th center to the North runs on 29 Mile, Buell and Clarkston primarily and is often dirt and only has commuter service.

    • Rte29
    • 67 Details
    • 67W Details
    • 87 Details
    • 87N Details
  243. No more centers east, so move south to West Rd which continues to the west on Judd.

    Slide 243 - No more centers east, so move south to West Rd which continues to the west on Judd.

    • Rte67
    • 67W Details
    • 87 Details
    • 87N Details
  244. Extend this west to Jackson CO with commuter service on dirt Judd et al.

    Slide 244 - Extend this west to Jackson CO with commuter service on dirt Judd et al.

    • Rte67W
    • 87 Details
    • 87N Details
  245. The 4th Twp Center West (and last in Wayne CO) falls on Taft and Benstein to the north and Sheldon and Canton Center south.

    Slide 245 - The 4th Twp Center West (and last in Wayne CO) falls on Taft and Benstein to the north and Sheldon and Canton Center south.

    • Rte87
    • 87N Details
  246. To complete this corridor north to the Oakland-Genesee CO line, a commuter van extension is needed.

    Slide 246 - To complete this corridor north to the Oakland-Genesee CO line, a commuter van extension is needed.

    • Rte87N
  247. The 5th twp centers to the N) 35 (35Mile-completes Macomb CO & Oakland CO to the N), S) NONE, & W) 93 (Milford/Prospect-Oakland CO complete, N-S started in Washtenaw CO).

    Slide 247 - The 5th twp centers to the N) 35 (35Mile-completes Macomb CO & Oakland CO to the N), S) NONE, & W) 93 (Milford/Prospect-Oakland CO complete, N-S started in Washtenaw CO).

    • Rte93
    • Rte35
    • 35 Details
    • 93 Details
  248. The 5th twp center to the north is on the 35 Mile Rd corridor and is all commuter van service.  This ends north routes.

    Slide 248 - The 5th twp center to the north is on the 35 Mile Rd corridor and is all commuter van service. This ends north routes.

    • Rte35
    • 93 Details
  249. The 5th twp center to the west on the Milford Rd corridor has pavement its entire length in Oakland (complete) and Washtenaw COs.

    Slide 249 - The 5th twp center to the west on the Milford Rd corridor has pavement its entire length in Oakland (complete) and Washtenaw COs.

    • Rte93
  250. All remaining centers are to the west in Washtenaw CO:  #6 104/104N/104S (Pontiac Tr/State/Packard), #7 110/110N/110S (Zeeb), #8 116 DexterTwnHall/LimaCenter & #9 122 (Roepke).

    Slide 250 - All remaining centers are to the west in Washtenaw CO: #6 104/104N/104S (Pontiac Tr/State/Packard), #7 110/110N/110S (Zeeb), #8 116 DexterTwnHall/LimaCenter & #9 122 (Roepke).

    • Rte104
    • Rte104
    • Rte104N
    • Rte104S
    • Rte110
    • Rte110N
    • Rte110S
    • Rte116
    • Rte122
    • 104 Details
    • 104N Details
    • 104S Details
    • 110 Details
    • 110N Details
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  251. Twp Center 6 enters Ann Arbor on Pontiac Tr from the N and passes through the MedCampus and MainCampus.  It continues through town on State, Packard and Stone School.

    Slide 251 - Twp Center 6 enters Ann Arbor on Pontiac Tr from the N and passes through the MedCampus and MainCampus. It continues through town on State, Packard and Stone School.

    • Rte104
    • 104N Details
    • 104S Details
    • 110 Details
    • 110N Details
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  252. It needs both a North (on Spencer and Nollar) …

    Slide 252 - It needs both a North (on Spencer and Nollar) …

    • Rte104N
    • 104S Details
    • 110 Details
    • 110N Details
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  253. … and a south (Stone School and Warner) van extensions.

    Slide 253 - … and a south (Stone School and Warner) van extensions.

    • Rte104S
    • 110 Details
    • 110N Details
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  254. Center 7 runs on Zeeb Rd,

    Slide 254 - Center 7 runs on Zeeb Rd,

    • Rte110
    • 110N Details
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  255. Also requiring both a North

    Slide 255 - Also requiring both a North

    • Rte110N
    • 110S Details
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  256. And south extensions using vans.

    Slide 256 - And south extensions using vans.

    • Rte110S
    • 116 Details
    • 122 Details
  257. The 8th center out runs on Lima Center and Dexter Townhall Rds (please note the names relating to the plan).

