And we quickly learned the importance of footwear that supports walkability
Ms. Covington said if all of our streets are our largest public spaces, how are we using them to serve ALL of our population?
Complete Streets make $$ count
We should do more than just accommodate other forms of travelers, but said we should plan for success
Use the right design guidance that’s out there
Plan for different outcomes
Ms. Covington said as one of our speakers said, “You know you’re building a healthy city when you see unescorted children in downtown.” She said in Columbus, we’re on the right track, but we can still do better. She said but we still have a ways to go; therefore, let’s use what this group learned to help us all make a difference.
Protected Bike Lanes
Activated Public Spaces
“Transportation” (not “Alternative Transportation”)
Dignity for All
ORCHIDS refer to longer term public space improvement ideas that are higher cost, require more planning and resources and would take two to five years to implement
Expanding Economic Opportunity
Creating a culture of Civic Engagement