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Jericho SNP<br />Township of Langley <br />Special Meeting of Council – Public Hearing<br />Monday, June 14, 2010 at 7:00p...
Challenges<br /><ul><li> Less Density & Few Transit Trips = Less Transit Options For Langley
 Mixed-Use With Local Stores vs. Big Chain Stores – What Is Needed Now?
 Commercial Stand-Alone = Unattractiveness On Our Biggest Gateway
 Enough Large Supermarkets in Area - Why Not Local Businesses
 Larger Commercial With Less Residential Is Not Higher Use of Precious Land
 Jericho Commercial Should Support Local Residents – Daily Needs - Walkable
 Neighbours Concerned With Excessive Outside Traffic With Large Commercial</li></li></ul><li>Dan Burden<br /><ul><li>“One ...
 Internationally Recognized Authority:</li></ul>   Sustainable Communities, Smart Growth & Active Transportation <br /><ul...
 Local Businesses Thrive With Lots of Local Goods
 Healthy Independent Grocers Abound & Are Profitable
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Mixed-use, Smaller Scale Retail in Langley

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Presentation by South Fraser OnTrax supporting Township of Langley staff's recommendation to limit commercial floor space in the Jericho Sub-Neighbourhood in Willoughby.

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Mixed-use, Smaller Scale Retail in Langley

  1. 1. Jericho SNP<br />Township of Langley <br />Special Meeting of Council – Public Hearing<br />Monday, June 14, 2010 at 7:00pm<br />
  2. 2. Challenges<br /><ul><li> Less Density & Few Transit Trips = Less Transit Options For Langley
  3. 3. Mixed-Use With Local Stores vs. Big Chain Stores – What Is Needed Now?
  4. 4. Commercial Stand-Alone = Unattractiveness On Our Biggest Gateway
  5. 5. Enough Large Supermarkets in Area - Why Not Local Businesses
  6. 6. Larger Commercial With Less Residential Is Not Higher Use of Precious Land
  7. 7. Jericho Commercial Should Support Local Residents – Daily Needs - Walkable
  8. 8. Neighbours Concerned With Excessive Outside Traffic With Large Commercial</li></li></ul><li>Dan Burden<br /><ul><li>“One of the 6 Most Important Civic Innovators in the World” - Time Magazine
  9. 9. Internationally Recognized Authority:</li></ul> Sustainable Communities, Smart Growth & Active Transportation <br /><ul><li> Port Townsend, Washington Limited Commercial Floor Space
  10. 10. Local Businesses Thrive With Lots of Local Goods
  11. 11. Healthy Independent Grocers Abound & Are Profitable
  12. 12. Vehicles have “permission” if they behave in Port Townsend
  13. 13. Port Townsend Is Walkable - Active Transportation & Land Use Planning</li></li></ul><li>Port Townsend Washington<br />Created a Sense of Place<br />Walkability And Local Businesses Were Keys to Success<br />
  14. 14. Port Townsend Washington<br />Results of Commercial Floor Space Limits<br /><ul><li>Local Independent Grocers Thriving - People Shop Often For Freshness
  15. 15. European Model – Shop Fresh Daily (stores make more money)
  16. 16. Profitable Co-Op Started With 3,800 Sq. Ft.
  17. 17. Much Of The Food Comes From Local Farms
  18. 18. Locally Produced Furniture, Clothing & More Abound
  19. 19. More Money Stays Within the Local Community
  20. 20. People Walk More – Stores Close By - Active Transportation</li></li></ul><li>Vancouver British Columbia<br />East King Edward<br />Mixed-Use - Commercial Wrapped Into Building Fabric<br />
  21. 21. Vancouver British Columbia<br />East King Edward<br />Super Market/Bank/Public Library On Transit Corridor<br />
  22. 22. Vancouver British Columbia<br />Business Results For PriceSmart - East King Edward<br /><ul><li>Low Basket – High Volume
  23. 23. Customers Buy Less Each Shopping Visit
  24. 24. Customers Shop More Frequently – Spending More $$$
  25. 25. People Walk Home With Purchases
  26. 26. Some Take Transit To Market & Home on Major Transit Routes
  27. 27. “Revenue Equal To or Better Than Larger Stores” </li></li></ul><li>Langley British Columbia<br />Healthy & Profitable Local Markets<br />
  28. 28. Langley Solutions<br />For Council Consideration<br />Limit Floor Commercial Space = Encourage Local Business/Local Products<br />Do Not Allow Commercial Ahead of Residential – Allow ONLY True Mixed Use<br />Jericho Commercial Should Support The Local Neighbourhood <br />Respect the 200th Street Transit Corridor Through Smart Land Use Planning<br />Do Not Allow a Langley Motordom Along 200th Street<br />
  29. 29. Daily Blog: www.southfraser.net<br />

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