Thursday, May 5, 2011

What does Legacy say about Transportation?

  • Create a balanced and sustainable transportation system that links highways, transit, greenways, bikeways and sidewalks into a seamless network
  • Promote land use patterns and transit-oriented design standards that support public transit, walking and bicycling
  • Develop a quality street and highway network
  • Design street and highways that are safe and effectively move vehicles, pedestrians, and bicyclists, and have minimum negative environmental impacts
  • Improve connectivity of the existing street network
  • Employ traffic calming measures where appropriate
  • Develop a long-range plan for the establishment of a commuter rail system
  • Expand public transportation into a countywide system that is efficient, convenient, safe and cost-effective
  • Expand the existing public transportation system along major corridors consistent with the Growth Management Plan
  • Create a bicycle/sidewalk and greenway network that is an integral part of the transportation system
  • Integrate bicycle and pedestrian travel into every level of community planning—transportation, community development, recreation, schools, transit, etc.
  • Establish polices to reduce travel demand
  • Improve the efficiency, effectiveness and safety of Smith Reynolds Airport
  • Develop an environmentally sustainable transportation system
  • Support an open, inclusive and participatory transportation planning process

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