    Slide 257 - The 8th center out runs on Lima Center and Dexter Townhall Rds (please note the names relating to the plan).

    • Rte116
    • 122 Details
  258. The final and 9th center runs on Pierce, Roepke and Cassidy.

    Slide 258 - The final and 9th center runs on Pierce, Roepke and Cassidy.

    • Rte122
  259. Removing the level one routes on centerlines, we have these new township center routes.

    Slide 259 - Removing the level one routes on centerlines, we have these new township center routes.

  260. The crosshairs that lineup this origin point run along 8 mile (a MI Hwy Rte) and Dequindre (a County Line Rte) – both existing.

    Slide 260 - The crosshairs that lineup this origin point run along 8 mile (a MI Hwy Rte) and Dequindre (a County Line Rte) – both existing.

  261. The 1st Twp lines from the origin fall on N) 14 (14Mi), E) 129/129N (Hayes/Chalmers), S) 2/2M/2D/2J (Joy) & W 17 (Greenfield-existing).  Note that these are teal and like centers are 4pixels.

    Slide 261 - The 1st Twp lines from the origin fall on N) 14 (14Mi), E) 129/129N (Hayes/Chalmers), S) 2/2M/2D/2J (Joy) & W 17 (Greenfield-existing). Note that these are teal and like centers are 4pixels.

    • Rte14
    • Rte129
    • Rte14
    • Rte129N
    • Rte2
    • Rte2M
    • Rte2D
    • Rte2J
    • Rte17
    • 14 Details
    • 129 Details
    • 129N Details
    • 2 Details
    • 2M Details
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  262. TwpLine1N is Rte 14 on 14 Mile.

    Slide 262 - TwpLine1N is Rte 14 on 14 Mile.

    • Rte14
    • Rte14
    • 129 Details
    • 129N Details
    • 2 Details
    • 2M Details
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  263. The 1st Twp line East of the origin falls on Hayes.  This continues on Chalmers in the city.

    Slide 263 - The 1st Twp line East of the origin falls on Hayes. This continues on Chalmers in the city.

    • Rte129
    • 129N Details
    • 2 Details
    • 2M Details
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  264. This corridor requires a North connector van route to reach the St Clair & Lapeer CO lines with Macomb.

    Slide 264 - This corridor requires a North connector van route to reach the St Clair & Lapeer CO lines with Macomb.

    • Rte129N
    • 2 Details
    • 2M Details
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  265. The 1st twp line south of the origin falls on Joy Rd.  It continues east on Clairmount, Holbrook & Miller after Joy ends.

    Slide 265 - The 1st twp line south of the origin falls on Joy Rd. It continues east on Clairmount, Holbrook & Miller after Joy ends.

    • Rte2
    • 2M Details
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  266. In order to connect with paved sections further west in Washtenaw CO, we need a middle connector.

    Slide 266 - In order to connect with paved sections further west in Washtenaw CO, we need a middle connector.

    • Rte2M
    • 2D Details
    • 2J Details
  267. Rte2D (D for Dexter) continues this traffic corridor further west on pavement again.

    Slide 267 - Rte2D (D for Dexter) continues this traffic corridor further west on pavement again.

    • Rte2D
    • 2J Details
  268. Rte2J (J for Jackson CO line) continues this traffic corridor further west on dirt again.

    Slide 268 - Rte2J (J for Jackson CO line) continues this traffic corridor further west on dirt again.

    • Rte2J
  269. 2nd Twp Lines:  N) 59 (M59/Hall/SouthBlvd-existing), E) 133/133N (Crocker/Fairchild/Omo), S) 57/57M/57A/57J (VanBorn/ScioChurch), W) 78 (Inkster).

    Slide 269 - 2nd Twp Lines: N) 59 (M59/Hall/SouthBlvd-existing), E) 133/133N (Crocker/Fairchild/Omo), S) 57/57M/57A/57J (VanBorn/ScioChurch), W) 78 (Inkster).

    • Rte78
    • Rte59
    • Rte133
    • Rte133N
    • Rte57
    • Rte57M
    • Rte57A
    • Rte57J
    • 133 Details
    • 133N Details
    • 57 Details
    • 57M Details
    • 57A Details
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  270. The 2nd twp line east falls on Fairchild in the M59 area.  We continue it South into Mt Clemens on North, Cass & Crocker.

    Slide 270 - The 2nd twp line east falls on Fairchild in the M59 area. We continue it South into Mt Clemens on North, Cass & Crocker.

