California Safe Routes Networks         Deb Hubsmith, DirectorSafe Routes to School National Partnership         Pro Walk ...
Three California Networks California State Network since 2007    Deb Hubsmith, Chair    California State Network    Fu...
Partnerships More than 100 organizational partners Agencies: DOT, Health, Education MPOs, Cities Schools Non-profits ...
California Action PlanOne Action Plan for the StateModeled after our National Strategic Plan Communications and Research...
California Successes   SRTS Advisory Committee   Federal SRTS funding and State SR2S funding   Governor Directive to Se...
So Cal Successes   Built a strong coalition around RTP   Health Department calculated funding need   Tripled active tra...
Bay Area Successes   BAHT Meetings with Transform   Practitioner Meetings   $20M for SRTS from CMAQ   Complete Streets...
Social Media   National Partnership website         - saferoutespartnership.org   State website – blogging daily        ...
MAP-21 Legislation   Done separately from the Networks   CA doing MAP-21 Implementation Legislation   6 Core Groups Dev...
MAP-21 Lessons Learned1. Get Involved! Stay Involved!2. Build a Coalition3. Develop an Ask4. Tie your Ask to Existing Stat...
For More Information Questions or comments? Contact:     Deb Hubsmith, Director     Safe Routes to School National Partne...
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#40 Safe Routes Networks: Building Livable Communities for Kids and Everyone - Hubsmith

  1. 1. California Safe Routes Networks Deb Hubsmith, DirectorSafe Routes to School National Partnership Pro Walk Pro Bike 2012
  2. 2. Three California Networks California State Network since 2007  Deb Hubsmith, Chair  California State Network  Funded by RWJF So Cal Regional Network since 2010  Jessica Meaney, So Cal Director  Pauline Chow, So Cal Policy Mgr  Rye Baerg, So Cal Policy Mgr  Funded by KP Bay Area Regional Network since 2012  Marty Martinez, Bay Area Policy Mgr  Funded by KP
  3. 3. Partnerships More than 100 organizational partners Agencies: DOT, Health, Education MPOs, Cities Schools Non-profits focused on transportation, health, equity, safety and more
  4. 4. California Action PlanOne Action Plan for the StateModeled after our National Strategic Plan Communications and Research Policy and Advocacy Grassroots Engagement Social Equity Sustainability
  5. 5. California Successes SRTS Advisory Committee Federal SRTS funding and State SR2S funding Governor Directive to Serve Lower-Income Schools Caltrans Complete Streets policy: DD-64-R1 Complete Streets local policy AB1358 AB321 – speed limit reduction opportunities near schools School siting and joint-use partnerships Health in All Policies Task Force Climate Change laws: AB32 and SB375 SRTS Technical Assistance Resource Center
  6. 6. So Cal Successes Built a strong coalition around RTP Health Department calculated funding need Tripled active trans funding in 2012 the RTP Three new staff hired at SCAG (the MPO) for active transportation Active Transportation Working Group Complete Streets plan forming Safe Routes to School plan forming Active Transportation financing plan forming CPPW and CTG
  7. 7. Bay Area Successes BAHT Meetings with Transform Practitioner Meetings $20M for SRTS from CMAQ Complete Streets Policy Requirement Complete Streets Checklist One Bay Area Grants Programming at County levels
  8. 8. Social Media National Partnership website - saferoutespartnership.org State website – blogging daily - saferoutescalifornia.wordpress.com/ Facebook and Twitter Email alerts Monthly meetings of all networks Special meetings for legislative issues Highlighting success stories and policy wins constantly
  9. 9. MAP-21 Legislation Done separately from the Networks CA doing MAP-21 Implementation Legislation 6 Core Groups Developed Platform; 133 signed on Serving on MAP-21 Working Group Meeting with Caltrans, Governor’s office, Legislature Separate Bill from the Speaker’s Office to broaden discussion Current proposals maintain TA funding and add more for SRTS Need to keep fighting and go further for new revenue
  10. 10. MAP-21 Lessons Learned1. Get Involved! Stay Involved!2. Build a Coalition3. Develop an Ask4. Tie your Ask to Existing State Policy5. Understand Other Stakeholder Needs6. Develop Decision Maker Champions7. Be at the Official Table8. Think Outside the TA-Only Box9. Keep the Field Posted10.Paint a Vision for the Future!
  11. 11. For More Information Questions or comments? Contact: Deb Hubsmith, Director Safe Routes to School National Partnership deb@saferoutespartnership.org Go to www.saferoutespartnership.org and sign up for our monthly e-news!

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