Belmont Morrison Couplet Re-Design

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This was a concept level re-design of the Belmont Morrison Couplet in Portland, OR that Andy Kading, Marisa DeMull, and I (Bryan Blanc) made for our Sustainable Transport in The Netherlands course with Portland State University.

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  • 1. Sustainable Transportation Design Project: Proposed Changes to Belmont/Morrison Couplet By: Bryan Blanc, Marisa DeMull, Andy Kading

2. Project Area 3. Problems: High vehicle speeds Poor bicycle and pedestrian facilities Under-utilized travel lanes Merging conflicts & curve at 25th & Morrison Inconsistent cross sections along corridor 4. Sustainable Transportation Goals: Design Goals for the Project 1. Bicycle accessibility 2. Pedestrian safety 3. Maintain existing road function where possible 4. Prioritize bicycle access and mobility above automobile 5. Design Elements: Street closures Intersections Speed Control Measures Pedestrian Enhancements Bicycle Enhancements Vehicle Enhancements Other Enhancements 6. Figure 1: Proposed Changes 7. Existing Sidewalks: 7.5 South Parking Lane: 8 Bike Lane: 5 Driving Lanes: 3 lanes, 10 North Parking Lane: 10 Proposed Sidewalks: 7 Furniture Zone: 3; Cycle Track: 6 South Parking Lane: 8 Driving Lanes: 2 lanes, 10 Belmont 7th to 12th For this stretch of Belmont the road runs from West to East one-way. 8. Existing Sidewalks: 7.5 South Parking Lane: 8 Bike Lane: 6 Driving Lanes: 2 lanes, 11 North Parking Lane: 7 Proposed Sidewalks: 7 Furniture Zone: 3 Bike Lanes: 6 Buffer: 3 Parking Lane: 8 Driving Lanes: 2 lanes, 10 Belmont 12th to 16th For this stretch of Belmont the road runs from West to East one-way. 9. Existing Sidewalks: 7 South Parking Lane: 9 Bike Lane: 6 Driving Lanes: 10, & 11 North Parking Lane: 8 Proposed Sidewalks: 7 Furniture Zone: 3 Cycle track: 6 Buffer Zone: 3 South Parking Lane: 8 Driving Lanes: 10 Belmont 16th to 25th For this stretch of Belmont the road runs from West to East one-way. 10. Existing: Sidewalks: 9 Furniture Zone: 2.5 South Parking Lane: 8 External Driving Lanes: 2 lanes, 11 Internal Driving Lanes: 2 lanes, 10 North Parking Lane: 11 Proposed: Sidewalks: 9 Furniture Zone: 3.5 South Parking Lane: 8 Driving Lanes: 3 lanes, 10 North Parking Lane: 8 Buffer: 3 Two-way Cycle Track: 10 SE Morrison St, 11th to Grand For this stretch of SE Morrison St the road runs from East to West two-way. 11. Existing Sidewalks: 9 Furniture Zone: 3 South Parking Lane: 8 Driving Lanes: 10 North Parking Lane: 8 Proposed Sidewalks: 8 Furniture Zone South: 3 Furniture Zone North: 2.5 Drive Lane: 9 Drive Lane: 10 North Parking Lane: 7.5 Buffer: 2 Two-way Cycle Track: 10 SE Morrison St from 12th to 23rd For this stretch of SE Morrison St the road runs from east to west one-way. 12. Existing Sidewalk: 4 Furniture Zone: 3 South Parking Lane: 9 Driving Lanes: 10 North Parking Lane: 12 Proposed Sidewalk: 6 Furniture Zone: 2.5 Driving Lane: 10 Parking Lane: 7.5 Buffer: 2 Two-way Cycle Track: 10 SE Morrison St from 23th to 25rd For this stretch of SE Morrison St the road runs from east to west one-way. This site runs parallel to a cemetery.