Clean the ENVIRONMENT by walking for more trips and driving less. The Roanoke Valley is an attainment area for air quality, and we want it to remain as such even as we continue to grow in population. As more citizens walk to accomplish everyday tasks, they are able to enjoy the Valley’s beautiful environment.

 

Strategies

Responsible Parties

Outputs

Outcomes

Performance Measures

1 Continue participation in the Ozone Early Action Plan. -RVARC
-RideSolutions
Items done as part of Early Action Plan Roanoke Valley remains in attainment of air quality standards. (9.1) Annual # of Days When Ozone Levels were Above 8-Hour Standard
2 Encourage the use of alternative forms of transportation. -RVARC
-RideSolutions
-Valley Metro
 -Meetings with employers
-Advertising and marketing of transit services
More people use alternative forms of transportation. (4.1) Annual Unlinked Passenger Transit Trips
(4.2) Annual Unlinked Passenger Transit Trips Per Capita
(4.7) Annual Smart Way Connector Bus Ridership
(5.2) # of Members in Ride Solutions Program
(8.1) # and % of residents who walk to work
3 Develop and implement outreach/education campaign to employers to encourage walking. -RideSolutions Meetings with employers. More people walk to work. (8.1) # and % of residents who walk to work
4 Develop and implement outreach/education campaign to the public to encourage walking. -RideSolutions Marketing efforts toward the public. More people walk. (3.2) Number of Pedestrians by Location
(3.3) Number of Greenway Users by Location
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