Sustainable and Natural Built Environment Initiatives

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Invest in Sustainable Infrastructure

Complete 
Evaluate and implement maintenance and replacement plans (Street, Park Amenities, Infrastructure and Fleet)
Complete 
Reduce energy consumption and expand life cycle of buildings with the use of building automation systems, sensors, and analytics.
Complete 
Develop a new Comprehensive Land Use Plan that aligns infrastructure, service standards, and capital and operational budgeting priorities with desired future land uses in Durham. 

Improve Mobility Networks

Complete 
Invest in road network to increase the average Pavement Condition Index (PCI) rating of arterial and residential streets
Target Pending 
Encourage residents and commuters to utilize multi-modal transportation choices
Complete 
Create a more walkable and bike friendly community 
Close to Target 
Expand and enhance trail network of the City 
Complete 
Increase the usage of contracted sidewalk repair to achieve sidewalk repair targets 
Complete 
Provide an equitable, multi-modal transportation service that meets the needs of our growing community and consumer demands. 

Create a More Sustainable Durham

Complete 
Develop and execute urban forestry management plan to achieve the City's goals and priorities for achieving equitable tree canopy goals.
Complete 
Implement and track progress of the Sustainability Roadmap
Complete 
Develop a cross-departmental composting effort to compost biosolids, yard waste and food waste 
On Target 
Increase amount of green infrastructure in the City of Durham by developing recommendations to reduce barriers created in city code. 
Complete 
Improve water quality through stormwater and land use best practices  

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