    • Rte133
    • 133N Details
    • 57 Details
    • 57M Details
    • 57A Details
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  271. This corridor is continued to the north on dirt Fairchild and then Omo.

    Slide 271 - This corridor is continued to the north on dirt Fairchild and then Omo.

    • Rte133N
    • 57 Details
    • 57M Details
    • 57A Details
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  272. 2South falls on Van Born.

    Slide 272 - 2South falls on Van Born.

    • Rte57
    • 57M Details
    • 57A Details
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  273. Dirt rd connector van service connects  the east paved portion to paved portions in the Ypsi/Ann Arbor area.

    Slide 273 - Dirt rd connector van service connects the east paved portion to paved portions in the Ypsi/Ann Arbor area.

    • Rte57M
    • 57A Details
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  274. Bus service continues on pavement on Mott, Clark, Stadium, Scio-Church & Grass Lake.

    Slide 274 - Bus service continues on pavement on Mott, Clark, Stadium, Scio-Church & Grass Lake.

    • Rte57A
    • 57J Details
    • 78 Details
  275. Scio-Church ends at M52 and the corridor is disrupted by the Chrysler proving grounds.  Finish it with van service.

    Slide 275 - Scio-Church ends at M52 and the corridor is disrupted by the Chrysler proving grounds. Finish it with van service.

    • Rte57J
    • 78 Details
  276. Twp Line 2West falls on Inkster Rd.

    Slide 276 - Twp Line 2West falls on Inkster Rd.

    • Rte78
  277. Our 3rd set of twp lines:  N) 26/26W (26Mile), E) 40 (CountyLine-existing), S) 64/64M/64S/64J (Pennsylvania/Bemis/Austin) & W) 275 (Haggerty-existing).

    Slide 277 - Our 3rd set of twp lines: N) 26/26W (26Mile), E) 40 (CountyLine-existing), S) 64/64M/64S/64J (Pennsylvania/Bemis/Austin) & W) 275 (Haggerty-existing).

    • Rte26
    • Rte275
    • Rte26W
    • Rte40
    • Rte64
    • Rte64M
    • Rte64S
    • Rte64J
    • 26 Details
    • 26W Details
    • 64 Details
    • 64M Details
    • 64S Details
    • 64J Details
  278. Our 3rd set of twp lines starts to the north on the 26 mile corridor.

    Slide 278 - Our 3rd set of twp lines starts to the north on the 26 mile corridor.

    • Rte26
    • 26W Details
    • 64 Details
    • 64M Details
    • 64S Details
    • 64J Details
  279. The 26 mile corridor in Oakland CO has lots of dirt sections and will be commuter van service.

    Slide 279 - The 26 mile corridor in Oakland CO has lots of dirt sections and will be commuter van service.

    • Rte26W
    • 64 Details
    • 64M Details
    • 64S Details
    • 64J Details
  280. Our 3South twp line falls on Pennsylvania Rd and continues west on Bemis.

    Slide 280 - Our 3South twp line falls on Pennsylvania Rd and continues west on Bemis.

    • Rte64
    • 64M Details
    • 64S Details
    • 64J Details
  281. Pavement ends at the Wayne/Washtenaw line.  Service continues west on commuter vans to US23 on dirt Bemis.

    Slide 281 - Pavement ends at the Wayne/Washtenaw line. Service continues west on commuter vans to US23 on dirt Bemis.

    • Rte64M
    • 64S Details
    • 64J Details
  282. Bus service on pavement continues west thru the Saline & Bridgewater areas.

    Slide 282 - Bus service on pavement continues west thru the Saline & Bridgewater areas.

    • Rte64S
    • 64J Details
  283. Commuter Van service west of Bridgewater into Manchester and on to the Jackson CO line.

    Slide 283 - Commuter Van service west of Bridgewater into Manchester and on to the Jackson CO line.

    • Rte64J
  284. Twp Line #4 falls N) 32/32W (32Mi), E) NONE, S) 43 (Wayne-Monroe CO Line-existing), W) 42 (Wayne-Washtenaw CO Line-existing).

    Slide 284 - Twp Line #4 falls N) 32/32W (32Mi), E) NONE, S) 43 (Wayne-Monroe CO Line-existing), W) 42 (Wayne-Washtenaw CO Line-existing).

    • Rte42
    • Rte32W
    • Rte32
    • Rte43
    • 32 Details
    • 32W Details
  285. The 32 Mile corridor is our 4th twp line north of origin.  It’s Division in Richmond, St Clair in Romeo & Romeo in Oakland CO.

