What actions should we take to make Vallejo a more sustainable community?
One definition of sustainability is ensuring that our actions now do not compromise the ability of future generations to enjoy the same options that we have today. Sustainable land use planning relies not only on preserving and protecting natural and historic resources and conserving water and energy, but also on offering opportunities for meaningful employment and social interaction. When residents and business owners are engaged in the community, they have a stake in its future and an opportunity to contribute and help it thrive. Learn more about the scenarios.
Land uses patterns have the potential for creating a more sustainable community. Please consider the following eight criteria when considering the three Scenarios and the Preferred Scenario.
- Promote mixed-use, higher density development near transit nodes.
- Locate as many activities as possible within easy walking distance of transit stops.
- Provide a diversity of housing types to enable community members from a wide range of economic levels and age groups to live within its boundaries.
- Establish an improved jobs/housing balance to reduce the need for long-distance travel from residences to places of work
- Include businesses that provide a range of job types for community’s residents.
- Establishe a safe network of sidewalks, pedestrian, and bicycle paths and related facilities
- Support a convenient, attractive and comprehensive transit system
- Promote energy and water conservation and the increased use of renewable energy
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