March Meeting – Southern California State Network

Please join us Thursday, March 8th via conference call from 9-10am for our Safe Routes to School Southern California Network Meeting.  All are welcome and invited to join.   Please note, we hold these meetings monthly, on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 9-10am.

Thursday, March 8 from 9-10 am
Conference Call Number: (218) 862-1001
Access Code: 1009315#
*6 mute/unmute

Agenda (draft – subject to change):

1. Welcome, Introductions (5 – 10 mins)

2. SCAG RTP/SCS Update (10 mins)

3. Healthy Communities: Growth Leaders and Land Use Strategies (20 mins)

  • American Lung Association’s (ALA’s) Healthy Growth Leaders is a network local elected leaders who are committed to supporting smart growth strategies to improve the health of their communities and the Southern California region
    • Jenny Bard, Manager of Advocacy, will discuss the structure of the network and ways to get your local elected official to sign onto their commitments.
  • Healthy Community Elements in General Plan Updates. How does strong local leadership on health and sustainable growth translate into land use policies for active transportation and low-income communities? What are the challenges?
    • Miguel A. Vazquez, AICP from Riverside County Department of Public Health, Healthy Riverside County Initiative
4. SANDAG Safe Routes to School Plan (approx – 10 mins presentation, 5 mins discussion), Bridget Enderle – Associate Regional Planner San Diego Association of Governments

5. Announcements (5 mins)

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