    Slide 285 - The 32 Mile corridor is our 4th twp line north of origin. It’s Division in Richmond, St Clair in Romeo & Romeo in Oakland CO.

    • Rte32
    • 32W Details
  286. This corridor requires a West extension because several sections are dirt in Oakland CO.

    Slide 286 - This corridor requires a West extension because several sections are dirt in Oakland CO.

    • Rte32W
  287. 5TH Twp Lines:  N) 44 (38Mi Genesee/Laper/StClair CO Line – existing), S) NONE, W) 45 (Wayne/Washtenaw CO Line- existing).  With N, E & S filled, all remaining lines are W in Washtenaw CO.

    Slide 287 - 5TH Twp Lines: N) 44 (38Mi Genesee/Laper/StClair CO Line – existing), S) NONE, W) 45 (Wayne/Washtenaw CO Line- existing). With N, E & S filled, all remaining lines are W in Washtenaw CO.

    • Rte45
    • Rte44
  288. #6) 107/107N/107S (Maple/AnnArbor-Saline), #7 113/113S (Parker), #8 119/119S (Freer) & #9) 46 (Washtenaw/Jackson CO Line- existing).

    Slide 288 - #6) 107/107N/107S (Maple/AnnArbor-Saline), #7 113/113S (Parker), #8 119/119S (Freer) & #9) 46 (Washtenaw/Jackson CO Line- existing).

    • Rte46
    • Rte107
    • Rte107N
    • Rte107S
    • Rte113
    • Rte113S
    • Rte119
    • Rte119S
    • 107 Details
    • 107N Details
    • 107S Details
    • 113 Details
    • 113S Details
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  289. 6West is on Maple & Ann Arbor-Saline.

    Slide 289 - 6West is on Maple & Ann Arbor-Saline.

    • Rte107
    • 107N Details
    • 107S Details
    • 113 Details
    • 113S Details
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  290. A north extension …

    Slide 290 - A north extension …

    • Rte107N
    • 107S Details
    • 113 Details
    • 113S Details
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  291. … And south extension, both commuter van service, complete the corridor.

    Slide 291 - … And south extension, both commuter van service, complete the corridor.

    • Rte107S
    • 113 Details
    • 113S Details
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  292. 7West’s northern half is paved with bus service primarily on Parker.

    Slide 292 - 7West’s northern half is paved with bus service primarily on Parker.

    • Rte113
    • 113S Details
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  293. The corridor requires a south extension to be complete.

    Slide 293 - The corridor requires a south extension to be complete.

    • Rte113S
    • 119 Details
    • 119S Details
  294. The 8th twp line out also has coach service in it’s northern portion from Unadilla to Chelsea.

    Slide 294 - The 8th twp line out also has coach service in it’s northern portion from Unadilla to Chelsea.

    • Rte119
    • 119S Details
  295. The commuter van portion of this line completes it to the south.

    Slide 295 - The commuter van portion of this line completes it to the south.

    • Rte119S
  296. Eliminating the prior level 1 hwy & CO line routes, here’s a view of the township lines added in this part of the plan.

    Slide 296 - Eliminating the prior level 1 hwy & CO line routes, here’s a view of the township lines added in this part of the plan.

  297. The completion of our frame using township centers and lines gives us this level 2 service (the foundation was level 1).

    Slide 297 - The completion of our frame using township centers and lines gives us this level 2 service (the foundation was level 1).

  298. These 4 counties don’t have a numbered county road system.  The State allows for RTA expansion and adjoining counties do.

    Slide 298 - These 4 counties don’t have a numbered county road system. The State allows for RTA expansion and adjoining counties do.

  299. Numbered County Road routes would be drawn in magenta and also be level 2 service.

    Slide 299 - Numbered County Road routes would be drawn in magenta and also be level 2 service.

  300. Level 2 Wait Times

    Slide 300 - Level 2 Wait Times

    • Period
    • Coach
    • Commuter Van
    • Peak
    • 20
    • 40
    • Day
    • 30
    • 60
    • Evening
    • 45
    • 90
    • Overnight
    • 60
    • 120
  301. This is the total 24-hour coverage of the combined foundation and frame (levels 1 & 2 together).

    Slide 301 - This is the total 24-hour coverage of the combined foundation and frame (levels 1 & 2 together).

