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BUILDING A BETTER MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Parks and Open Space System Master Plan www.miamidade.gov/parks/
<ul><li>Creating a 50 Year, Unifying Vision for a Livable, Sustainable Miami-Dade County “through the Parks Window” </li><...
<ul><li>Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Seamlessness </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><...
Miami-Dade County <ul><li>MAJOR METROPOLITAN CHALLENGES </li></ul><ul><li>Diminished Quality of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Inc...
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
 
Meeting the Challenge
 
<ul><li>Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great N...
Great Parks   Are Accessible to Everyone, Regardless of Age or Ability… providing a diverse and balanced system of  passiv...
<ul><li>Walk for recreation  </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Walk the dog </li></ul><ul><li>Ride a bike, skat...
<ul><li>Play organized indoor and outdoor competition sports </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise, attend classes/ lectures/ social ...
 
and Greenways
 
Through the Park System Window
Through the Park System Window
Through the Park System Window
Through the Park System Window
<ul><li>New Affordable Housing Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Stabilized Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Defined Edges of Park Spa...
<ul><li>Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3....
Great Public Spaces   are Designed to Engage Residents… providing diverse social,  recreation and economic development opp...
Transit Stations
TRANSIT ORIENTED PARKS
<ul><li>Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul...
Great Natural and Cultural Areas   are Planned and Managed to Balance Access and Resource Protection… protecting and enhan...
FP&L Mitigation Bank Trinity Pine Rockland
 
Balance Access, Conservation and Education  Outreach Programs, Marketing, Neighborhood Involvement, Water Conservation
<ul><li>Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li...
Great Greenways and Blueways   Connect Every Resident to Parks, Schools, Work and Shopping… provide wildlife habitat, scen...
Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
 
<ul><li>Western Greenway: </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the Rural Character of the Area </li></ul><ul><li>Helps Transition to...
<ul><li>GREAT STREETS </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great...
Great Streets   Are Designed as Linear Parks… <ul><li>connecting parks and neighborhoods through tree lined boulevards, pa...
Green Infrastructure SW 22 nd  Terrace
Olive Avenue – West Palm Beach
 
Master Plan Vision <ul><li>This is Not an Impossible Dream…  </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>Shape Public ...
What Can You Do Become Champions of Parks Join the Parks Foundation Plant a Tree…Adopt a Tree Organize Your Neighbors Adop...
Thank You <ul><li>http://www.miamidade.gov/parks/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.miamidade.gov/greatparksummit/ </li></ul><ul><li>w...
NORTH MIAMI BEACH: SNAKE CREEK CANAL GREENWAY CONNECTS STADIUM TO BEACHES ADDITIONAL SPECIFIC EXAMPLES:
 
