Objectives tagged with "City of Las Vegas (CLV)"

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 1

Match land use and transportation plans with regional economic development plans.

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Objective 1.3

Foster the development of the healthcare and education sectors, locally serving sectors that would enhance quality of life for residents to better integrate with existing land uses and create a better environment to attract new workers.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.1

Support community stakeholders to plan for regional educational and medical assets that support economic growth and diversification, such as a UNLV medical school.

Lead Organization: Las Vegas Health Education Advocacy Leadership of Southern Nevada(Las Vegas HEALS)
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; State Agencies ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1.3.2

Encourage quality housing and transit near existing medical facilities, schools and training programs to increase access to local medical providers and provide opportunities for residency programs in order to get doctors to stay in the region.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • As the County updates its various comprehensive plan elements, goals and policies will be added to address this objective.
1.3.3

Identify how and where medical and educational institutions can be integrated into mixed-use developments in economically disadvantaged neighborhoods to stimulate economic vitality while offering needed services.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • As the County updates its various land use plans, it will look for opportunities to implement its "Activity Center" concept which will reinforce the concept of mixed use developments.

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.

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
1.2.5

Partner with local healthcare and educational institutions to encourage the development of attractive, high-quality housing, and supporting businesses and services that support and are supported by higher education, medical or hospital districts.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 1.3

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

Sub-Objectives
1.3.2

Provide technical assistance to local jurisdictions, such as model zoning overlays, for transit-oriented development.

Lead Organization: Federal Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Short Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 3

Support access to healthcare, healthy food, parks and community services.

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Objective 3.3

Prioritize access to parks, trails, open space, recreational facilities, and opportunities for physical exercise.

Sub-Objectives
3.3.2

Identify vacant or underutilized land with low-income, at-risk or underserved communities that can be repurposed for public spaces.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
3.3.3

Develop an action plan to increase park accessibility for areas that are underserved.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: National Parks Service (NPS) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV)

Time Frame: Short 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
4.1.3

Pursue the creation of community development organizations and community development efforts to ensure there are nonprofit organizations based in local neighborhoods working to build safety, community pride, and reinvestment projects.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities: City of Las Vegas (CLV)

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
5.5.4

Promote the use of electric vehicles in local and state government fleets.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
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
1.1.4

Develop implementation criteria by which future corridors will be prioritized including: potential ridership, economic development/Transit Oriented Development (TOD) potential, proximity to jobs, housing and education, enhanced quality of life, and integration with the bike and pedestrian network.

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: City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; 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
    MPO-Planning and Transit Planning will take a lead role, and MPO-Engineering will provide a support role for the implementation of this objective.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    MPO-Planning is developing an interactive Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) viewer, which will allow the department to correlate data such as safety and congestion.
  • Transit Planning
    -Have identified and ranked 33 routes for improvements, which will be included in the 10-year plan.
    -Focus is on improving routes that provide economic sense, jobs and other benefits to include in the 10-year plan.
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.

Increase Transportation Choice Goal 2

Connect and enhance bike and pedestrian facilities throughout the region.

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Objective 2.2

Increase funding strategies for investments in the bicycle and pedestrian network.

Sub-Objectives
2.2.3

Consider alternative funding sources to connect the bicycle and pedestrian network to the transit network.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    Club Ride currently provides Easy Rider passes, payroll tax deductions, and monthly prizes, which can be considered as alternative funding sources for commuters.
  • General Management and Finance
    RTC's Bike Share system, being launched in late Summer 2016, will provide a self-service rental service of 180 bicycles with 18 stations in the first phase of the program.

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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Objective 5.1

Partner with higher education institutions to support economic development.

Sub-Objectives
5.1.1

Pursue a stronger higher education system that includes a UNLV medical school, a tier 1 research institution, and Graduate Medical Education programming, (formal medical education either hospital sponsored or hospitalbased training) following completion of an M.D. or D.O. degree.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of Las Vegas (CLV) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    UNLV School of Medicine opened in fall 2017; UNLV actively pursuing Tier 1 designation