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File #: 2019-0027    Version: 1 Name: Adopt the St. Charles Parish Comprehensive Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 2/4/2019 In control: Parish Council
On agenda: 2/18/2019 Final action: 2/18/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: 19-2-9
Title: An ordinance to adopt the St. Charles Parish Comprehensive Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan.
Sponsors: Lawrence 'Larry' Cochran, Department of Planning & Zoning
Attachments: 1. 2019-0027 backup Bicycle & Pedestrian Master Plan.pdf, 2. 2019-0027 Reso 2019-01_SCP CB&PMP.pdf, 3. 2019-0027 Recommendation at a Glance for resolution _Bike Pedestrian Master Plan.pdf, 4. 2019-0027 01.10.19_Minutes for resolution_PedBikeMasterPlan.pdf, 5. 2019-0027 00 Final Draft.pdf, 6. 2019-0027 Appendix A_FINAL.pdf, 7. 2019-0027 Appendix B_FINAL.pdf, 8. 2019-0027 Appendix C_FINAL.pdf, 9. 2019-0027 Appendix D_FINAL.pdf, 10. 2019-0027 Final Ord 19-2-9, 11. 2019-0027 Notice of Plan
Related files: 2011-0225, 2010-0363, 2010-0216, 2009-0148, 2009-0232, 2009-0436, 2003-0351, 2008-0434, 2009-0064, 2009-0377, 2009-0406, 2011-0212, 2013-0197, 2016-0323, 2017-0067
ORDINANCE NO. ___________
An ordinance to adopt the St. Charles Parish Comprehensive Pedestrian & Bicycle Master Plan.
WHEREAS, St. Charles Parish 2030, the Parish's comprehensive land use plan adopted June 20, 2011, makes a recommendation to "promote pedestrian and bicycle mobility throughout the Parish, with expanded provision of sidewalks, paths, and trails and encouragement of pedestrian and bicycle-friendly streets and land use development patterns"; and,
WHEREAS, in November 2014 the Parish and the Regional Planning Commission for Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes applied for a grant to complete a pedestrian and bicycle master plan in accordance with the recommendation; and,
WHEREAS, in November 2016, the Regional Planning Commission contracted with a consultant team led by All South Consulting Engineers, LLC to complete the plan; and,
WHEREAS, the consultant team created a steering committee and engaged stakeholders and citizens in a public outreach program including interviews, surveys, and public meetings to identify existing roadway conditions and destination points, and review existing plans, crash data, and best practices for pedestrian and bicycle facilities; and,
WHEREAS, stakeholders and citizens helped to identify three main goals for the plan: to improve safety, increase transportation options, and spur economic development; and,
WHEREAS, stakeholders and citizens helped identify road and trail segments as well as destination points for a safer and more connected network of pedestrian and bicycle facilities; and,
WHEREAS, the plan gives recommendations for roadway improvements and other facilities as well as policies, programs, cost estimates, and potential funding sources to achieve those goals; and,
WHEREAS, the draft plan has been reviewed by the project steering committee, the Regional Planni...

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