  302. Does anyone remember what WJR’s JP McCarthy referred to as “the greatest little traffic reporting service in the world”,  the Michigan Emergency Patrol?  Volunteers gathered traffic information from CBers by using 15 remote radio receivers lined up on township centers.  So a township based travel system was real and fairly recent.

    Slide 302 - Does anyone remember what WJR’s JP McCarthy referred to as “the greatest little traffic reporting service in the world”, the Michigan Emergency Patrol? Volunteers gathered traffic information from CBers by using 15 remote radio receivers lined up on township centers. So a township based travel system was real and fairly recent.

  303. July 15 2014, civil engineers in vintage clothing and with antique tools installed a marker on the baseline in Southfield to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Michigan being the first state to complete its land survey.  So this old system is still important and lasted quite a long time.

    Slide 303 - July 15 2014, civil engineers in vintage clothing and with antique tools installed a marker on the baseline in Southfield to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Michigan being the first state to complete its land survey. So this old system is still important and lasted quite a long time.

  304. Looking at the 2010 census for population and then checking if the populous cities have Downtown business associations,  Civic Centers and development authorities, How’d we DO?

    Slide 304 - Looking at the 2010 census for population and then checking if the populous cities have Downtown business associations, Civic Centers and development authorities, How’d we DO?

  305. Do our routes actually serve the city centers as planned?

    Slide 305 - Do our routes actually serve the city centers as planned?

  306. There are only 4 cities in the 4-county area with populations Over a 100K.

    Slide 306 - There are only 4 cities in the 4-county area with populations Over a 100K.

  307. Ann Arbor’s Business District with 2 level 1 & 2 level 2 routes.

    Slide 307 - Ann Arbor’s Business District with 2 level 1 & 2 level 2 routes.

    • Rte104
    • Rte94
    • Rte54J
    • Rte54J
    • Rte104
    • Rte17
    • Rte94
  308. Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority with 8 level 1 routes.

    Slide 308 - Detroit’s Downtown Development Authority with 8 level 1 routes.

    • Rte3
    • Rte375
    • Rte40
    • Rte12
    • Rte75
    • Rte10
    • Rte96
    • Rte1
  309. Sterling Heights’ Corridor Improvement Zone (upper left) and Civic Center (lower right) has 1 level 1 route.

    Slide 309 - Sterling Heights’ Corridor Improvement Zone (upper left) and Civic Center (lower right) has 1 level 1 route.

    • Rte53
  310. Warren’s Downtown Development Authority & Civic Center has 3 level1 and 1 level 2 routes through it.

    Slide 310 - Warren’s Downtown Development Authority & Civic Center has 3 level1 and 1 level 2 routes through it.

    • Rte14
    • Rte696
    • Rte47
    • Rte53*
  311. Level 1&2 routes passing through these 100K+city’s zones get an * after their number and their rush-hour wait times cut in half, which we call Priority Service

    Slide 311 - Level 1&2 routes passing through these 100K+city’s zones get an * after their number and their rush-hour wait times cut in half, which we call Priority Service

  312. There are several secondary population centers where there are defined downtowns, civic centers or business districts in cities Over 70K.

    Slide 312 - There are several secondary population centers where there are defined downtowns, civic centers or business districts in cities Over 70K.

  313. The first such area is the Canton Twp Business Development Authority (the upper long east-west zone) & Twp Offices & Park (lower left).

    Slide 313 - The first such area is the Canton Twp Business Development Authority (the upper long east-west zone) & Twp Offices & Park (lower left).

    • Rte87
    • Rte94*
    • Rte275
  314. The Clinton Twp Downtown Development Authority (vertical oblique) & Twp Offices & Park (upper left) is another zone.

    Slide 314 - The Clinton Twp Downtown Development Authority (vertical oblique) & Twp Offices & Park (upper left) is another zone.

    • Rte14
    • Rte130
    • Rte3*
    • Rte50
  315. The 3 highlighted zones in Dearborn along US12 are the West Downtown Development Authority (left), Civic Center (center) & East DDA (upper right) is another zone.

    Slide 315 - The 3 highlighted zones in Dearborn along US12 are the West Downtown Development Authority (left), Civic Center (center) & East DDA (upper right) is another zone.

    • Rte54
    • Rte76
    • Rte17*
    • Rte12*
    • Rte54
    • Rte25
    • Rte25
  316. The Farmington Hills Civic Center.

    Slide 316 - The Farmington Hills Civic Center.

