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  1. Dakota Transit Association 2011 Coordination Summit April 20, 2011 Livability MarkHoines Planning/Civil Rights Specialist Federal Highway Administration South Dakota Division Phone: 605-224-7326 Ext. 3039 E-mail: mark.hoines@dot.gov

  2. What is Livability • Tying transportation to opportunities • Doing better transportation planning • Doing better design • Addressing Safety • Expanding the use of technology

  3. Livability Principles • Provide more transportation choices • Promote equitable, affordable housing • Increase economic competiveness • Support existing communities • Leverage federal investment • Value communities and neighborhoods

  4. Livability & Transportation Planning • Transportation Planning requirements support livability • Required to plan for all modes • Incorporate land use into transportation planning • Access to jobs • Address Environmental Justice • Develop long range transportation plans • Develop financial plans to fund needs

  5. Livability & Transportation Planning • Air quality conformity requirements promote transportation choices to benefit air quality • Public involvement requirements foster community involvement in transportation • MPO process requires a regional approach to transportation decision making

  6. South Dakota Transportation Planning/Livability - MPO • South Dakota MPOs • Sioux Falls MPO • Rapid City MPO • Sioux City MPO • North Dakota MPOs • Bismarck – Mandan MPO • Fargo – Moorhead Metropolitan Council of Governments • Grand Forks/East Grand Forks MPO

  7. Transportation Planning/Livability – Metropolitan Planning • Long Range Transportation Plans • Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans • Environmental Justice • Transit planning • Tying land use and transportation • Proactive Public Involvement process • Corridor Studies • Context Sensitive Solutions

  8. Transportation Planning/Livability – Non-MPO • Statewide Transportation Planning • Required for all areas of the State • Similar requirements and products as the metropolitan process • Must plan for all modes • Develop transportation plans, program projects, conduct corridor studies, support economic development, consider environmental effects . . . • Required to have public involvement

  9. South Dakota Transportation Planning/Livability • SDDOT providing transportation planning funding to local communities • Counties and Class One Cities (pop. > 5,000) • $ 250,000 per year available for Local Transportation Studies • Locals apply to SDDOT for funding • Panel reviews applications and selects studies to fund

  10. South Dakota Transportation Planning/Livability • Studies funded • Mead County Long Range Transportation Plan • Deadwood Pedestrian Study • “Brookings On The Move” • “Move Spearfish” • Studies are addressing many of the Livability concepts • Bicycle and pedestrian issues • Transit issues • Land use and travel demand • Economic development

  11. South Dakota Transportation Planning/Livability • Newly Identified Studies • Pennington County • Brown County • City of Vermillion • SDDOT Contact • Steve Gramm 605-773-6641 steve.gramm@state.sd.us

  12. South Dakota – OyateOmniciciye|Oglala Lakota Plan • HUD Sustainable Communities Regional Planning Grant • Regional Plan for Sustainable Development • Jackson, Bennett and Shannon Counties • Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

  13. North Dakota Livability Initiatives • HUD/EPA/FHWA /FEMA – Spirit Lake Reservation community relocation • Devil’s Lake basin flooding • Preservation of homes and businesses • Agreement has not been finalized • NDDOT/Spirit Lake Nation - Low cost safety improvements • NDDOT providing funding for low cost safety items such (pavement markings, signing . . .)

  14. FHWA Livability Resources • http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/livability • South Dakota • Mark Hoines 605-224-7326 Extension 3039 mark.hoines@dot.gov • North Dakota • Stephanie Hickman 701-250-4343 Extension 105 stephanie.hickman@dot.gov