- Mar 5, 2014
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- Kay Gardner Beltline Trail
I'm arguing that moving the station box a 2 minute walk away can actually result in 5 minutes in savings for some people in the catchment area. I'm arguing about where this catchment area exactly is. It's not a simple as drawing a circle around each entrance when you look at the walkable street/path structure. And it sure as hell will be easier to modify that structure in the Carlaw corridor than Pape.5 minutes is well within the catchment area by any reasonable definition. Is it really about trying to shave 2 minutes off, or is it about something else.
EDIT: Okay, I drew a map. All lines =400m walking. Orange = Carlaw station, Green = Pape.
A Carlaw alignment puts more areas that can be developable into medium to high mixed use, and puts in within shorter walking distance and therefore increases value. The Pape alignment puts it along a lot of back alleyways behind single use homes.