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Cathedral City - Adaptable Boulevard Design Concept

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Illustration of near term phase for the Cathedral City Adaptable Boulevard Design Concept. Half section from the side displayed at the top. Arial view of street plan displayed on the bottom.

Near Term: Autos and Buses

  • 5-lane cross-section for through traffic and buses
  • Local bus service with stops as designated
  • 2-way grade-separated bike lane along southern side of street

Illustration of medium term phase for the Cathedral City Adaptable Boulevard Design Concept. Half section from the side displayed at the top. Arial view of street plan displayed on the bottom.

Medium Term: Express Bus Lanes

  • Express Buses/Van Pools use dedicated diamond lane during peak periods
  • Autos permitted in Diamond Lane only for right turns during peak periods
  • Diamond Lane paint striping only modification required

Illustration of long term phase for the Cathedral City Adaptable Boulevard Design Concept. Half section from the side displayed at the top. Arial view of street plan displayed on the bottom.

Long Term: Light Rail

Option A - Rail on Each Side

  • LRT station stops utilize modified lane dividers
  • Center median removed to support auto capacity with 3-lane cross-section
  • Street corners reconfigured to limit local lane access/reduce intersection traffic movements
  • Bike lane alignment modified to accomodate LRT stations
  • Option to permit right turns for autos from rail "lane"

Option B - Rail in the Center (Not Shown)

  • Center median removed to accommodate rail lines/stations along center of street
  • Street corners reconfigured to accommodate auto movement around LRT stations
  • Bike lane alignment modified to accommodate LRT stations
  • Short left turn lane and through/right turn lanes provided at intersections
  • 2-lane cross-section in mid-block areas

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Updated: 01/03/2014
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