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Open Space Master Plan, Miami-Dade County Parks & Rec Dept.

Open Space Master Plan, Miami-Dade County Parks & Rec Dept.

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  • CRITICAL The Parks and Open Space System Master Plan is not a “Plan ”, per se, about you or me Or about today or tomorrow, But a vision of a better place to live, work and play It is a conceptual framework for to create / redevelop a better Miami-Dade County for future generations. It’s difficult for many of us to think about the future with the many challenges that we face today But if we are to leave a better place for our children We must put into place today… policies, procedures and structure to guide the future development and redevelopment of Miami-Dade County.

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  • BUILDING A BETTER MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Parks and Open Space System Master Plan www.miamidade.gov/parks/
    • Creating a 50 Year, Unifying Vision for a Livable, Sustainable Miami-Dade County “through the Parks Window”
    • Public Realm Components:
    • Great Parks
    • Great Public Spaces
    • Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • Great Greenways and Blueways
    • Great Streets
    Parks and Open Space System Master Plan
    • Equity
    • Accessibility
    • Seamlessness
    • Sustainability
    • Beauty
    • Multiple Benefits
    Guiding Principles to Create a Model Park System: Where Residents Want to Live Employers Want to Do Business Tourist Want to Visit
  • Miami-Dade County
    • MAJOR METROPOLITAN CHALLENGES
    • Diminished Quality of Life
    • Increasing Congestion
    • Declining Recreation and Open Space
    • Visual Blight
    • Limited Transportation Options
    • Social Inequities
    • Population Growth and Diversity
                       
  • 2060 2005 17.9 Million 35.8 Million State of Florida Population Forecast Biggest Challenges Population Growth
  • Existing Developed Land and Permanent Conservation Lands Developed Land Conservation Lands Permanently Protected
  • 2060 Developed Lands and Permanent Conservation Lands Developed Land Conservation Lands Permanently Protected
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  • Meeting the Challenge
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    • Great Parks
    • 1. Great Parks
    • 2. Great Public Spaces
    • 3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 4. Great Greenways and Blueways
    • 5. Great Streets
    Park System Window
  • Great Parks Are Accessible to Everyone, Regardless of Age or Ability… providing a diverse and balanced system of passive and active recreational opportunities
    • Walk for recreation
    • Exercise
    • Walk the dog
    • Ride a bike, skate
    • Sit outside, read, contemplate
    • Play on a playground
    • Play a game of catch, frisbee
    • Picnic, sun bathe
    • Play pick-up sports
    • Fish without a boat
    • Attend a local arts festival, concert or other special event
    Locally, every resident should be able to:
    • Play organized indoor and outdoor competition sports
    • Exercise, attend classes/ lectures/ social functions
    • Swim recreationally or competitively in a pool
    • Paddle a canoe or kayak
    • Go boating
    • Go to the beach
    Every resident should also be able to:
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  • and Greenways
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  • Through the Park System Window
  • Through the Park System Window
  • Through the Park System Window
  • Through the Park System Window
    • New Affordable Housing Sites
    • Stabilized Neighborhood
    • Defined Edges of Park Space
    • Additional “Eyes on the Park” for Security
    Through the Park System Window
    • Great Public Spaces
    • 1. Great Parks
    • 2. Great Public Spaces
    • 3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 4. Great Greenways and Blueways
    • 5. Great Streets
    Park System Window
  • Great Public Spaces are Designed to Engage Residents… providing diverse social, recreation and economic development opportunities
  • Transit Stations
  • TRANSIT ORIENTED PARKS
    • Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 1. Great Parks
    • 2. Great Public Spaces
    • 3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 4. Great Greenways and Blueways
    • 5. Great Streets
    Park System Window
  • Great Natural and Cultural Areas are Planned and Managed to Balance Access and Resource Protection… protecting and enhancing the natural and cultural heritage of the region, as well as restoring biological diversity and ecological function.
  • FP&L Mitigation Bank Trinity Pine Rockland
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  • Balance Access, Conservation and Education Outreach Programs, Marketing, Neighborhood Involvement, Water Conservation
    • Greenways and Blueways
    • 1. Great Parks
    • 2. Great Public Spaces
    • 3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 4. Great Greenways and Blueways
    • 5. Great Streets
    Park System Window
  • Great Greenways and Blueways Connect Every Resident to Parks, Schools, Work and Shopping… provide wildlife habitat, scenic vistas, recreation and transportation opportunities and provide urban form
  • Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
  • Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
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    • Western Greenway:
    • Enhances the Rural Character of the Area
    • Helps Transition to Farmland and the Everglades
    • Provides New Recreation Opportunities for all County Residents
    • GREAT STREETS
    • 1. Great Parks
    • 2. Great Public Spaces
    • 3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas
    • 4. Great Greenways and Blueways
    • 5. Great Streets
    Park System Window
  • Great Streets Are Designed as Linear Parks…
    • connecting parks and neighborhoods through tree lined boulevards, parkways, and neighborhood streets that encourage people to walk, bicycle and live healthier lifestyles
  • Green Infrastructure SW 22 nd Terrace
  • Olive Avenue – West Palm Beach
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  • Master Plan Vision
    • This is Not an Impossible Dream…
    • Next Steps:
    • Shape Public Policy and Practices
    • Institutionalize Master Plan
    • South Florida
    • Park Coalition
    • Parks Foundation
    • www.parksfoundationofmiami-dade.com/
  • What Can You Do Become Champions of Parks Join the Parks Foundation Plant a Tree…Adopt a Tree Organize Your Neighbors Adopt a Park Become Stakeholders Bike to Shop Walk to A Park www.miamidade.gov/ greatparksummit/
  • Thank You
    • http://www.miamidade.gov/parks/
    • www.miamidade.gov/greatparksummit/
    • www.parksfoundationofmiami-dade.com/
    • Additional Examples
  • NORTH MIAMI BEACH: SNAKE CREEK CANAL GREENWAY CONNECTS STADIUM TO BEACHES ADDITIONAL SPECIFIC EXAMPLES:
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  • Green Infrastructure Tamiami Trail
  • Green Infrastructure SW 137 Ave
  • DOWNTOWN ORLANDO