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AGENDA

Thursday, November 1, 2018 – 1:30 PM NIRPC Lake Michigan Room

Cary Kirkham, Chair Mayor Brian Snedecor, Vice-Chair

1.0 Welcome and Introductions


2.0 Approval of Minutes of October 4, 2018 Meeting (p. 1)


    1. NIRPC

    2. 2020-2024 TIP Programmatic Approach & Scoring – Mitch Barloga

NIRPC staff will present the final project type & criteria scoring which will be used to recommend allocations of funding to the Technical Planning

Committee.

(p. 2-3)

ACTION REQUESTED: Discussion


4.0 Ped

4.1. South Shore Trails – Update

4.2 Complete Streets Workshop Update


    1. Pedal

    2. Greenways+Blueways Map – Please take some!


    1. Paddle

    2. NWI Paddling Association – Update


7.0. Grab Bag

    1. Project Updates

    2. General Announcements (upcoming rides, events, etc.)

    3. Next 3PC Meeting – Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ NIRPC – 11AM


8.0 Adjournment

Ped, Pedal & Paddle Committee Meeting NIRPC Lake Michigan Room

October 4, 2018


George Topoll called the meeting to order at 11:00 a.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance. Present were George Topoll, Brian Snedecor, Jan Dick, Zully Alvarado, Mark Gordish, Chris Moore, Shannon Eason, Mark Schreiber, Sarah Nimetz, Mark O’Dell, Craig Zandstra, Robert Boklund, Don Parker, Veronica Jalomo, and Erin Sherrow-Hayse.


NIRPC staff present were Mitch Barloga, Dominique Edwards and Mary Thorne.


On a motion by Mark O’Dell, seconded by Zully Alvarado, the September 6, 2018 minutes were approved as presented.


Presentation – Dominique Edwards presented on the 2050 Plan drivers and influences of Northwest Indiana’s future. Summer pop-up events concluded September 1. Feedback was received from over 900 people ranging in age from 5 to 75. The fall series of pop up events begins this week and goes through October 20. Visit www.nirpc.org for more information.


Presentation - Mitch Barloga presented on the draft 2050 Plan and TIP Programmatic Approach program revisions and solicited committee input on program scoring. Points were adjusted live as needed based on consensus of the committee. Final scores, project sizes and funding mechanisms will be examined at the November meeting. The NOFA will be out in late November. Project submissions are due in January.


Ped

South Shore Trails – Don Parker said they are in the strategic planning process and Greenways+Blueways maps are being distributed.


Complete Streets – Mitch Barloga said the workshop has been moved up to December.


American Discovery Trail – Mitch Barloga said Governor Holcomb has earmarked $90 million for trails. More information will be forthcoming. Contact Mitch Barloga with any questions.


Pedal

Mitch Barloga reminded the Committee that the Greenways+Blueways Maps are available.


Paddle

Zully Alvarado said the universal design kayak launch was installed in Lake Station. The Calumet River is open From Brummett Road to almost SR 249. Canoemobile is next weekend in the Kankakee River. The Sandhill Crane Paddle is next Sunday on the Kankakee River.


The next Ped, Pedal & Paddle Committee meeting will be held at 11 a.m. on November 1, 2018. Hearing no other business, George Topoll adjourned the meeting at 1 p.m.


1

TIP 2020-2024 Program Scoring Sheet

COMMITTEE: 3PC

PROGRAM: COMPLETE STREETS


Criteria


Access & Connections


Economic Generation

Environmental Benefits (PICK ONE)


Local Plan & Policy Support

Regional Plan & Policy Support


Partnerships


Project Readiness


Safety


Social Equity

MAX SCORE

1)

Walk score for project area

5

Access to job commuters

10

Emission reduction

5

Project documentaion:

10

Project Documentation:

5

Planning or funding agreements with

10

Overmatch

5

All crashes within project area

10

project in Environmental Justice area

5


100

100-80

0

100+ employed within 1/2 mile of project area

10

Cost per ton <

$1,000,000

5

Complete Streets Policy / Citation in Comp or thoroughfare plan / Bicycle Parking Ordinance / Flexible zoning & subdivison codes / School District SRTS Plan / School PTA Approval