Green Infrastructure Tamiami Trail
Green Infrastructure SW 137 Ave
DOWNTOWN ORLANDO
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  1. 1. BUILDING A BETTER MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Parks and Open Space System Master Plan www.miamidade.gov/parks/
  2. 2. <ul><li>Creating a 50 Year, Unifying Vision for a Livable, Sustainable Miami-Dade County “through the Parks Window” </li></ul><ul><li>Public Realm Components: </li></ul><ul><li>Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>Great Streets </li></ul>Parks and Open Space System Master Plan
  3. 3. <ul><li>Equity </li></ul><ul><li>Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Seamlessness </li></ul><ul><li>Sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Beauty </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Benefits </li></ul>Guiding Principles to Create a Model Park System: Where Residents Want to Live Employers Want to Do Business Tourist Want to Visit
  4. 4. Miami-Dade County <ul><li>MAJOR METROPOLITAN CHALLENGES </li></ul><ul><li>Diminished Quality of Life </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing Congestion </li></ul><ul><li>Declining Recreation and Open Space </li></ul><ul><li>Visual Blight </li></ul><ul><li>Limited Transportation Options </li></ul><ul><li>Social Inequities </li></ul><ul><li>Population Growth and Diversity </li></ul>                    
  5. 5. 2060 2005 17.9 Million 35.8 Million State of Florida Population Forecast Biggest Challenges Population Growth
  6. 6. Existing Developed Land and Permanent Conservation Lands Developed Land Conservation Lands Permanently Protected
  7. 7. 2060 Developed Lands and Permanent Conservation Lands Developed Land Conservation Lands Permanently Protected
  8. 9. Meeting the Challenge
  9. 11. <ul><li>Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>4. Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>5. Great Streets </li></ul>Park System Window
  10. 12. Great Parks Are Accessible to Everyone, Regardless of Age or Ability… providing a diverse and balanced system of passive and active recreational opportunities
  11. 13. <ul><li>Walk for recreation </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise </li></ul><ul><li>Walk the dog </li></ul><ul><li>Ride a bike, skate </li></ul><ul><li>Sit outside, read, contemplate </li></ul><ul><li>Play on a playground </li></ul><ul><li>Play a game of catch, frisbee </li></ul><ul><li>Picnic, sun bathe </li></ul><ul><li>Play pick-up sports </li></ul><ul><li>Fish without a boat </li></ul><ul><li>Attend a local arts festival, concert or other special event </li></ul>Locally, every resident should be able to:
  12. 14. <ul><li>Play organized indoor and outdoor competition sports </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise, attend classes/ lectures/ social functions </li></ul><ul><li>Swim recreationally or competitively in a pool </li></ul><ul><li>Paddle a canoe or kayak </li></ul><ul><li>Go boating </li></ul><ul><li>Go to the beach </li></ul>Every resident should also be able to:
  13. 16. and Greenways
  14. 18. Through the Park System Window
  15. 19. Through the Park System Window
  16. 20. Through the Park System Window
  17. 21. Through the Park System Window
  18. 22. <ul><li>New Affordable Housing Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Stabilized Neighborhood </li></ul><ul><li>Defined Edges of Park Space </li></ul><ul><li>Additional “Eyes on the Park” for Security </li></ul>Through the Park System Window
  19. 23. <ul><li>Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>4. Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>5. Great Streets </li></ul>Park System Window
  20. 24. Great Public Spaces are Designed to Engage Residents… providing diverse social, recreation and economic development opportunities
  21. 25. Transit Stations
  22. 26. TRANSIT ORIENTED PARKS
  23. 27. <ul><li>Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>4. Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>5. Great Streets </li></ul>Park System Window
  24. 28. 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.
  25. 29. FP&L Mitigation Bank Trinity Pine Rockland
  26. 31. Balance Access, Conservation and Education Outreach Programs, Marketing, Neighborhood Involvement, Water Conservation
  27. 32. <ul><li>Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>4. Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>5. Great Streets </li></ul>Park System Window
  28. 33. 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
  29. 34. Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
  30. 35. Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
  31. 37. <ul><li>Western Greenway: </li></ul><ul><li>Enhances the Rural Character of the Area </li></ul><ul><li>Helps Transition to Farmland and the Everglades </li></ul><ul><li>Provides New Recreation Opportunities for all County Residents </li></ul>
  32. 38. <ul><li>GREAT STREETS </li></ul><ul><li>1. Great Parks </li></ul><ul><li>2. Great Public Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>3. Great Natural and Cultural Areas </li></ul><ul><li>4. Great Greenways and Blueways </li></ul><ul><li>5. Great Streets </li></ul>Park System Window
  33. 39. Great Streets Are Designed as Linear Parks… <ul><li>connecting parks and neighborhoods through tree lined boulevards, parkways, and neighborhood streets that encourage people to walk, bicycle and live healthier lifestyles </li></ul>
  34. 40. Green Infrastructure SW 22 nd Terrace
  35. 41. Olive Avenue – West Palm Beach
  36. 43. Master Plan Vision <ul><li>This is Not an Impossible Dream… </li></ul><ul><li>Next Steps: </li></ul><ul><li>Shape Public Policy and Practices </li></ul><ul><li>Institutionalize Master Plan </li></ul><ul><li> South Florida </li></ul><ul><li> Park Coalition </li></ul><ul><li> Parks Foundation </li></ul><ul><li>www.parksfoundationofmiami-dade.com/ </li></ul>
  37. 44. 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/
  38. 45. Thank You <ul><li>http://www.miamidade.gov/parks/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.miamidade.gov/greatparksummit/ </li></ul><ul><li>www.parksfoundationofmiami-dade.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Examples </li></ul>
  39. 46. NORTH MIAMI BEACH: SNAKE CREEK CANAL GREENWAY CONNECTS STADIUM TO BEACHES ADDITIONAL SPECIFIC EXAMPLES:
  40. 48. Green Infrastructure Tamiami Trail
  41. 49. Green Infrastructure SW 137 Ave
  42. 50. DOWNTOWN ORLANDO

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