SWRPC Meetings

Nov

19

The Monadnock Regional Coordinating Council For Community Transportation will meet from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the SWRPC offices at 37 Ashuelot Street, Keene.  For more information please contact Todd Horner of SWRPC staff.

Nov

25

The Intermodal Transportation Center Feasibility Study Project Working Group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the SWRPC offices at 37 Ashuelot Street, Keene. For more information please contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

Dec

10

The SWRPC Board of Directors will meet at 3:00 p.m. at the SWRPC offices at 37 Ashuelot Street, Keene.  For more information please contact Becky Baldwin of SWRPC staff.

Jan

6

The SWRPC Transportation Advisory Committee will meet from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the SWRPC offices at 37 Ashuelot Street, Keene.  For more information please contact J. B. Mack of SWRPC staff.

 

Other Meetings

 

Dec

2

The Monadnock Broadband Group will meet at 2:00 p.m. at Delegation Hall of the Historic Cheshire Courthouse on 12 Court Street, Keene.  Please enter from either Center Street or Winter Street.  For more information please contact Henry Underwood of SWRPC staff.

Dec

9

The Floodplain Administrator 101 Training Workshop for NH Municipal Officials will take place from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Southwestern Community Services, 49 Community Way, Keene.  For more information please contact Samara Ebinger.

 

Items of Interest

The Regional Public Involvement Plan for Southwest New Hampshire has been adopted and released. To view the plan, please click here.

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For additional NH planning events, see the NH Office of Strategic Initiatives Events Calendar.

Discover more about Granite State Future.

Municipal Survey Report

To learn about Monadnock Region Future: A Plan for Southwest New Hampshire visit

To learn about the Greater Keene Air Quality Education and Outreach Campaign visit.

To learn about the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning process visit

Complete Streets Policy Development Workshop (Free)

 Sponsored by the Southwest Region Planning Commission

 

Date: Friday, June 24, 2016

Location: Samuel E. Paul Community Center, 61 South St., Troy, NH

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

 For a PDF version of the flyer, click here.

Overview

Complete Streets policies help communities routinely create and maintain street networks that are safe and convenient for all users, including motorists, pedestrians, people on bikes, the elderly, and more. For more information about Complete Streets, please visit the National Complete Streets Coaltion website.

 

This free workshop will engage community leaders and public officials in a discussion about how to craft an effective Complete Streets policy that meets the unique needs of each community. Participants will:

  • Examine current policies and practices related to Complete Streets;
  • Consider policy types and the 10 recommended elements of effective Complete Streets policies;
  • Identify Complete Streets goals and performance measures for your community; and
  • Begin drafting a Complete Streets policy that meets your community's needs.

 

Agenda

*For a PDF of the agenda, click here.

 7:45 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
 8:15 a.m. Welcome & Introductions
 8:30 a.m. Complete Streets Overview
 9:00 a.m. Group exercise
 9:30 a.m. Ten Ideal Elements of a Complete Streets Policy
10:15 a.m. Coffee Break
10:30 a.m. Ten Ideal Elements of a Complete Streets Policy (Continued)
12:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)
12:30 p.m.        Panel Discussion: Hear from NH Communities that have adopted Complete Streets Policies
1:30 p.m. Breakout Sessions
3:00 p.m. Complete Streets Implementation Resources
3:30 p.m. Adjourn

*Agenda subject to change

 

Location

The workshop will take place at the Samuel E. Paul Community Center located at 61 South Street in Troy, NH.

Instructors 

Emiko Atherton is the Director of the National Complete Streets Coalition, a program of Smart Growth America. As the Director, Emiko oversees the Coalition’s federal advocacy, communications, research, and technical assistance programs. She uses her expertise in transportation policy, public health, land use, economic development, and legislation to consult with communities across the United States on how to create better transportation networks. Emiko is an international voice on Complete Streets and speaks to audiences across the country about the value of this approach.

 

Rick Chellman, Principal, TND Engineering has more than 30 years experience in civil engineering, engineering consulting, traffic engineering and land surveying, land use regulations, and development planning. Rick has site planning, civil and forensic engineering, zoning, expert testimony, and land use experience throughout the United States and recently practiced in at least a dozen foreign countries, including China and Russia. In recent years, Rick has also worked extensively on the engineering and traffic engineering aspects of Traditional Neighborhood Development and New Urbanism, particularly in connection with the matters of street design, vehicular and human-powered traffic control, and external transportation connections. Rick has authored and co-authored numerous works on topics related to the traffic and transportation aspects of Traditional Neighborhood Development and New Urbanism design. Rick has also served on Tuftonboro, New Hampshire's Planning and Zoning Boards, as well as the Board of Selectmen.

 

Registration

Registration for this workshop has closed.  

 

Workshop Materials

  1. Attendee packet
  2. Presentation 1: Overview of Complete Streets
  3. Presentation 2: Elements of an Effective Policy
  4. Presentation 3: Complete Streets Design Tools