Greenways+Blueways 2020 Plan / NIRPC

2040 Plan

INDOT / Other jurisdictions / Advocacy groups / Foundations / Businesses / School Districts

> 30% local match

5

Project located in one of top crash locations in NIRPC 2040

Update Companion

5

50% or more of project is within EJ area

5

79-50

3

50-99 employed

5

Cost per ton between $1M and

$2M

3

Three or more above satisfied

10

Adheres to either plan's goals and objectives

5

Two or more partnerships

10

25 to 29% local m

3

# accidents per 100 million vehicles

< 49% in EJ

area

3

< 49

5

Two or more

5

One partnership

5

21 to 24% local m

1

High value

5

One satisfied

2

Medium value

3

2)

Trip Generators within 1/2 mile of project area

10

Current % of students dropped off by auto (SRTS only)

5

NIRPC's Complete Streets design adherence

5

Right-of-way owned completely by LPA

5

Senior or disabled center within 1/2 mile of project area

5

# of parks, schools, post offices, libraries, civic facilities, 10+ businesses:

> 80%

5

Maximum adherence

5

10 or more

10

Minimum adherence

3

9 to 5

5

4 or less

2

3)

Transit access within 1/2 mile of project

3

More than one stop

3

1 stop

2

4)

Residential density within 1/2 mile of project

3

Two dwelling units per acre

3

5)

adherence

2

Yes

2

6)

Current % of children walking & biking to school (SRTS projects only)

2

Less than 5%

2

MAX Criteria Score

25

10

5

10

10

10

10

10

10

TIP 2020-24 Program Scoring Sheet

COMMITTEE: 3PC

PROGRAM: MULTI-USE TRAILS


Criteria


Access & Connections


Economic Generation


Environmental Benefits


Local Plan & Policy Support

Regional Plan & Policy Support


Partnerships


Project Readiness


Safety

Social Equity (PICK ONE)

MAX SCORE

1)

Number of Communities Connected

5

Number of employed within 1/2 mile of project area

10

Connections to Conservation Corridors

3

Project documentaion:

5

Project Documentation:

5

Planning or funding agreements with either:

5

Overmatch

5

Law enforcement & EMS patrol policies in place

5

Location of project in Environmental Justice area

5


100

2 or more

5

Over 250 employed

10

Connects/crosses corridor

3

Complete Streets Policy / Citation in Comp or thoroughfare plan / Bicycle Parking Ordinance / Set-asided in subdivison codes / Enhanced trails maintenance plan adopted / Railroad agreements

Greenways+Blueways 2020 Plan / NIRPC

2040 Plan

INDOT / Other jurisdictions / Advocacy groups / Foundations / Businesses / School Districts

> 30% local match

5

Yes

5

50% or more of project is within EJ area

5

100 to 249

employed

5

Three or more above satisfied

5

Adheres to either plan's goals and objectives

5

Two or more partnerships

5

25 to 29% local match

3

< 49% in EJ

area

3

25 to 99

3

Two or more

3

One partnership

3

21 to 24% local

1

One satisfied

1

2)

Trip Generators within 1/2 mile of project area

10

Planned adherence to naturalized corridors (policy)

2

Priority Trails Adherence

25

Right-of-way ownership

5

Senior or disabled center within 1/2 mile of project

5

# of parks, schools, post offices, libraries, civic facilities, 10+ businesses:

Yes

2

Project on High Priority Corridor

25

Completely or owned by NIPSCO

5


10 or more

10

Project on Medium Priority Corridor

20

Minor amounts required (less than half acre

3


9 to 5

5

Project on Low Priority Corridor

15

At least 50% owned by sponsor

1


4 or less

2

Project connects two Priority Corridors

10

2

Project connects to one Priority Corridor

5

3)

Transit access within 1/2 mile of project

3

More than one stop

3

1 stop

2

4)

Residential density within 1/2 mile of project

4

Two dwelling units per acre

4

5)

Connections to existing on- road bicycle routes

3

Trail crossing bike lanes or

signed routes

3

MAX Criteria Score

25

10

5

5

30

5

10

5

5