Strategy on Sustainable Development of the Warsaw Transport System by tj39WCkd

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									        Strategy on Sustainable
       Development of the Warsaw
           Transport System
                 Tamás Dombi, ZTM Warsaw




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        Reasons to develop the Strategy
      1. Need of a planned and sustainable
         development of the transport system
      2. Negative effects of the growth of the
         individual motorisation
      3. Use of EU structural funds


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          Fundaments of the Strategy
      • City Transport Policy from 1995
      • Study on grounds and directions of the
        spatial management (main spatial
        planning document due to Polish law),
        2006
      • Strategy of the city development to 2020

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                       Parts of the Strategy
    1. Diagnosis of the currant status
    2. SWOT analisis
    3. Transport policy
    4. Sustainable transport development plan
    5. Rules of dissemination and indicators
    + Ecological impact analysis
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                       Goals of the strategy
      • Diagnosis: provides actual information of
        the current situation
      • Transport policy: sets general and
        specific objectives
      • Transport development plan: defines
        particular tasks to fulfill

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        Tasks of the transport
   development plan concerning PT




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              1. Setting up a common
             metropolitan transport authority
      • At the moment bilateral agreements with
        >30 municipalities
      • Plan to set up a common coordinating,
        organizing and controlling entity on the
        metropolitan level


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    2. Modernization and development
             of the tram system
      • 2008 – centenario of the
        Warsaw trams
      • Huge need on
        modernization
      • Main tracks modernized
        from EU funds 2007-
        2015 (4 projects)

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  3. Further development
    of the metro system
      • The first metro line was
        ended in October, 2008
      • Soon the building of the
        second line should begin
      • In first step: central part

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            4. Improvement of the railway
                      transport
                                    • Bringing together
                                      the railways with
                                      other means of
                                      transport
                                    • New railway
                                      stations, system
                                      of a local railway

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      5. Integration of different transport
                  subsystems
                       • Fare integration with the
                         railways
                       • Functional integration –
                         intermodal junctions, route
                         network adjusting
                       • Timetable integration
                       • Organizational integration
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           6. Development of the city and
               suburban bus transport
      • More traffic priority
      • Low-emission buses




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       7. Modernization of the tram and
              bus rolling stock
      • 30% of the buses do not meet any modern
        quality standards – 500 new buses to buy until
        2012
      • 50% of the tram rolling stock is older than 20
        years – replacement until 2016
      • The largest recent procurement on new tram
        cars has just ended – 186 new 100% low-floor
        trams will be provided until 2013
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            8. Rationalization of the route
                       network
      • Setting up a network of
        main routes with
        guaranteed high
        frequency and high
        rolling stock quality
      • Better adjusting the
        supply to the demand

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               Other parts of the transport
                   development plan
      • Road network development plan
           – Includes restrictions in individual mobility in
             the centre and the possibility to set up a
             congestion charge
      • Increase of the safety on the roads
      • Cycling transport development plan

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           Road to the implementation
      • Coordination: Road and Transportation
        Department of the Warsaw City Hall
      • 2007: Setting up the first draft of the Strategy
        (Authors: Group of experts from the Warsaw
        Technology University)
      • 2008: Public consultations
      • 2009: Acceptation by the City Council
        (May/June)
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                       Public consultations
      • 2 meetings: with NGOs and with
        inhabitants
      • 205 written proposals received, where
        702 remarks were identified
      • 266 remarks were adopted, 436
        declined
      • Most remarks on public transport
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           Difficulties and experiences
       Implementation has not began yet,
       because the legislation process is
       much longer than expected
      →Need to plan more time for this process!



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      Thank you for your attention!


                       Tamás Dombi
                       ZTM Warsaw


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