2014-15 Orange County Strategy

Orange County: Work with partners to strengthen support for active transportation throughout Orange County.

  • Collaborate with Alliance for a Healthy Orange County (AHOC) and other community based organizations and coalitions to form a strong voice around active transportation, Safe Routes to Schools and leveraging funding dollars:

    • Continue to support the Active Transportation Subcommittee.

    • Support an annual forum on Active Transportation in Orange County.

    • Promote the development of a countywide Safe Routes to School strategic plan, inventory and student/youth mobility policy and countywide Complete Streets plan and policy

  • Finalize active transportation vision for Orange County and expand support through sign-ons.

  • Monitor the update of the 2014 Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) and support policies that incorporate additional performance metrics and data

    • Support the development of an unconstrained list of active transportation projects.

  • Support and encourage OCTA, Orange County Council of Governments (OCCOG) and OC County leadership to incorporate and support community health benefits of active transportation and Safe Routes to School in future policy decisions and investments.

  • Support an MOU between SCAG and OCTA to implement active transportation, public health and sustainability.

    • Extend existing countywide bikeways planning to include pedestrian planning to ensure connectivity of local bicycle and pedestrian networks.

    • Encourage metrics that support and prioritize active transportation projects in high needs neighborhoods, including low-income communities.

    • Educate local cities on the benefits of Complete Streets policies and design.

HEAL Zone: Activate Anaheim – Edison school/park and Sycamore Jr. High – Help community implement a complete streets training and walk audit

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