Objectives tagged with "Clark County (CC)"

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 2

Ensure that Southern Nevada offers a range of place types to attract and retain future workers, visitors, businesses and entrepreneurs.

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Objective 2.1

Develop strategies and make targeted investments to encourage infill redevelopment and property rehabilitation.

Sub-Objectives
2.1.1

Implement the four Opportunity Site strategies: Maryland Parkway, Boulder Highway at Broadbent/Gibson, Downtown North Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas Medical District and create and encourage the use of an infill and revitalization action plan for areas with similar characteristics to the four Opportunity Site strategies that identifies barriers to mixed-use development and suggests tools to overcome them.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; City of North Las Vegas (CNLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    Has been charged with getting up to speed on "Smart Cities," incorporating new technologies.
  • Transit Planning
    -Service has been expanded on the weekends for Route 212 which passes through Boulder Highway.
    -Enhancements to Route 113 traveling through North Las Vegas have provided a boost in service running every 15 minutes.
    -Route 210 going through Lake Mead Boulevard has also seen a boost in service.
    -In general, efforts are made by the department to increase frequency wherever possible.
    -Most stops have been upgraded in North Las Vegas.
2.1.3

Make targeted enhancements in key infill areas to enhance walkability and connectivity to existing and new recreational, commercial and transportation options.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of North Las Vegas (CNLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 2.2

Develop and expand community-based economic development and reinvestment to support vibrant, transit-supported mixed-use districts throughout the Region.

Sub-Objectives
2.2.3

Identify, adopt and support programs that aid in the revitalization of local business districts, such as the arts district in downtown Las Vegas and areas with active business associations.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    CLV, COH, CNLV offer RDA redevelopment incentives in urban core

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 3

Enhance the role of small businesses and entrepreneurs as leaders in economic diversification and revitalization.

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Objective 3.1

Determine the building and space needs of entrepreneurs and startups to embolden existing small businesses to participate in revitalization.

Sub-Objectives
3.1.5

Provide tools and technical assistance to business districts to help increase their market draw.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 1

Stabilize and strengthen existing neighborhoods through placemaking improvements.

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Objective 1.2

Develop housing and employment in mixed-use transit-oriented neighborhoods near job centers, schools and other services.

Sub-Objectives
1.2.2

Consider development standards to reduce impediments to pedestrian access, such as block walls, cul-de-sacs, fencing and other obstacles that require the unnecessary use of a vehicle to travel short distances to otherwise adjacent uses, or consider including pedestrian access in the subdivision approval process.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 1.3

Initiate redevelopment activities along transit corridors that enhance ridership, promote livability, and develop community character.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.6

Increase or develop incentives on land use (e.g., FAR increases, parking reductions, etc.) to attract more compact development and allow the efficient movement of pedestrians, bicyclists, buses and motor vehicles within, to and through the area.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 2

Encourage an adequate supply of housing with a range of price, density, ownership, size and building types.

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Objective 2.1

Maintain an adequate supply of land with flexible zoning designations to meet the anticipated housing demand.

Sub-Objectives
2.1.5

Encourage updates to the housing elements of local master plans to align with housing demand.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 4

Improve neighborhood safety and protect residents from the harmful effects of pollution and hazardous materials.

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Objective 4.1

Increase safety of neighborhoods, parks and open spaces.

Sub-Objectives
4.1.2

Encourage the use of Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED) practices.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Law Enforcement Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    MPO-Engineering will partner with Transit Amenities to incorporate this objective at bus stop locations.
  • Transit Amenities
    -The department is looking into alternative shelter design factors such as retrofitting shelters with solar lighting packages.
    -Maintenance to amenities is conducted in-house and cleaning services through contracts.

Objective 4.4

Prioritize the cleanup and reuse of brownfield and grayfield sites.

Sub-Objectives
4.4.1

Remediate EPA/state/locally-identified brownfield sites to prevent further pollution and to utilize land for other uses.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.5

Promote energy efficiency to reduce regional and local energy demand.

Sub-Objectives
5.5.5

Incentivize the construction of electric vehicle charging stations in local government zoning codes by offering parking reductions and other zoning-related incentives.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA)

Time Frame: Short Term

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 1

Develop a modern transit system that is integrated with vibrant neighborhood and employment centers, better connecting people to their destinations.

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Objective 1.1

Work with the Regional Transportation Commission and other partners to develop a comprehensive transit master plan, which focuses on enhanced services that supplement existing routes.

