Lansdowne Park Update - July 3, 2014 | Accessibility | Technology

Lansdowne Update

Presentation made to the Finance and
Economic Development Committee
July 3, 2014
Overview
 Background
 Construction Update
 Council Priorities
 Transportation Demand Management
 Game Day Fan Experience
 Park Programming



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Background
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Staged Openings
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Construction Update – TD Place
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The Veil by Day
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The Veil by Night
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Entrance from Bank Street
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Aberdeen Event Square
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NE Entrance From Square
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Arena Main Concourse
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West Plaza
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Stadium South Concourse
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Stadium South Concourse
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South Stands
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The Field
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North Stands
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REDBLACKS Dressing Room
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update – Urban
Park
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Construction Update - Retail
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Construction Update - Retail
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Construction Update –
Residential/Office
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Construction Update –
Residential/Office
Building A – Bank and Holmwood
Building K – Bank Street Bridge
Building I – Office Tower Bank Street
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Commitment to Accessibility
 Key element of the Lansdowne Revitalization is to have
the site achieve the highest standards of universal
accessibility possible

 Review of on-site accessibility features by City’s
Accessibility Consultant for Lansdowne (BDEL)

 Met with Accessibility Advisory Committee to discuss
accessibility features of site and transportation options

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Commitment to Accessibility
The Lansdowne site is a welcoming inclusive site designed to
be accessible to everyone, including persons with disabilities
and older persons. – Betty Dion, BDEL Enterprises

 Accessibility features include:
• Stadium: seating, wayfinding, washrooms, etc
• Urban park: pathways, seating, play structure
• Public realm: wayfinding, tactile indicators,
directories, etc
• Accessible transportation options: AODA
compliant shuttle buses and transit options

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Showcasing Sustainability
 LEED ND submission being finalized for the Lansdowne
site

 Some sustainability features built into the site include:
• Minto@lansdowne LEED Gold homes
• Cycling features
• Water re-use for irrigation in the urban park and
improving drainage through green space
• EV charging
• White roofs
• Transit for future site residents
• Game day shuttles

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AOO Recognition
 Council has prioritized the
implementation of Algonquin
interpretative elements with
funding budgeted for the Urban
Park

 Four elements have been
developed and refined in
consultation with the AOO:
• Aberdeen Square paving
• Seven Trees
• Teaching Circle
• Ethno-botanical gardens
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Transportation Brand for TD
Place
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Enhanced Transit Service
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TD Place Off-Site Shuttle Lots
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Shuttle Routes – QED/Bank
Street
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Cycling to Lansdowne
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Cycling Facilities at
Lansdowne
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Traffic Control Plan
 Game day parking restrictions
 OPS point duty officers
 Traffic monitoring (TIMG)
 Real-time coordination

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Focus on Transportation
 Unprecedented level of planning for transportation
at Lansdowne
• TDM part of the Lansdowne approval process
• Dedicated City staff and OSEG TDM Coordinator in preparation for
summer 2014 CFL season

 Largest, most comprehensive monitoring effort
underway to make changes and adjustments in
real time
• Lansdowne Transportation Monitoring Operations Committee
composed of City, OSEG, Community, NCC members in addition
to special events stakeholders


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REDBLACKS and Fury FC
Great Fan Support!
 REDBLACKS
• Over 16,000 season tickets sold
• Home Opener…July 18
th
…SOLD OUT

 FURY FC
• Home Opener…July 20
th
…15,000 forecast
• Growing our market



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TD Place…Fan Experience
 Food and Beverage by LEVY
• Locally influenced menu
 Digital Fan Experience
• Free Wi Fi for all fans
• Over 400 HD screens
 Pre and post game activities
 Free “Park and Shuttle” and “Take Transit” options
 Secure bike storage
 Quality partnerships
• Securitas, SP+Gameday
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Urban Park Programming
 We are reaching out and there is significant interest in
booking events at Lansdowne Park
• Over 20 event organizers have expressed interest, including major
festivals
• Over 20 many site tours with local, national and international event
organizers
• Several events already confirmed for 2014 and 2015

 Working in partnership with OSEG and Ottawa Farmer’s
Market to develop complimentary programming and unified
customer service approach




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Urban Park Programming
 Programming and events at Lansdowne start soon
• Winter programming at Ottawa’s 3
rd
refrigerated outdoor ice rink
• Lansdowne will be an integral feature of Winterlude
• Working with local community service delivery partners on range of
programs
• Developing programming to suit Horticultural Building and
Aberdeen Pavilion

 Contact PRCS Lansdowne group
(Parc.lansdowne.park@ottawa.ca or 613-580-2429) for
more information or participate in upcoming Councillor
Assistant Lansdowne 101


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Urban Park Official Opening
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Questions?
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