Objectives tagged with "Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)"

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 1

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

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Objective 1.1

Invest in and maintain infrastructure that meets the needs of a diversified economy.

Sub-Objectives
1.1.1

In coordination with organizations such as the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA), develop a regional approach to 1) assess the need for and implement infrastructure that can support a diversified economy and 2) recommend updates to landuse plans to match land use and transportation plans and policies.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
1.1.3

Coordinate the RTC’s Regional Transportation Plan and local government master plan updates with the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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

Time Frame: Short Term

Objective 1.2

Determine future needs for employment lands.

Sub-Objectives
1.2.1

Conduct and publicize a regional inventory of available commercial and industrial land and facilities.

Lead Organization: SNS Project Team
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities: City of North Las Vegas (CNLV)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    LVGEA Industrial Building Survey (2014); LVGEA Employment Lands report (2016); LVGEA attempted to compile a regional inventory of available land, but found it too difficult to regularly update
1.2.2

Work with local governments to bolster longer-term economic growth and development by designating employment lands for future industries, while mitigating the pressure to respond to short-term development demand for residential development.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term

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.
1.3.4

Provide housing options for healthcare workers near their place of employment that integrate parks, trails, and active transportation infrastructure.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (NPS RTCA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

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
2.1.4

Preserve and enhance historic neighborhoods and allow appropriate infill and enhancements that can support the neighborhood's economic development.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of North Las Vegas (CNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
2.1.7

Work with rural communities and small towns to implement economic development goals where comparative advantages align better than in urban areas of Clark County.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Economic Development Administration (EDA) ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    LVGEA works regularly with rural municipalities on economic development goals; City of Mesquite's recreation master plan in CEDS; LVGEA working with Mesquite on Exit 118 plan and sports complex development

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
3.1.1

Identify neighborhoods that are well positioned to attract businesses from specific sectors and develop place-based strategies, cluster training, and workforce outreach efforts around those areas to reduce commute times and connect local residents to job opportunities.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR) ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities: City of North Las Vegas (CNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.1.2

Identify target industry locational needs, determine which industries are most likely to be successful in infill development, and develop a strategy to promote new development that accommodates them.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
3.1.4

Expand and pursue public market concepts that allow flexibility for a diverse range of businesses including micro-business, farmers markets, or public markets through a public-private partnership.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies ; United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Jurisdictions have changed zoning to allow farmers markets
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
3.1.6

Encourage the development of "third places," such as coffee shops or bars, essentially locations outside of work and home for people to meet and exchange ideas or work in a space with access to basic services such as WIFI at no charge, that help foster entrepreneurs and small business owners.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

Improve Economic Competitiveness & Education Goal 4

Support the educational system and learning environments through thoughtful land-use and transportation planning.

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Objective 4.2

Work closely with the Clark County School District Real Property Management Division, local governments and developers to develop thoughtful school and service siting criteria.

Sub-Objectives
4.2.1

Work with the Clark County School District to prioritize repurposing and rehabilitation of deteriorating schools, especially in neighborhoods near the Opportunity Sites.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Boulder City (BC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Through the use of Redevelopment Agency funds, CCSD and local governments are able to provide dollars to help rehabilitate schools in urban cores
4.2.2

In the spirit of collaboration, research legislative changes (local, state and federal) necessary to allow the School District more flexibility with facility use and management with particular consideration for the role of regulations affecting Recreation & Public Purposes Act leases and BLM land and related impacts on schools on BLM property.

Lead Organization: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Local Governments
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame:
4.2.6

Encourage the local business community to support education and schools programs to better connect opportunities for student career mapping, mentoring, and educational needs of employers.

Lead Organization: Private Sector and Professional Associations
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    LVGEA connects businesses with CCSD students for internship opportunities as part of BizCONNECT program; LVGEA's BeEngaged programming encourages business leaders to support educational needs; LVGEA, Public Education Foundation, and Metro Chamber developed initiative where business leaders mentor CCSD principals; LVGEA works with OWINN on workforce development efforts; CCSD has a robust Partnership Office where local government and the District are leveraging relationships to engage students and improve the quality of learning in the classroom.

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 2.2

Develop housing to meet the needs of workers in future industry sectors

Sub-Objectives
2.2.1

Diversify housing options to meet the needs of local talent and the workforce. Increase the supply of high quality multi-family (condominium) housing in the Region's commercial cores and mixed-use commercial areas.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Long Term

Objective 2.4

Develop low-income and workforce housing in neighborhoods across the region.

Sub-Objectives
2.4.4

Conduct outreach with local businesses to develop Employer Assisted Housing (EAH) programs in which major employers provide incentives for their employees to live nearby.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 3

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

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Objective 3.1

Developing new partnerships to enhance access to healthcare and community services.

Sub-Objectives
3.1.1

Develop public-private partnerships to encourage the development of primary care offices, healthcare and health-related facilities, especially in mixed-use areas that are currently underserved, and areas that are well-served by transit.

