Kate Mattice Presentation (FTA) – Livable Communities

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Kate Mattice
Director of Policy Review and Development
Federal Transit Administration
Growing and aging US population
Growing transportation energy use
Plans for reducing carbon emissions
Growing needs to repair and maintain
our existing infrastructure
Need to leverage existing resources
Desire to protect open spaces and
farmland
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Fewer farms and
farmers
Limited planning
capacity
Loss of forest and
other natural and
working land
Limited access
to jobs, services,
and
transportation
Rapid growth at
metro edges
Shrinking
population in
some
communities
From ICMA “Putting Smart Growth to Work in Rural
Communities” 2010
U.S. Census 1950
1,389,582 pop.
U.S. Census 2002
1,393,978 pop.
Source: Cuyahoga Co Land Use Maps – Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Planning Commission
Transportation Choices
Housing Choices
Economic Competitiveness
Support Existing
Communities
Align Federal Policies
Value Communities
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Housing and Urban
Development
Community Development
Block Grants
Regional Planning
Local Challenge
Affordable Housing
Programs
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Department of
Transportation
TIGER Grants
FTA Programs
FHWA Flex Funding
United We Ride
FHWA Livability Efforts
State/Metro Planning
Railroad
Infrastructure
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Environmental Protection Agency
• Brownfields Restoration
• Smart Growth Technical Assistance
• Water Infrastructure Funds
U.S.
Department
of
Agriculture
• Rural Efforts
Rural Winners
Five Counties in
Maine - $770,988
Dahlonega GA $720,069
St. Albans VT $125,000
Lexington NC $700,000
Owasco River NY $590,000
Camden SC $456,000
Randolph County WV
- $85,750
Warrensburg MO $90,000
Ranson-Charles Town
WV - $708,500
Colorado State $395,600
Aroostook ME
(Capital Project) $10,546,436
Rural Winners
Pittsfield MA -$590,700
Helena-West Helena
MS/AR -710,900
Radford VA -$1,000,000
Porcupine SD - $996,100
Charlottesville VA $999,000
Winooski VT - $995,000
Greenfield MA $425,000
Anniston AL - $225,000
Staples MN - $825,050
Lexington KY - $680,000
St. Johns AZ - $820,500
Lac du Flambeau WI $525,000
Platteville WI - $75,000
Smart Growth
Implementation
•State of Rhode Island
•Washington, DC
•Cobb County, GA
•Chicago, IL
•Saginaw, MI
•Salt Lake City and
Sandy City, Utah
•City of Wheat Ridge,
Colorado
Brownfield Cleanup
(Sample)
•City of Lowell, MA
•Pioneer Valley Planning
Commission, MA
•Sanford, ME
•City of Ogdensburg, NY
•Borough of Monaca, PA
•City of Ranson, WV
•City of Roanoke, VA
•City of New Bern, NC
•City of Goshen, IN
•City of Aurora, CO
•City of Kalispell, MT
•Confederated Tribes of
the Colville Reservation,
WA
Greening America’s
Capitals
•Boston, Massachusetts
•Charleston, West
Virginia
•Hartford, Connecticut
•Jefferson City, Missouri
•Little Rock, Arkansas
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Regional engagement across the country
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Showcase partnership efforts in each region
Enhanced policy focus on alternative
transportation solutions
Public Transportation
 Bike and Pedestrian
 Rail
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Leveraging other Partnerships
Rural = Dept of Agriculture
 Health/Health Access = CDC, United We
Ride/CCAM
 Community Design = NEA
 Climate/Energy = Dept. of Energy, NOAA
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Get the money out the
door
Improve technical
capacity
Identify new funding
opportunities
Continue to break down
barriers
http://www.fta.dot.gov/livability
http://www.dot.gov/livability
http://www.hud.gov/sustainability
http://www.epa.gov/
smartgrowth/partnership
Kate Mattice
Office of Policy Review and Development
Federal Transit Administration
(202) 493-0239
[email protected]

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