Objectives tagged with "Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC"

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
3.3.1

Work with the National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance (RTCA) program to request their assistance in developing community-led parks and other community gathering spaces, especially prioritizing underserved areas.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
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
3.3.4

Promote a development pattern that provides direct pedestrian-friendly connections to parks and open space between low-income, at-risk or underserved communities.

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 ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH) ; University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.3.5

Encourage adoption of ordinance/code changes to ensure developments dedicate open space or pay impact fees to a regional parks and open space fund.

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:

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.3.6

Provide superior access to the valley's natural environment (Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, Craig Ranch, and other parks) that includes welcome centers accessible to all Southern Nevadans.

Lead Organization: State Agencies
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.3.7

Support Outside Las Vegas Foundation's efforts to maintain trails and provide education on existing trails in the region.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC)
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
3.3.8

Support the planning and development of the Vegas Valley Rim Trail connecting neighborhoods to open spaces.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.3.9

Develop and adopt uniform design and maintenance standards for trails and bike lanes.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    Developed Uniform Standard Drawings for Complete Streets.

Invest in Complete Communities Goal 5

Promote resource-efficient land use and development practices.

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Objective 5.7

Develop guidelines for the preservation of view corridors, and protection and restoration of natural resources.

Sub-Objectives
5.7.1

Coordinate conservation and development of natural resources by establishing a regional entity that represents the views of the federal, state, and local agencies involved in these efforts, including private and non-profit agencies.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Conservation District of Southern Nevada (CDSN) ; Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.7.2

Maintain the publicly available database to showcase the Region's network of park, trails and open space amenities.

Lead Organization: Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD)
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Outside Las Vegas Foundation (OLVF) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Southern Nevada Health District hosts a parks/trail finder tool under the Neon to Nature banner (interactive online map and app); Clark County shares map of parks, trails, open spaces in county; Cities of Henderson, Las Vegas, and North Las Vegas also publish maps of their parks and trails
5.7.3

Implement the SNRPC Regional Open Space Plan to conserve areas for their value as open spaces and acquire public recreation access to public lands.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
5.7.4

Incorporate xeriscaping and native/ adaptive landscaping from the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition (SNRPC) plant list into public agency design standards for trails, roadways, and other public rights-of-way.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    The RTC's Complete Streets Policy references xeriscaping and native/adaptive landscaping from the SNRPC plant list.
5.7.5

Create incentives to encourage use of native plant materials in meeting the landscape code through outreach programs for developers, designers, engineers and contractors.

Lead Organization: Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Supporting Organizations: Federal Agencies ; Local Governments ; Non Profit and Community Organizations ; State Agencies
Implementation Activities: City of Henderson (COH)

Time Frame: Mid Term

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
2.1.1

Work with the RTC to implement a regional system of fully multi-modal interconnected arterial and local streets, pathways and bikeways that are integrated with public transit in order to increase mode share.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; 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 North Las Vegas (CNLV) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Long Term
3 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Engineering
    Ongoing effort for MPO-Engineering and Planning.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    -Updating the bike/pedestrian plan.
    -Ongoing development on the Spencer Greenway bike and pedestrian trail.
    -School walk audits are being conducted. The City of North Las Vegas needs help in terms of more crossing guards.
  • Transit Amenities
    Developers construct pads and turnouts.
2.1.2

Enhance safety for marginalized groups, taking into consideration the particular needs of vulnerable populations, such as the homeless, unemployed, underemployed and other marginalized groups.

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: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Transit Amenities
    Through the use of their website and mobile app, Transit Amenities has been working on enhancing the safety of its users while taking into consideration marginalized groups.
2.1.3

Ensure that information about transportation options is available and distributed in creative ways to promote and educate Southern Nevada's most vulnerable populations, such as homeless, unemployed, underemployed and other marginalized groups.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Short Term
1 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    -Club Ride targets employers rather than the individuals and participates in community outreach events (health fairs, vendor fairs, etc.) as a way to share information about different transportation options available.
    -Club Ride is open to help other population groups, but it is hard to verify their ridership for distribution of prizes.
2.1.6

Work with local bike groups and transportation advocates to update the RTC's multi-modal transportation plan and identify strategies to increase safety and make walking and bicycling more viable as primary transportation modes.

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

Time Frame: Short Term
3 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    Club Ride will work with the Bicycle and Community Outreach Coordinator and follow up on what has already been accomplished in relation to this objective.
  • Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)-Planning
    The department is working on an updated bike/pedestrian plan with school walk audits.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    Updated Regional Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan aims to make walking and bicycling more viable as primary transportation modes; Bike Share launched in downtown Las Vegas; Bicycling & Pedestrian network was included in RTC's updated Regional Transportation Plan

Objective 2.2

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

Sub-Objectives
2.2.1

In coordination with Clark County School District (CCSD), support Safe Routes to Schools and identify funding sources for all aspects of Safe Routes to Schools programs.

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) ; Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)

Time Frame: Mid Term
2 Notes on this sub-objective
  • Club Ride
    Club Ride will work with CCSD to sign up schools.
  • Mid 2017 Update
    RTC provides funding for Safe Routes to Schools program; FRI and CMAQ funds help fund aspects of program; Southern Nevada Health District also helps fund improvements
2.2.2

Develop financial or regulatory incentives for development projects that include multi-modal transportation infrastructure in low-income communities.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
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.
2.2.5

Continue to implement the RTC's public education campaign on multi-modal transportation and pursue a campaign on the Region's transportation vision.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Non Profit and Community Organizations ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workgroup of SNRPC
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term
2.2.6

Promote educational opportunities to the local engineering and planning community on the role of design and land use in pedestrian safety, such as an educational event about how to repurpose right-of-way, and design streets and streetscapes as amenities.

Lead Organization: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC)
Supporting Organizations: Local Governments ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workshop of SNRPC ; Non Profit and Community Organizations
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Short Term

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
3.1.1

Evaluate planned transportation infrastructure to reflect the land use vision.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
3.1.2

Revise and adopt regional and local design standards to include multi-modal street design, safety and improved access management.

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

Time Frame: Mid Term
1 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.

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
3.2.6

Develop neighborhood and regional connectivity ratios/standards.

Lead Organization: Local Governments
Supporting Organizations: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) ; Regional Open Space and Trails Workshop of SNRPC
Implementation Activities:

Time Frame: Mid Term