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Jeff Springer, PE. Harford County. Auto Reliance. 28% of all trips less than 1 mile Drive 66% of these trips 41% of all trips less than 2 miles Drive 89% of all trips between 1-2 miles 1960’s: 67% of all children in US routinely walked/biked to school. 2000: ~12%.

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Jeff springer pe

Jeff Springer, PE

Harford County


Auto reliance

Auto Reliance

  • 28% of all trips less than 1 mile

    • Drive 66% of these trips

  • 41% of all trips less than 2 miles

    • Drive 89% of all trips between 1-2 miles

  • 1960’s: 67% of all children in US routinely walked/biked to school. 2000: ~12%


Obesity trends among u s adults 1 brfss 2 1990

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults1BRFSS2, 1990

1. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/trend/maps/index.htm

2. Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System

No Data <10% 10%–14%


Obesity trends among u s adults 1 brfss 2 2005

Obesity Trends* Among U.S. Adults1BRFSS2, 2005

No Data <10% 10%–14% 15%–19% 20%–24% 25%–29% ≥30%

1. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/obesity/trend/maps/index.htm

2. Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System


Impact of obesity

Impact of Obesity

  • Obesity is second leading cause of preventable death in U.S.

  • Annual direct and indirect costs approximately $117 billion.


Physical activity health

Physical Activity & Health

  • Regular physical activity is essential to sustaining human health

  • 60% of adults don’t exercise 30 min/day 5 days/wk

  • 25% of American adults are totally inactive

  • Physical inactivity is contributing factor to the obesity and overweight.


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Large and growing collection of research identified a connection between the built environment and public health.


Land use planning health

Land Use Planning & Health

  • Connectivity

    High connectivity has multiple routes between origin and destination; ground travel distance close to air distance

  • Land use

    Mixed land use reduces the distance between

    residence - school – work – shopping - entertainment

  • Facilities for walking/cycling

    Facilities are functional, safe, well maintained, pleasant


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Harford County


Harford county economy

Harford County Economy

  • Population: 239,000

    • Grew by 10.3% from 1998 – 2004

  • Employment:

    + 23% overall

    + 32.8% in private sector

  • Harford County fastest growing labor market (6.5%) in 2004 with 4,700+ net new jobs. 15,000 private sector jobs since 1999 (33%).


Harford county

Harford County

48% of employed

residents commute

out of

Harford

County

to work.


Harford county brac

Harford County & BRAC

  • Significant growth of electronics and communication R&D mission

  • Lose Ordnance School & Army Environmental Center

  • Adds four new General Officer commands.

  • Adds new technology platform = communications and electronics; combined with growth of existing chem/ bio and advanced test, evaluation and high-speed computer simulation activity


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Harford County & BRAC

  • R&D at APG goes from $3.5 to $10 billion

  • 6,176 net new federal jobs to APG plus potential two- to- one private-sector contractors


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Harford County & BRAC

  • 6,176 on-post (net new)

  • 3,000 direct contractor support on post

  • 12,352 ancillary contractors (conservative 2:1 ratio)

  • 21,528 net new jobsin Harford County/ Region


Brac regional impact

BRAC Regional Impact

  • In the next 4 years:

    • 21,528 jobs

    • 58,557 population increase

  • In the next 10 years:

    • 26,828 net new jobs

    • 72,973 population increase


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Harford County

Expansion plans for MARC system

Baltimore Sun, March 28, 2007

Edgewood MARC station


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Harford County Development Corridor

MD

24

MD

924

Perryville

Aberdeen

Development

Envelope

Aberdeen Proving Ground

Edgewood


Harford county park n ride

Harford County Park–n-Ride

14 Park-n-Ride

stations


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Harford County Park–n-Ride


Harford county transit

Harford County - Transit

An MTA commuter bus stop


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Harford County

Emphasis

on the

auto


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Harford County

Over 70% of all children

ride the bus to school

Many others get a ride


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Harford County

4 Miles of

bike lanes


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Harford County

No building code

requiring

bike racks


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Where the sidewalk ends . . .


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Harford County

Does the

sidewalk

begin?

Bulle Rock development in Havre de Grace


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Harford County

  • After more than 20 years of planning around the auto . . .

  • . . . The transportation system has lots of catching up to do to accommodate future growth.


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