January Meeting: California State Network

Thursday, January 26, 2012:  9 – 10 a.m.
Conference Number:  1-866-394-4146
Access Code:  553816012#
*4 mute/unmute

Agenda (draft):

1.    Introductions

2. Caltrans Safe Routes to School: Cycle 10 and other Updates, Dawn Foster, (Caltrans), 5-10 minutes, end approx, 9:15

3. California Safe Routes to School Technical Assistance Resource Center (TARC) Update – Patti Horsley, January 2012 Staff Report, 5 – 10 minutes, end approx 9:20

4.  Regional Transportation Plan’s (RTP’s) and Active Transportation: What’s happening at California’s largest 4 Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPO’s), Deb Hubsmith to facilitate, 30-35 minutes, end approx 9:45

  • Sacramento Association of Governments (SACOG) – Teri Duarte, Walk Sacramento
  1. WALKSacramento Comments on MTP-SCS January 2011,
  2. WALKSacramento Review of SACOG MTP by Chapter
  3. WalkSacramento blog post on efforts
  • Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) – Marty Martinez, Safe Routes to School National Partnership (SRTNSP)
  1. Kick off meeting of the Healthy Transportation Network — Bay Area, Wednesday, February 15 from 9am – 10am
  2. Read our Blog post on Regional efforts to restore Safe Routes to School and Active Transportation Regional Funding
  • Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) – Gayle Haberman, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, and Pauline Chow and Rye Baerg, Safe Routes to School National Partnership,
  1.  Safe Routes to School National Partnership’s blog post on the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health methodology that finds to build a walkable and bikeable 6 County Region in 25 years – cost is close to $40B
  2. Sign on to SRTSNP So Cal Network 2012 2012 SCAG RTP comment letter here
  • San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) – Jessica Meaney, Safe Routes to School National Partnership,
  1. Natural Resource Defense Council letter to SANDAG on 2011 RTP, “Front Load Sustainable Community Routes.” 
  2. SANDAG Regional Safe Routes to School Strategic Plan  – view our comment letter

5.  State Network Update and Save the Date for upcoming Action Team Meetings: Funding and Obligation, Complete Streets, Joint Use and School Siting, Jessica Meaney SRTSNP, 5 minutes, end approx 9:55

6. Other Announcements and updates

  • UCLA Complete Streets Conference – March 2, 2012 Los Angeles
  • Peds Count  2012 Conference – May 3-4 Los Angeles.  California Walks presents a Statewide Conference on Pedestrian Data, Modeling and Advocacy.  Based on the Peds Count conference held in Oct 2010, this is not one to miss!
  • Next SRTS California Network Meeting date: Feb 23rd, March 22nd 9am.  CA SRTS Network conference calls are usually held at 9am on the 4th Thursday of every month unless otherwise noted.

One Response to January Meeting: California State Network

  1. Erik Griswold says:

    Thanks for letting us “lurk”. Very informative!

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