Increase BUSINESS in Multimodal Centers and Districts; they are enjoyable places to work and patronize in part because they are in attractive well-connected walkable environments.

 

Strategies

Responsible Parties

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Performance Measures

1 Promote pedestrian friendly building/site design (focus on the front door not the parking lot) for new developments within and near Multimodal Districts. -Local Governments (Planning and Development Review Staff) The front door of buildings is located near the street and is connected to a pedestrian facility along the street. People commonly walk to and between buildings, particularly within Multimodal Districts. (New) Inventory of language in local ordinances that include requirements for building pedestrian facilities in places where it has been identified that people will need or want to walk along public roadways or to provide a connection with adjacent land parcels.
2 Promote complementary land uses to allow trip chaining without having to use auto to travel between destinations. -Local Governments (Zoning and Economic Development Staff) A mix of residential and different types of business in close proximity so people don’t have to drive to get from one place to another. People can meet their daily needs easily because goods and services are accessible without a car near to where they live or work. (New) Change in activity density
3 Encourage provision of pedestrian amenities (benches, wayfinding, sidewalks) in Multimodal Districts. -Local Governments (Zoning and Development Review Staff)
-Valley Metro for existing bus stops
More pedestrian amenities in Multimodal Districts. More people walking for trips within Multimodal Districts. (3.2) Number of Pedestrians by Location
(New) Number of transit stops connected to a public walkway
(New) Number of businesses in Multimodal Centers and Districts
(New) Number of employees in Multimodal Centers and Districts
(New) Number of residents in Multimodal Centers and Districts
4 Promote pedestrian-oriented places, particularly within Multimodal Centers, where available public spaces, including parking spaces and streets, are re-purposed for pedestrian uses such as dining, shopping, walking and socializing. -Local Governments (Planning Staff) -Pedestrian plazas and wider sidewalks that allow for pedestrian-oriented uses
-ADA accessible bus stops with curb-side bus pickup, benches, and/or bus shelters.
Multimodal Centers are vibrant walkable places where people congregate and businesses thrive. (3.2) Number of Pedestrians by Location
(New) Number of transit stops connected to a public walkway
(New) Number of businesses in Multimodal Centers and Districts
(New) Number of employees in Multimodal Centers and Districts
(New) Number of residents in Multimodal Centers and Districts
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