Guidelines for Station Area Plans   Guidelines for Station Area Plans• What is a Station Area Plan? Why do we need it?• Ho...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans    Guidelines for Station Area Plans                   What is a SAPWhat is a Station Ar...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans    Guidelines for Station Area Plans                 What is a SAPWhat is a Station Area...
Guidelines for Station Area PlansGuidelines for Station Area Plans        Why do we need it     Changing demographics     ...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans        Guidelines for Station Area Plans                     Why do we need itSenior Tsu...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans     Guidelines for Station Area Plans                Why do we need itYoung people: sing...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans     Guidelines for Station Area Plans                 Why do we need itMore people are e...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area PlansAnd our workforce needs to live near jobs              ...
Guidelines for Station Area PlansGuidelines for Station Area Plans        Why do we need it     Changing demographics     ...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans     Guidelines for Station Area Plans        How it is helpful to do an SAP?State Law re...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans    Guidelines for Station Area Plans        Menlo Park Station Area Plan• >1% of Menlo P...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area PlansWhy does Sierra Club have Guidelines?               Gui...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans   Guidelines for Station Area Plans  Why does Sierra Club have Guidelines?• Guidelines f...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans   Guidelines for Station Area Plans   WHAT ARE THESE GUIDELINES?Focus on FIVE issues• Co...
Guidelines for Station Area Plans        Guidelines for Station Area Plans                   How can we use it?•   Educate...
1. Urban Form1. Urban FormA. Compact DevelopmentA. Compact Development    Use highest score      Guidelines for Station Ar...
1. Urban Form1. Urban Form B. Affordability B. Affordability   Use highest score     Guidelines for Station Area Planning
2. Community & Economic Benefits-2. Community & Economic Benefits-          A. Household Trips Accommodated          A. Ho...
2. Community & Economic Benefits-   2. Community & Economic Benefits-B. Additional Community & Economic Benefits – 1 point...
2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits      EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Vil...
2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits      EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Vil...
3. Pedestrian Priority     3. Pedestrian PriorityEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEWEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIE...
3. Pedestrian PriorityEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW                                 • Auto traffic is slowed      ...
4. Transportation Alternatives                            1 point each     1             1             1                 1...
4. More Transportation Alternatives                            1 point each     1             1              1            ...
5. Energy & Resource Efficiency5. Energy & Resource Efficiency    Green Building – Use highest Score    Green Building – U...
5. Additional Energy Efficiency features5. Additional Energy Efficiency features                            One Point each...
5. Energy & Resource Efficient      5. Energy & Resource Efficient Example: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco ...
Guidelines Scorecard            Guidelines ScorecardThe process used to review projects & make recommendationsThe process ...
Guidelines created by:    Guidelines created by:Sustainable Land Use Committee     Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter     The...
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  • Station area plan jan 2013

    1. 1. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans• What is a Station Area Plan? Why do we need it?• How is it helpful?• Why does the Sierra Club have guidelines• How can we use it Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    2. 2. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans What is a SAPWhat is a Station Area Plan?Smart growth:• Integrate land use and transit Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    3. 3. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans What is a SAPWhat is a Station Area Plan?Smart growth:• Integrate land use and transit• Compact, walkable, mixed-use neighborhood• 1/2 mile radius of a transit station. Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    4. 4. Guidelines for Station Area PlansGuidelines for Station Area Plans Why do we need it Changing demographics + Growth of our population Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    5. 5. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans Why do we need itSenior Tsunami• in less than 20 years, 1/4 of the adult population of our county will be over 65.• Many will be non- drivers Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    6. 6. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans Why do we need itYoung people: singles, couples without children, Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    7. 7. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans Why do we need itMore people are electing to remain single as a lifestyle Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    8. 8. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area PlansAnd our workforce needs to live near jobs Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    9. 9. Guidelines for Station Area PlansGuidelines for Station Area Plans Why do we need it Changing demographics + Growth of our population Freeways are at capacity + Need healthier lifestyles Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    10. 10. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans How it is helpful to do an SAP?State Law requires towns to meet SB 375 and AB 32• climate change• green house gas emissionsBay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD!