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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.


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


Land use planning health
Land Use Planning & Health connection between the built environment and public 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


Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.


Harford county economy
Harford County Economy connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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 connection between the built environment and public health.

48% of employed

residents commute

out of

Harford

County

to work.


Harford county brac
Harford County & BRAC connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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 connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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 connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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 connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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 connection between the built environment and public health.

Expansion plans for MARC system

Baltimore Sun, March 28, 2007

Edgewood MARC station


Harford County Development Corridor connection between the built environment and public health.

MD

24

MD

924

Perryville

Aberdeen

Development

Envelope

Aberdeen Proving Ground

Edgewood


Harford county park n ride
Harford County Park–n-Ride connection between the built environment and public health.

14 Park-n-Ride

stations


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Harford County Park–n-Ride connection between the built environment and public health.


Harford county transit
Harford County - Transit connection between the built environment and public health.

An MTA commuter bus stop


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

Emphasis

on the

auto


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

Over 70% of all children

ride the bus to school

Many others get a ride


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

4 Miles of

bike lanes


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

No building code

requiring

bike racks


Where the sidewalk ends . . . connection between the built environment and public health.


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

Does the

sidewalk

begin?

Bulle Rock development in Havre de Grace


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Harford County connection between the built environment and public health.

  • 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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