Lead Organization: Las Vegas Health Education Advocacy Leadership of Southern Nevada(Las Vegas HEALS)
Supporting Organizations: Department of Employment, Training & Rehabilitation (DETR) ; Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED) ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC)
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Paratransit and Specialized Services
    Helping Hands and Goodwill Services meeting to be conducted to share transit options.
3.1.2

Encourage the co-location of healthcare and behavioral health services to increase access to care, potentially within a "one-stop shop" or resource center for all types of social services, including an employment opportunity center.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.1.3

Work with the healthcare industry to promote community wellness, and become partners with municipalities to build "healthy communities" like those championed by the Centers for Disease Control.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

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
1.1.2

Leverage recently completed transit infrastructure projects as a foundation to develop a comprehensive transit master plan.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
1.1.3

Incorporate land use, multi-modal transportation and air quality planning considerations into future updates of the Regional Transportation Plan (RTP) multi-modal transportation plan.

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

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    The department is currently calibrating the Travel Demand Model with new functionalities to include specific information on employment areas, regional freight movement, and tweaks for transit sensitivities.
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.
1.1.5

Develop a strategy to combine public input and best practices to support the decisionmaking process when considering the locations and alignments of multi-modal connections to the airport and other destinations.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    MetroQuest survey for the RTC's Regional Transportation Plan gathered more than 7000 responses; More than 4000 responses were gathered as part of the RTC's Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan; RTC's On Board public engagement has resulted in more than 10,000 survey responses (as of September); Public engagement on the RTC's Maryland Parkway study will be done following the release of the Environmental Assessment; In all instances, public input is used to inform projects
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
1.1.7

Identify lines that would have increased frequency, limited stops, express, bus rapid transit (BRT), and light rail services.

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: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
4 Notes on this sub-objective
  • FAST
    New traffic cameras are being installed with projects such as the Flamingo Corridor Improvements to improve operations.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    MPO-Planning will take part in the identification of lines that would be best suited to incorporate increased frequency, limited stops, and other transit services.
  • Transit Planning
    Currently identified in the High Capacity Transit Plan.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC's "On Board" plan will identify potential high capacity transit lines
1.1.8

Designate a baseline transit network and set of operating standards that can serve as the foundation of the transit system.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
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.
1.1.11

Coordinate with relevant agencies to pursue interstate regional passenger rail service.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Xpress West was selected as preferred operator of proposed rail; Nevada High Speed Rail Authority, formed in 2015, is tasked with facilitating the implementation of a high-speed rail system connecting southern California and southern Nevada
1.1.12

Identify and pursue the use of complementary alternative funding sources for mass transit improvements, including national public and private funds, and existing local and state funds that are intended for public purpose and positive outcomes in the areas of: economic development or growth; green infrastructure; environmental protection; land conversion; urban land development; access to jobs, housing and education for low or moderate income individuals (LMI); and public health.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • General Management and Finance
    Partnerships with groups interested in education, brownfield development, and transit-oriented development will be sought.

Objective 1.3

Support the RTC to secure funding for the expansion, operation and maintenance of transit systems and routes.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.1

Pursue funding opportunities for system completion, right-of-way acquisition, and implementation through federal, state, and local sources.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; State Agencies ; Federal Agencies ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
1.3.2

Identify and pursue creative funding strategies to better balance transportation investments between roadway, transit, bike and pedestrian improvements.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Federal Agencies ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Local Governments ; Private Sector and Professional Associations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Build Capacity for Education Goal 1

Continue to expand public engagement and equitable access to community engagement.

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Objective 1.1

Activate residents and business people in Southern Nevada Strong Regional Plan implementation.

Sub-Objectives

Objective 1.3

Ensure Southern Nevada remains a welcoming place for people from diverse backgrounds, future generations and with varying degrees of mobility and independence.

Sub-Objectives
1.3.1

As a global community with residents and visitors from all over the world, continue to promote the region's image as a welcoming place with a sense of pride and engagement in local decision making and for talent recruitment purposes.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA) ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term

Objective 1.4

Build understanding, expertise and leadership in community development.

Sub-Objectives
1.4.3

Identify communities and organizations that are well-positioned to start, develop and grow community development corporations, organizations that focus on specific neighborhoods and often lead not-for-profit development efforts and provide affordable housing.

Lead Organization: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

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
3.3.1

Connect developers, builders and finance institutions to financing options and Plan-recommended products.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
3.3.2

Promote financing options through convenings, stakeholder meetings, and targeted industry marketing efforts.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
3.3.3

Actively recruit developers with proven experience in other markets.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
3.3.4

Host smaller, strategic networking events to connect developers and financing institutions through professional organizations or other networks.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
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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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
5.1.3

Align complementary plans, special area plans and incentives with regional target sector industries, such as medical districts.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; City of North Las Vegas (CNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.1.4

Consider public investment in a center for research and development, in partnership with area universities, hospitals, the LVGEA, and businesses that can be leveraged to promote investment and stimulate more collaboration.

Lead Organization: Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance (LVGEA)
Supporting Organizations: Education and Research Partners ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Private Sector and Professional Associations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Long Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    UNLV MGM Resorts Public Policy Institute; UNLV Harry Reid Research and Technology Park; UNLV Small Business Development Center; LVGEA launched its research center in fall 2016 to identify and support economic development and research opportunities