Sub-Objectives
1.1.1

Pursue light rail and improved transit options in low and moderate income areas, including improvements to make walking and biking pleasant, safe and viable transportation options.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Long Term
4 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    -FAST will take a support role in the implementation of this objective.
    -Partnerships are in development with ride share companies (Uber and Lyft) to close the "one mile gap" to/from public transit.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    MPO-Planning along with MPO-Engineering will take a lead role for the implementation of this objective.
  • General Management and Finance
    This topic is currently being discussed.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC's "On Board" study underway - will identify potential high capacity transit corridors; RTC exploring light rail along Maryland Parkway corridor; Bicycle and pedestrian improvements are a major component to light rail/TOD infrastructure; SNS prioritizing eTOD to ensure displacement of low- and middle-income residents is minimal; Safety is key component in the RTC's updated Regional Transportation Plan; RTC's Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan (RBPP) includes recommendations for improvements across the region
1.1.6

Continue to evaluate Maryland Parkway as a BRT or rail corridor under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), with consideration given to the implementation strategies identified in the Maryland Parkway Opportunity Site study.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Long Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    MPO-Engineering is leading the effort to evaluate Maryland Parkway as a transit corridor.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    NEPA expected to be completed and released by end of 2017
1.1.9

Improve the rider experience by locating stops away from adjacent travel lanes, offering robust lighting, and making other site considerations that maximize visibility and safety.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
3 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    Paratransit is currently working on assessing locations to bus access, line of sight, stop placement and other elements in order to improve riders' experience.
  • Transit Amenities
    Shelters have been installed at every location where the Right of Way (ROW) easement is available.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC's Transit Safety Study was updated in 2013; Bus shelters are being upgraded to RTC standards; Bus stops are being moved back 5 feet where possible; Bus shelter lighting is being retrofitted; Solar panels are being added to bus shelters; RTC Customer Satisfaction Index score in Ridership Survey is at all-time high (106.5) and has increased each of the past four surveys; By end of 2017, RTC will have pushed back all the shelters it can with the available right of way; RTC will continue working with private property owners to push back other shelters; RTC is currently investigating technology options to improve pedestrian safety, generated through a request for information (RFI) that was issued in the fall of 2016
1.1.10

Update design standards to create wider sidewalks with street trees, benches, trash receptacles, streetlighting, and other streetscape amenities along key transportation corridors to make walking to transit stops more welcoming for riders and to shield them from heat during extreme temperatures.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
3 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    The Clark County Area Uniform Standard Drawings are actively revised to incorporate updated design standards for mobility, accessibility and safety considerations.
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    Mobility training, path of travel, and feedback from users is conducted to better document the path of travel.
  • Transit Amenities
    Involved with the design of the complete streets concept and most have been very receptive.

Objective 1.4

Integrate future land-use planning with existing and future transportation improvements

Sub-Objectives
1.4.4

Tailor parking requirements to encourage more concentrated development in mixed-use areas, reflect actual demand, and increase development feasibility.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    Currently working with Clark County on the RTC Parking Demand Study that assesses the parking demand and verifies what locals need to match that demand. The study should consist of two phases.

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 2

Connect and enhance bike and pedestrian facilities throughout the region.

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Objective 2.1

Implement policies and design concepts that encourage safety and ease of movement for pedestrians and cyclists.

Sub-Objectives
2.1.4

Pursue a pedestrian safety study to identify priority locations with high pedestrian vehicle conflicts to focus retrofit plans, conduct an incident management analysis, and define crash hot spots.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of North Las Vegas (CNLV) ; Clark County (CC) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
3 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Transit Amenities
    Transit Amenities has been working with the Boulder Highway Coalition to identify pedestrian safety zones.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    This study has been completed.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Southern Nevada Transportation Safety Study completed in 2015 by RTC; RTC's Boulder Highway Study will examine pedestrian safety; Safety is a priority in the RTC's updated Regional Transportation Plan; RTC's Pedestrian Infrastructure Inventory & Analysis identidied hot spots and recommended improvement; RTC's crash report identifies hot spots and includes details on crashes

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 3

Develop a safe, efficient road network that supports all transportation modes.

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Objective 3.1

Establish a road network with improved and acceptable local and regional connectivity and traffic congestion levels.

Sub-Objectives
3.1.3

Pursue a regional policy change to require roadways to be designed for target speeds as recommended in the Complete Streets Design Guidelines for Livable Communities, based on the context of the corridor and overall safety and comfort of all users, including pedestrians and bicyclists, and require justification for all target design speeds and speed limits.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 3.2

Overhaul design standards to support multiple modes and support healthy lifestyles, with special attention to the Regional's extreme summer temperatures.

Sub-Objectives
3.2.4

Promote "complete streets" cross section revisions whenever corridor reconstruction or reconfiguration occurs. Activities could include removing block walls, limiting cul-de-sacs, increasing sidewalk and bike lane widths, reducing curb cuts, and limiting driveways.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workshop of SNRPC ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Boulder City (BC) ; City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Complete Streets cross sections are being implemented at various location where tradeoffs are minimal; City of North Las Vegas adopted a Complete Streets policy; City of Henderson's Master Transportation Plan promotes Complete Streets cross sections

Building Capacity for Implementation Goal 3

Build experience and capacity in the regional plan concepts.

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Objective 3.3

Increase demand for and familiarity with alternative financing sources among real estate developers to build Plan-recommended products.

Sub-Objectives
3.3.5

Market strategic sites, such as the Opportunity Sites (Maryland Parkway Corridor, downtown North Las Vegas and Boulder Highway at Gibson/Broadbent), to developers, investors, financing institutions, neighbors and others to share the vision and desire to work collaboratively on redevelopment.

Lead Organization: Clark County (CC)
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Clark County (CC)

Time Frame: Short Term

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 5

Increase collaboration between the state government, local governments and the region’s higher education institutions to align economic development and education efforts.

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