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  • Following panel discussions on urban and open space issues “table talks” attracted over 100 individuals to develop plans for “moving from ideas to actions” in order to implement the ideas from the various EnvisionLV reports. Notes were collected; the finalized notes acquired are attached.
  • Notes for Congressional Hearing as of 11/23/14, as taken by Joyce Marin of RenewLV
  • This document focuses on four key elements of what needs to be addressed for transit supportive land use conditions to exist. These include: 1. Service 2. Sidewalks 3. Site Planning; and 4. Centers
  • On August 29, 2011, the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANta) implemented a fully re-designed route network, a key component of Moving LANTA Forward, a twelve-year strategic vision for public transportation in the Lehigh Valley. Moving LANTA Forward was completed in accordance with both the bi-county Comprehensive Plan – The Lehigh Valley 2030, which prioritized congestion reduction, suburban growth management, establishment of a link between land use and transportation decisions, revitalization of urban centers and preservation of agricultural land, and the LANTA Strategic Plan 2004-2015, which established a part of LANta’s mission to “support desired economic and environmental goals”. The Service Plan of Moving LANTA Forward included four elements: 1. Core Service Improvement Plan; 2. Service Coverage Expansion Plan; 3. Enhanced Bus/Bus Rapid Transit Plan; and 4. Rail Modes Planning.
  • The Water Fountain Project has assembled to call attention to the matter of wealth disparity by race in our community. It is comprised of a cross-section of leaders from the Lehigh Valley's most successful corporations, organized and staffed by the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley and funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development through the sustainable communities program known as Envision administered by the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation.
  • Envision Lehigh Valley held 30 different public meetings and surveyed over 1,100 community members between July 2012 and January 2013. Read the summary of these public outreach efforts!
  • This final report of the Envision Lehigh Valley project includes 31 goals to make the Lehigh Valley more sustainable. This document will inform the revision and update to the region's comprehensive plan in 2015 and 2016.
  • The Lehigh Valley Planning Commission projections of future population growth in Lehigh and Northampton counties for use in the regional comprehensive plan.
  • The Lehigh Valley Community Platform provides information on all tax exempt organizations in order to assist individuals in locating services and programs as well as grant makers and those wishing to volunteer, contribute, and or collaborate with organizations dedicated to improving the quality of life in the Lehigh Valley.
EnvisionLV 3-24-14 - LANta
EnvisionLV 3-24-2014 - Community Conversation Highlights
Chapter 1: LANtaBus, An Introduction
 
LVPC Regional Planning Dinner + Community Awards
10/23/2014 5:30:00 PM
Lehigh University, Iacocca Hall
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12/5/2014 8:00:00 AM
Hotel Bethlehem
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