#78 Sustaining Complete Streets Momentum - Lopez

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#78 Sustaining Complete Streets Momentum - Lopez

  1. 1. Sustaining Complete Streets MomentumComplete Streets Policy in Baldwin Park Pro Walk Pro Bike Sept ember 13, 2012 L on g B e a c h , C A Salvador Lopez Jr. Health and Built Environment Analyst / Planner City of Baldwin Park, CA
  2. 2. BALDWIN PARK DEMOPGRAPHICS  20  miles  North  East  of  Los  Angeles    Median  age  is  26.9  years      34%  under  age  19;  70%  under  34    15%  of  families  and  18%  of  individuals  live  below   poverty  (200  U.S.  Census)    34.3%  of  all  students  are  overweight;  65%  Unfit  (CA   Physical  Fitness  Test,  2005)    78%  LaSno;  12%  Asian;  7%White      Mix  of  mulS-­‐generaSonal  and  immigrant  
  3. 3. OPPORTUNITYRENEW  Ini)a)ve  RENEWING  ENVIRONEMNTS    NUTRITION  EXERCISE  WELLNESS  
  4. 4. NATIONAL RECOGNITION#1 Policy in the Nation
  5. 5. PARTNERSHIPS Baldwin Park Unified School DistrictCommunity Partners:Baldwin Park Resident Advisory Council (BPRAC)People on the Move (POTM)Healthy Teens on the Move (HTOM)
  6. 6. Building Momentum  2006  Walkability  Audit/Assessment    SMART  Streets  Taskforce    CalTrans  Grant  –  5-­‐day  Design  Charreae  Local  Government   Commission    Complete  Streets  Taskforce    BPRAC  /  POTM  /  HTOM  
  7. 7. Community Engagement
  8. 8. Passage of Policy  Reconvened  our  SMART  Streets  Taskforce    Created  2  Complete  Streets  Taskforces     Partners  Taskforce  –  BPUSD  Principals/staff/ elected  and  appointed  officials       Community  Taskforce  –  BPRAC/HTOM/ People  on  the  Move  CollaboraSve        Technical  Advisory  Commiaee  
  9. 9. Policy Structure 10  Policy  Elements     All  Agencies,  All    Vision   Roads    All  Users     Design  Criteria    All  Projects     Context  SensiSvity    ExcepSons     Performance   Measures    Creates  a  network     ImplementaSon    
  10. 10. Outcomes:  Improve  Walkability  and  Bikability      Improve  Safety    Improve  Access  &  ConnecSvity    Improve  Air  Quality    Decrease  Obesity  Rates    Equity  for  all  
  11. 11. Physical Outcomes:  Road  Diets    More  bike  lanes    Safe  Crossings  at  key  intersecSon    Decrease  in  vehicle  speeds    More  Streets  Trees  
  12. 12. Supporting Implementation  Complete  Streets  Advisory  Commiaee    Inventory  of  Pedestrian  and  Bicycle  Infrastructure    Pedestrian  and  Bicycle  TransportaSon  Plan    Living  Streets/Complete  Streets  Design  Manual    Safe  Routes  to  School  Plan    ConSnue  to  acSvely  seek  funding  sources  (Grants)    Staff  Training  and  CoordinaSon  
  13. 13. Existing Conditions
  14. 14. ProposedImprovements
  15. 15. Class II Bike Lane
  16. 16. SALVADOR LOPEZ JR.HEA LTH A N D B UI LT EN VI RO N M EN T A N A LY S T / PLAN N ER CITY OF BALDWIN PARK, CA OFFICE: (626) 813-5261 EMAIL: SLOPEZ@BALDWINPARK.COM WWW.BALDWINPARK.COM THANK YOU!

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