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Creating Sustainable Places<br />A Centers-and-Corridors Strategy for Regional Sustainability<br />September 27, 2011<br />
Kansas City Region<br /><ul><li>Two states
Nine counties
120 cities
1.9 million people
4,400 square miles</li></ul>CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES                             VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
Kansas City Region – Use of Land<br />Population and Urbanized Land Area<br />Source:  Brookings, 2001<br />CREATING SUSTA...
Kansas City Region – Job Locations<br />Employment Proximity to Downtown<br />Source:  ZIP Business Pattern 2003<br />CREA...
Kansas City Region – Incomes<br />Income Disparity<br />Comparison to Developing Suburbs<br />Source:  Census 2000<br />CR...
Challenge and Approach<br />Geographic Disconnect<br />Existing/New Places    Jobs/workers<br />Incomes<br />Bring Jobs to...
Connect People to Jobs<br />URBAN CORRIDORS<br />Bus Rapid Transit<br />Streetcar<br />COMMUTER CORRIDORS<br />Express Bus...
Connect People to Jobs<br />URBAN CORRIDORS<br />MAX BRT<br />TIGER Corridors<br />Metcalf Ave<br />State Ave<br />North O...
Connect People to Jobs<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES                             VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
Connect People to Jobs<br />Shawnee Mission Parkway/Metcalf Corridor<br /><ul><li>Mission Transit Center
Park and Ride Facilities
Station/Stop Improvements
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  1. 1. Creating Sustainable Places<br />A Centers-and-Corridors Strategy for Regional Sustainability<br />September 27, 2011<br />
  2. 2. Kansas City Region<br /><ul><li>Two states
  3. 3. Nine counties
  4. 4. 120 cities
  5. 5. 1.9 million people
  6. 6. 4,400 square miles</li></ul>CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  7. 7. Kansas City Region – Use of Land<br />Population and Urbanized Land Area<br />Source: Brookings, 2001<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  8. 8. Kansas City Region – Job Locations<br />Employment Proximity to Downtown<br />Source: ZIP Business Pattern 2003<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  9. 9. Kansas City Region – Incomes<br />Income Disparity<br />Comparison to Developing Suburbs<br />Source: Census 2000<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  10. 10. Challenge and Approach<br />Geographic Disconnect<br />Existing/New Places Jobs/workers<br />Incomes<br />Bring Jobs to People<br />Connect People to Jobs<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  11. 11. Connect People to Jobs<br />URBAN CORRIDORS<br />Bus Rapid Transit<br />Streetcar<br />COMMUTER CORRIDORS<br />Express Bus<br />Bus On Shoulder<br />Regional Rail <br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  12. 12. Connect People to Jobs<br />URBAN CORRIDORS<br />MAX BRT<br />TIGER Corridors<br />Metcalf Ave<br />State Ave<br />North Oak & Eastside<br />Downtown AA<br />COMMUTER CORRIDORS<br />I-35 Bus on Shoulder<br />I-70 AA<br />Rock Island AA<br />US-71 AA <br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  13. 13. Connect People to Jobs<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  14. 14. Connect People to Jobs<br />Shawnee Mission Parkway/Metcalf Corridor<br /><ul><li>Mission Transit Center
  15. 15. Park and Ride Facilities
  16. 16. Station/Stop Improvements
  17. 17. Pedestrian Connections</li></ul>CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  18. 18. Connect People to Jobs<br />State Avenue Corridor<br /><ul><li>2 Transit Centers
  19. 19. Station/Stop Improvements
  20. 20. Pedestrian Connections</li></ul>CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  21. 21. Bring Jobs to People<br />Six Corridor Plans<br />Builds on transit investments<br />Links local planning and implementation to regional vision<br />Development Plans<br />Demonstration Projects<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  22. 22. Bring Jobs to People<br />Implementation Guidebook<br />Participation Strategy<br />Who to engage and how<br />Outreach techniques<br />Framework<br />Step by step guide to plan implementation <br />Development examples and options<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  23. 23. Bring Jobs to People<br />Tool Development<br />Economic feasibility<br />Visualization<br />Natural Resources Inventory (NRI)<br />Sustainable codes<br />Health Impact Assessments<br />Complete Streets<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  24. 24. Bring Jobs to People<br />Indicators<br />Tied to guiding principles<br />Broad performance measures<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />
  25. 25. Smart Moves<br />www.kcsmartmoves.org<br />TIGER<br />www.marc.org/tiger<br />Creating Sustainable Places<br />www.marc.org/sustainableplaces<br />Mell Henderson <br />Director of Transportation <br />Mid-America Regional Council<br />816-474-4240<br />mellh@marc.org<br />More Information<br />CREATING SUSTAINABLE PLACES VIBRANT | CONNECTED | GREEN<br />

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