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APA 2012 General Plan Action PlansPresentation Transcript
City Planning and ManagementDivision Strategic Plans
City Planning and ManagementDivisionMission to “advance the practice of city planningand management in the large-city setting." a focus upon planning agency management, an orientation toward big cities, and an emphasis upon the practical over the theoretical.
StrategicPlanning Joseph Horwedel City of San Jose
A Growing,Changing City
A City of Growth and Change
Next 20 Years…Growth Shifts to Seniors, Young Adults
How to Plan for Growth? Task Force Land Use / Transportation Guidelines: • Plan for People not just cars • Meet the needs of business that drive innovation • Reduce vehicle miles traveled and green house gasses • Provide adequate land for new job and housing growth • Create walkable and bike friendly “neighborhood villages” • Create complete and vibrant regional “hubs” 11
Growth Distribution Growth Study Scenarios San José 2020 (No Project) 255,550 Jobs / 82,110 Units Scenario 1-C (Low Growth) 346,550 Jobs / 88,650 Units Scenario 2-E (Medium Growth) 360,550 Jobs / 135,650 Units Scenario 3-K (ABAG / High Housing) 339,530 Jobs / 158,965 Units Scenario 4-J (High Jobs) 526,050 Jobs / 88,650 Units Scenario 5-H (Medium-High Growth) 431,550 Jobs / 135,650 Units 12
470,000 New job capacity
Our plan for today• Setting the stage : Why are we here today?• Can you measure “Good Planning”?• What is going on already• Tracking progress on change
Input Performance Targets• Miles of trails per capita• Books per capitia• Traffic LOS D• Average years staff experience• Acres parkland per 1,000 pop
Setting Achievable Service TargetsDon’t go looking for the perfectperformance measure. It doesn’texist. So, start with a good measureor two. Identify their flaws.Be alert for them. Can you livewith them? Make some adjustments?Still, you’ll never eliminate all of the flaws.Get over it. Bob Behn, Kennedy School of Government
Setting Achievable Service TargetsEffective targets should be based on:•What the customer needs or wants.•What the organization can deliver.•Choice and consequence balance.•What can be tracked and reported.•Match phase of process.
CitiStat Goals:• Accurate and Timely Intelligence Shared by All• Rapid Deployment of Resources• Effective Tactics and Strategies• Relentless Follow-up and Assessment
Resources to Help Track Progress
Tracking Progress: CitiStat• Measurement against targets• Monthly Comparisons• Volume and percent of all activity• Trends
Measuring complete neighborhoods.Envision 2040 Plan adding measures for access to:• Parks, trails, and open space• Neighborhood retail, fresh foods• Library and community center• Faith community and non profits• Quality schools• Public transit• Jobs
New tools to measure plans
Walkscore.com - San Jose
My neighborhood walkability
Just down the street ... a 91 score
What that 91 score looks like...
What it looks like to the public
1/3rd mile walking distance to parkMeasuringaccessibility ofamenities toneighborhoods
Thinking about new parks
Online Community Profile Tools
Online Tools Home Buyers use
More Groups are Measuring Us
Bringing Measurement to Planning: Dashboards• Dashboards help staff and managers talk about performance• Use customer stories to connect staff to service delivery issues.
Bringing Measurement to Planning:Dashboards in San Jose
Assessing Your ProgressBe aware of distortions in your progress • Targets can encourage perverse behaviors • “Teaching to the Test” What get measured gets done Peter DruckerUsing outputs to measure the performance ofan agency or an individual can drive public employeesto maximize the outputs while ignoring the outcomes.
Communicate the Progress!!• Talk with staff about their results• Publish quarterly and annual reports• Make sure your elected officials know• Find opportunities to celebrate
Reassessing Your ProgressAre outputs or results achieving thedesired outcome?
Online ResourcesPresentation on Development Service Improvement and links to documents are available online at:
What is a good measure of planning?What should we measure to show success?Should we measure / report what we do not control?How do we measure long term benefits?What level should we measure planning? - Neighborhood, City, County?
San José Green Vision Economic Growth Environmental Stewardship Enhanced Quality of Life
Progress Report Green Vision Goal 2011 Status 2022 TargetClean Tech Jobs 7,000 25,000Per Capita Energy Use Reduction (%) 9.2 50Electricity from Renewable Energy (%) 17 100Green Buildings (million square feet) 5.4 50Trash Diverted from Landfills (%) 71 100Average Daily Use of Recycled Water (Million 8.1 40Gallons Per Day)Alternate Fuel Vehicles in Public Fleet (%) 40 100Net New Trees 6,617 100,000Smart Streetlights 297 62,000Interconnected Trails (miles) 53.7 100
Key Accomplishments • 3,274 solar PV systemsSeven Trees Community Center installed ~ 44.4 MW • 5.4 million sq. ft. of certified Green Buildings including 1.4 million municipal sq. ft. • 71% overall diversion, 77% multi-family, 84% City Facilities • Advanced Water Treatment Facility construction underway
Key Accomplishments • General Plan Update adopted by Council • 40% of City fleet on alternative fuel; GHG emissions reduced by 32% • Awarded contract for 2,100 streetlights and CPUC
Key Accomplishments • 60% of street tree inventory completed • OCF Community Tree Nursery • $5.4 million in grants for bike and pedestrian improvements • 5.7% increase in Trail Count survey; 20% above national
2012 Work Plan PrioritiesLeading by Example• Village Plans and Zoning Ordinances• Electric vehicle charging stations• “Smart” LED streetlights• Trails and on- street bike