    • Rte696*
    • Rte47*
    • Rte24
  317. The Livonia Civic Center and related recreation areas.

    Slide 317 - The Livonia Civic Center and related recreation areas.

    • Rte5
    • Rte81+
    • Rte24
  318. The Macomb Twp Civic Center (double highlight upper right) and planned town center development.

    Slide 318 - The Macomb Twp Civic Center (double highlight upper right) and planned town center development.

    • Rte130+
    • Rte130+
  319. The Rochester Hills Civic Center.

    Slide 319 - The Rochester Hills Civic Center.

    • Rte150L
    • Rte19
  320. The Shelby Center (a busniness development zone) and the Shelby Twp Civic Center (double highlight upper left).

    Slide 320 - The Shelby Center (a busniness development zone) and the Shelby Twp Civic Center (double highlight upper left).

    • Rte53*
    • Rte19+
  321. The Southfield City Center (a business development zone) and the Civic Center (area east of Evergreen).

    Slide 321 - The Southfield City Center (a business development zone) and the Civic Center (area east of Evergreen).

    • Rte696*
    • Rte10*
    • Rte25+
    • Rte76+
  322. The Troy Big Beaver Commerce Zone.

    Slide 322 - The Troy Big Beaver Commerce Zone.

    • Rte150
    • Rte150L+
  323. The Westland Civic Center.

    Slide 323 - The Westland Civic Center.

    • Rte94*
  324. The East Waterford Corridor Improvement Zone (center to lower right) & Civic Center (upper left) are the last zones.

    Slide 324 - The East Waterford Corridor Improvement Zone (center to lower right) & Civic Center (upper left) are the last zones.

    • Rte59
    • Rte19+
    • Rte24
    • Rte24G
    • Rte24
    • Rte81+
  325. Level 1&2 routes passing through these 70K+city’s zones get a + after their number and their rush-hour wait times cut by 5 minutes, which we call Augmented Service

    Slide 325 - Level 1&2 routes passing through these 70K+city’s zones get a + after their number and their rush-hour wait times cut by 5 minutes, which we call Augmented Service

  326. All routes running less than 15 minutes peak wait times (level 1 Priority [8 min], and level 2 Priority and level 1 Augmented [10 minute] will receive …

    Slide 326 - All routes running less than 15 minutes peak wait times (level 1 Priority [8 min], and level 2 Priority and level 1 Augmented [10 minute] will receive …

  327. Bus Rapid Transit service, a pre-paid (at the station or on prior bus with transfer) express service which has limited stops and traffic signal priority.

    Slide 327 - Bus Rapid Transit service, a pre-paid (at the station or on prior bus with transfer) express service which has limited stops and traffic signal priority.

    • BRT
  328. The white and black lines are contrasting highlights additionally shading level 1 or 2 routes the have BRT service.

    Slide 328 - The white and black lines are contrasting highlights additionally shading level 1 or 2 routes the have BRT service.

  329. Level 1 or 2 rtes passing thru multiple centers:94* AnnArbor, Canton & Westland; 696* Warren, Farmington Hills & Southfield; 12* Detroit & 3 Dearborns; 3* Detroit & Clinton Twp; 10* Detroit & Southfield; 17* AnnArbor & Dearborn CC; 19+ Rochester Hills, ShelbyTwp, 2 Waterfords; 25+ W Dearborn & Southfield;150L+ Rochester Hills & Troy;47* Warren & Farmington Hills;76+ W Dearborn & Southfield;81+ Livonia & Waterford; &130+ Clinton & Macomb Twps;

    Slide 329 - Level 1 or 2 rtes passing thru multiple centers:94* AnnArbor, Canton & Westland; 696* Warren, Farmington Hills & Southfield; 12* Detroit & 3 Dearborns; 3* Detroit & Clinton Twp; 10* Detroit & Southfield; 17* AnnArbor & Dearborn CC; 19+ Rochester Hills, ShelbyTwp, 2 Waterfords; 25+ W Dearborn & Southfield;150L+ Rochester Hills & Troy;47* Warren & Farmington Hills;76+ W Dearborn & Southfield;81+ Livonia & Waterford; &130+ Clinton & Macomb Twps;

  330. The 4 major population centers’ cores are served by an average of 4 BRT routes each, and quite a few routes had multiple core areas along them …We did Well.

    Slide 330 - The 4 major population centers’ cores are served by an average of 4 BRT routes each, and quite a few routes had multiple core areas along them …We did Well.

  331. Intermission

    Slide 331 - Intermission