Green Infrastructure 101 - AD

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2014 Park Pride Parks and Greenspace Conference
Presenter is Andrew Dobshinsky

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Green Infrastructure 101 - AD

  1. 1. Green Infrastructure in Philadelphia Andrew Dobshinsky, AICP Associate Planner / Urban Designer, WRT
  2. 2. Philadelphia 134 square miles 1.55 million people 133 square miles 444,000 people Atlanta Center City University City Downtown Midtown
  3. 3. Green Infrastructure in Philadelphia GreenPlan Philadelphia Making the Case for Green Infrastructure Green City, Clean Waters Meeting Federal and State Water Quality Mandates Greenworks Philadelphia Defining a Sustainability Blueprint Green 2015 Achieving 500 Acres of New Green Space Philadelphia 2035 Setting a Long-Range Vision Green Streets Design Manual Putting Streets to Work Philadelphia Trail Master Plan Prioritizing Nonmotorized Corridors
  4. 4. Defining Green Infrastructure The entirety of the city’s open space network GreenPlan Philadelphia Shorthand for green stormwater infrastructure Green City, Clean Waters
  5. 5. GreenPlan Philadelphia • The City’s comprehensive plan for sustainable open space • Process started: 2006 • Plan completed: 2008 • Horizon year: 2028
  6. 6. Network of Benefits ENVIRONMENT QUALITY OF LIFE Clean Air Healthy Watersheds Robust Habitat Hospitable Climate Fresh, Local Produce Convenient Recreation Access Healthy Residents Strong, Safe Neighborhoods ECONOMY Efficient Energy Use Valuable Properties Productive Land Use Competitive Economy GreenPlan Philadelphia
  7. 7. Physical Framework GreenPlan Philadelphia
  8. 8. Physical Framework GreenPlan Philadelphia
  9. 9. Physical Framework ELEMENTS OF GREEN PLACES GREEN PLACES Trees Stormwater Management Tools Meadows Trails and Bikeways Wetlands Urban Agriculture and Community Gardens High Performance Surfaces Renewable Energy Parks and Recreation Spaces Green Schoolyards Vacant Land Opportunities Waterfronts Green Streets Green Development Plazas and Auxiliary Spaces Rail and Utility Corridor Enhancements GreenPlan Philadelphia
  10. 10. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  11. 11. GreenPlan Philadelphia WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  12. 12. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  13. 13. GreenPlan Philadelphia WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  14. 14. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  15. 15. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  16. 16. GreenPlan Philadelphia Benefits Matrix
  17. 17. GreenPlan Philadelphia Benefits Matrix
  18. 18. Measurability ATLANTA 27.0 40.0 TARGET GreenPlan Philadelphia
  19. 19. South Philadelphia West Philadelphia GreenPlan Philadelphia
  20. 20. Measurability GreenPlan Philadelphia
  21. 21. Measurability Cost/Benefit Analysis Trees South Philadelphia 30% canopy (+61,439 trees) ANNUAL COSTS AIR QUALITY +$ 482,294 WATERSHED HEALTH +$ 1,560,543 HOSPITABLE CLIMATE +$ 6,144 EFFICIENT ENERGY USE +$ 504,289 ANNUAL BENEFITS NET ANNUAL BENEFIT CAPITAL/O&M - $ 1,590,656 +$ 1,060,302 ONE-TIME BENEFIT +$ 12,297,510 HOSPITABLE CLIMATE +$ 97,688 EFFICIENT ENERGY USE +$ 12,199,822 GreenPlan Philadelphia
  22. 22. Measurability Other targets include: • Greening an additional 100 schoolyards • Creating 1,400 miles of green streets • Having a trail within a half mile of all residents Additional targets and recommendations address funding, management, operations, maintenance, education, and outreach. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  23. 23. GreenPlan Philadelphia
  24. 24. GreenPlan Philadelphia WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  25. 25. Project Selection Criteria GreenPlan Philadelphia
  26. 26. Project Selection Criteria GreenPlan Philadelphia
  27. 27. Place-Based Objectives Under 30% tree cover Impervious 500-year floodplain High environment al potential Air Toxin Risk 65 per million+ Yellow, orange, or red market area At least 40 people per acre At least 5 degrees of disadvanta ge Underserve d by parks More than a half mile from a trail GreenPlan Philadelphia
  28. 28. Place-Based Objectives GreenPlan Philadelphia
  29. 29. Green City, Clean Waters • The City’s Long-Term Control Plan for Combined Sewer Overflow Control, developed to meet regulatory requirements • $2.4 billion plan, with $1.7 billion in green stormwater infrastructure • Process started: 2006 • Plan completed: 2009 • Horizon year: 2035
  30. 30. adelphia Water Department Archives
  31. 31. WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  32. 32. Green City, Clean Waters Alternatives Evaluated
  33. 33. Ec. Social Environmenta l Affordable Scalable MeetsCSOPolicyGoals MeetsWatershedGoals CreatesJobs EnhancesRecreation ImprovesQualityof ReducesHeatEffects RestoresEcosystems ImprovesAirQuality SavesEnergy PublicSupport BenefitsAccrual Complete Sewer Separation             At completion Large-Scale Storage             At completion Green Stormwater Infrastructure with Targeted Traditional             Immediate incremental Green City, Clean Waters Alternatives Evaluated
  34. 34. Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  35. 35. Green City, Clean Waters
  36. 36. Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  37. 37. Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  38. 38. Stormwater Planter Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  39. 39. Stormwater Tree Trench Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphi
  40. 40. Corner Bumpout Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  41. 41. Green Gutter Green City, Clean Waters WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  42. 42. What does it look like? Stormwater Wetland Community Garden Green Schoolyard Green Roof Pervious Pavement Green Street Green City, Clean Waters
  43. 43. WRT for the City of Philadelphia
  44. 44. WRT for the City of Philadelphia

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