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Planning and Coordination Council

February 21, 2008

Local Sustainability Initiatives


  • Built Environment

  • Transportation 

  • Natural Systems

  • Conservation

  • Education & Communication

  • EMS

  • Climate Protection 

Sustainability Initiative Focus Areas


planning…architecture….landscape architecture…historic preservation…green building

Daylighting a tributary

Of Meadow Creek

Pursuing LEED certification for Downtown Transit Station

South LawnProject

Built Environment


planning…architecture….landscape architecture…historic preservation…green building

County Office

Building

Green Roof

Designing Transit Operations complex for LEED certification

Built Environment

Crozet Library


circulation…transit….pedestrians…bicycles…transportation demand management…carpool

Bicycle /

Pedestrian

Transit

Traffic/

Parking

TDM Plan

Context-Sensitive

Design

Commute

Options

UVA Transportation Demand Management Plan

UTS Biodiesel

SMART Transportation Map, Bicycle Plan,

GIF

Transportation

UTS/CTS Reciprocity Program

Regional Transit Authority


circulation…transit….pedestrians…bicycles…transportation demand management…carpool

“Greening the Fleet” for City and County through the use of alternative fuels, high efficiency vehicles, and internal anti-idling policy

2003 Charlottesville Bike/Pedestrian Plan is being implemented

Transportation


biodiversity…forest restoration...stormwater management…habitat protection…riparian systems

Observatory Hill, wooded areas and species

Natureserve Biodiversity Analysis

Natural Systems - UVA


biodiversity…forest restoration...stormwater management…habitat protection…riparian systems

Designation obtained in 2007

Water Resources Protection Program addresses regulatory, infrastructure, and environmental goals

Urban Forest Management Plan

2008 project planned for a “natural stream design” restoration project of 7,000 linear feet of Meadow Creek and protection of 11 wetland acres.

Natural Systems - City


biodiversity…forest restoration...stormwater management…habitat protection…riparian systems

Woodbrook

Lagoon Bug Counting

Downtown

Crozet

Broadus

Wood

Elementary

Woodbrook

Lagoon

Natural Systems - County


land management…land use….energy reductions…water conservation…recycling systems

Meadow Creek

Water Management

County

Stream

buffer

Stream

Buffer

Enhancements

Before

After

Conservation


land management…land use….energy reductions…water conservation…recycling systems

Resource Utility Tracking

Efficiency Retrofits

Energy Services Performance Contracting

Before

After

County Office Building

Recycling

Programs

UVA 41% recycling rate

Conservation

Energy and Water Conservation Program and Initiatives


academics…curriculum….outreach…community information…committees…programs

UVA

Water

Monitoring

Program

Sustainability Webpage and

Institutes for

Collaboration

ecoMOD Program

Education and Communication


academics…curriculum….outreach…community information…committees…programs

Charlottesville GreenCity website

Volunteer

Stream

Cleanups

Education and Communication


sustainability through compliance…pollution prevention…continual improvement

UVA EMS and VEEP Awards

Environmental Management Systems (EMS)


Preservation prevention…continual improvement

Context

Sustainability

Environment

Connectivity

Multi-Disciplinary

Learning

Grounds Plan

Principles

Sustainability Assessment

and Webpage

Climate Protection- UVA


greenhouse gases…energy efficiency…carbon footprint…global warming…

2000 baseline emissions inventory and 2025 projections

Climate Protection – City and County


* Planning And Coordination Council * Metropolitan Planning Organization *

* UVA Master Planning Council * Citizens Committee on Environmental Sustainability *

* Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission * Rivanna River Basin Commission *

* Rivanna Solid Waste Authority * Planning Commissions * Tri-Modal *

Opportunities for Collaboration


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