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Healthy Development and Active Design Webinar

WALKSacramento
September 10, 2020

Healthy Development and Active Design Webinar

This webinar is intended to help health practitioners, transportation and land use planners, and livability advocates analyze development projects and make recommendations that will improve health.

Speakers:
Teri Duarte, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
Chris Holm, WALKSacramento
John Maradik-Symkowick, Freeport Boulevard Transportation Safety Committee

This webinar is part of our Safe Routes to Parks and Healthy Retail webinar series.

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  1. • For questions, please
    use the Q&A box.
    • This webinar is being
    recorded and will be
    made available.

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  2. WALKSacramento is a
    nonprofit planning and
    advocacy organization that
    improves quality of life and
    health equity through
    community-centered policy
    and systems change in land
    use, transportation, and
    community development.
    About WALK

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  3. This webinar is part of our Safe Routes to Parks and
    Healthy Retail webinar series funded by the Sacramento
    County Public Health.
    Special Thanks to
    The California Department of Public Health, with funding from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – USDA SNAP, produced this
    material. These institutions are equal opportunity providers and employers. For important nutrition information, visit www.CaChampionsForChange.net

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  4. Today's Speakers
    Speaker Speaker
    John Maradik-
    Symkowick
    Chair
    Speaker
    Freeport Boulevard Transportation
    Safety Committee
    Chris Holm
    Project Manager
    WALKSacramento
    Teri Duarte
    Land Use and Health Planner
    Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality
    Management District

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  5. Using Development Project Review to
    Promote Active Design and Health
    Teri Duarte, MPH, Land Use and Health Planner
    Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
    September 10, 2020
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  6. Development Project Review

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  7. Planners are the link to mandated
    development project improvements
    The City has broad authority under police powers for all projects to protect
    welfare, safety and health
    Planners can mandate project changes through
    Conditions of Approval
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  8. Success with bike and ped infrastructure
    Sutterville Starbucks
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  9. Original Plan Revised Plan
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    This project contributes to neighborhood walkability and multiple health benefits
    o Reduced obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes
    o Increased safety
    o Better social connections
    o Less noise (less stress, better cardiovascular health)
    o Better air quality
    o Better climate adaptability

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  11. Thank you!
    Teri Duarte, MPH
    Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
    [email protected]
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    Up next!

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  12. Toolkit Overview

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  13. Land Use Type

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  14. Design Category

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  15. Design Elements

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  16. Goal and Justification

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  17. Design Recommendations

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  18. Policy Guidance

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  19. Appendix: Policy References

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  20. Example Partial Review
    The Park (new Raley's on Freeport Blvd)

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  21. Site Design - Circulation

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  22. Site Design – Circulation – Internal Complete Streets

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  23. Site Design – Circulation – Internal Complete Streets

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  24. Site Design – Circulation – safe pedestrian access

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  25. Site Design – Circulation – clearly defined walkways

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  26. Site Design – Circulation – a minimal number of driveways

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  27. Site Design - Bike Parking - Convenient and close to building
    entrances

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  28. Site Design – Landscaping - Tree shade for pedestrians

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  29. Site Design – Landscaping - Trees shade parking lots

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  30. Freeport Boulevard
    Safety Update
    Freeport Boulevard Transportation Safety Committee
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  31. Freeport Blvd. (North of Sutterville)
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  32. Freeport Blvd. (South of Sutterville)
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  33. Freeport Boulevard Transportation Safety
    Committee Charter
    Goals
    1. Reduce vehicle speeds to improve safety for all users of Freeport
    Boulevard.
    2. Increase safety and mobility for people of all ages and abilities by
    improving the accessibility of sidewalks and adding protective bike lanes
    and enhanced crosswalks along Freeport Boulevard.
    3. Improve the attractiveness and usability of the Freeport Boulevard
    streetscape for residents and shoppers travelling via all modes of
    transportation.
    4. Strive to ensure that the safety of neighboring residential streets will not
    be significantly impacted by changes along Freeport Boulevard.
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  34. Freeport Boulevard Transportation Safety
    Community Survey
    •3/7 to 5/29, 2019
    •223 Responses
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    Freeport Blvd. Walk
    Audit
    May 11, 2019
    http://www.slpna.org/newsletters/Freeport%20Walk
    %20Audit%20Report_FINAL.pdf

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  36. Walk Audit Participant Goals:
    • Improving traffic safety and health for all residents
    • Increasing access to alternative, low-carbon forms of travel such as walking,
    biking, and transit
    • Ensuring that new development along Freeport Boulevard contributes to
    creating a safe walkable and bikeable environment
    • Identifying improvements that make walking and bicycling comfortable for
    people of all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, including investing in
    continuous pedestrian and bicycle networks
    • Increasing productive communication between the Freeport Boulevard
    Transportation Safety Committee, other residents, and the City in the
    pursuit of streetscape improvements
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  37. Walk Audit Strategies:
    • Slow traffic and provide more separation between active modes of
    travel and motor vehicles
    • Increase the safety and number of street crossings and intersections
    • Activate the street to encourage more walking and biking
    • Engage with the City’s economic development department to plan
    new development to be consistent with the community’s
    transportation goals
    • Prioritize improvements for people using transit and families getting
    to and from school
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  38. Alternatives explored: Extend road diet
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  39. Alternatives explored: Narrow lanes and install
    additional planted median islands and buffered
    bike-lanes
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  40. Alternatives explored: Curb extensions (bulb-
    outs)
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  41. Alternatives explored: Signalized Pedestrian
    Crossings
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  42. Additional alternatives explored:
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    • Install lead pedestrian intervals
    • Consolidate driveways
    • Complete sidewalk gaps
    • Plant additional trees
    • Install outdoor seating and other pedestrian amenities
    • Install planter strips
    • Upgrade bus stops

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  43. City of Sacramento Safety Grant Application
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  44. Transportation Safety Grant
    • In June 2020, the City of
    Sacramento was awarded a grant
    of $509,000 to study both
    Northgate Blvd. and Freeport
    Blvd.
    • An RFP will be issued in the Fall
    of 2020.
    • Community outreach and
    planning effort will kick off in
    winter 2021.
    • Two corridor plans will be
    presented to City Council for
    approval in winter 2023.
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  45. Download at: www.walksacramento.org/portfolio/safe-routes-to-parks-and-healthy-retail
    Tools & Resources

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  46. To receive information about upcoming webinars and events,
    sign up for our email list here:
    https://bit.ly/walksacramentonews
    Or contact us at: [email protected]
    Alicia Brown
    [email protected]
    Chris Holm
    [email protected]

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