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” 9
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
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?
Cautions for measurementBe 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 plan can drive the organizationto maximize the outputs while ignoring the outcomes.
Measuring complete neighborhoods.Envision 2040 Plan added 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
San José Green Vision Economic Growth Environmental Stewardship Enhanced Quality of Life
Green Vision 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 LED streetlights and CPUC approved PG&E tariff pilot for dimmable streetlights
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 average
2012 Work Plan PrioritiesLeading by Example• Village Plans and Zoning Ordinances• Electric vehicle charging stations• “Smart” LED streetlights• Trails and on-street bike network
Assessing your progressMake sure you have measurable goals in your plans.Include goals that you want to achieve. Don’t wasteyour time on feel good goals.Engage the whole organization in achieving the goals,especially your elected officials and your boss.Connect the goals to what the agency delivers, or getready to spend time turning the ship.
Communicate the Progress!!Talk with your communityabout the results, good orbad.Publish quarterly andannual reports that areinteresting.Make sure your electedofficials know.