• new clean air standardsSo……Association of Bay Area Governments:• Reduce auto use• Modify land-use to support TRANSIT•JOBS- HOUSING balance is goal Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    11. 11. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans Menlo Park Station Area Plan• >1% of Menlo Park• Create housing for new demographic• Create vibrant economic town center• Support transit with compact development and mix of uses Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    12. 12. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area PlansWhy does Sierra Club have Guidelines? Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    13. 13. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans Why does Sierra Club have Guidelines?• Guidelines for Station Area Plans (SAP) for cities• Guidelines for Transit Oriented Development (TOD) for developers Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    14. 14. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans WHAT ARE THESE GUIDELINES?Focus on FIVE issues• Compact growth• Community benefits• Pedestrian top priority• Transportation options: walk bike, shuttles, buses, transit passes, car share, bike share, TDM, etc.• Green buildings and site Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    15. 15. Guidelines for Station Area Plans Guidelines for Station Area Plans How can we use it?• Educate City officials• Educate the client• Educate the public• Meet state law• While preserving neighborhooods Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    16. 16. 1. Urban Form1. Urban FormA. Compact DevelopmentA. Compact Development Use highest score Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    17. 17. 1. Urban Form1. Urban Form B. Affordability B. Affordability Use highest score Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    18. 18. 2. Community & Economic Benefits-2. Community & Economic Benefits- A. Household Trips Accommodated A. Household Trips Accommodated 1 2 3 4 5 76-80 81-85 86-90 91-95 96-100 pts. pts. pts. pts. pts.www.walkscore.com Use highest score Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    19. 19. 2. Community & Economic Benefits- 2. Community & Economic Benefits-B. Additional Community & Economic Benefits – 1 point eachB. Additional Community & Economic Benefits – 1 point each ….to create a vibrant neighborhood • “A Sense of Place” • Prioritize existing local businesses • State-of-the-Art Telecommunications facilities • Safe Routes to Schools • Upgraded parks • Access to Open Space • Daycare facilities • Bike facilities & Complete Streets • Electric Car charging spots • Car Share within 3 blocks 10 possible points Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    20. 20. 2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Village at BART, Oakland EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Village at BART, OaklandFeatures:• Public Plaza• Farmers Market• Retail & Restaurants• Office Space How many points would it get? Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    21. 21. 2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits2. Additional Community & Economic Benefits EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Village at BART, Oakland EXAMPLE: Fruitvale Transit Village at BART, OaklandFeatures:• Public Plaza• Farmers Market• Retail & Restaurants• Office Space• Library• Child Care Facility• Health Clinic• <20% national chains• Local Festivals How many points would it get? Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    22. 22. 3. Pedestrian Priority 3. Pedestrian PriorityEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEWEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW • Auto traffic is slowed • Wide active sidewalk • Train station nearby • On bus route • SENSE of PLACE • Elegant street details • No chain stores • Mid block crossings • Mid block “Paseos” Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    23. 23. 3. Pedestrian PriorityEXAMPLE: CASTRO STREET, MOUNTAIN VIEW • Auto traffic is slowed • Wide active sidewalk • Train station near • On bus route • SENSE of PLACE • Elegant street details • No chain stores • Mid block crossings • Mid block “Paseos” Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    24. 24. 4. Transportation Alternatives 1 point each 1 1 1 1 1 Each street Auto L.O.S. Equal modal Congestion Streets usedpriority rated not used splits priority pricing for for uses e.g. parking plaza Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    25. 25. 4. More Transportation Alternatives 1 point each 1 1 1 1 1Free transit Bike Share Free Access to Bicycle pass within Shuttle buses bike and ped boulevards provided 3 blocks trails Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    26. 26. 5. Energy & Resource Efficiency5. Energy & Resource Efficiency Green Building – Use highest Score Green Building – Use highest Score Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    27. 27. 5. Additional Energy Efficiency features5. Additional Energy Efficiency features One Point each One Point each 1 1 1 1 1Low Impact Restored FSC certified De- Other Develop- natural or recycled constructed innovations ment services wood used at up to 75% (e.g.greywater) (e.g.creeks) 75% Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    28. 28. 5. Energy & Resource Efficient 5. Energy & Resource Efficient Example: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco Example: California Academy of Sciences, San FranciscoReducing thecarbonfootprintandPreservingthe naturalworld. Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    29. 29. Guidelines Scorecard Guidelines ScorecardThe process used to review projects & make recommendationsThe process used to review projects & make recommendations Maximum possible score: 75 1. Compact Urban Form & Affordability 10 2. Community & Economic Benefits 30 3. Pedestrian Priority 5 4. Transportation Alternatives 15 5. Energy & Resource Efficiency 10 6. Other Features not listed 5 Min. Passing Grade is 30-35 however Goal 50 is: Guidelines for Station Area Planning
    30. 30. Guidelines created by: Guidelines created by:Sustainable Land Use Committee Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter The Guidelines and Scorecard are tools for A vibrant livable “Station Area Plan” Guidelines for Station Area Planning

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