Thriving and Livable Neighborhoods Initiatives

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Expand engagement with neighborhoods to ensure residents feel empowered to preserve or improve the quality of their neighborhoods building connections between people and programs

Complete 
Update and implement the Three Year Community Engagement Plan
Target Pending 
Develop a pilot project centered around placemaking led by a cross-departmental team
Target Pending 
Pilot multi-departmental engagement team to collectively evaluate top areas of concern for Durham neighborhoods and develop coordinated action plans to meet identified needs 
Close to Target 
Map Durham City-County public and private open space, and inform citizens of their nearest park or open space opportunity 
Complete 
Conduct energy education in neighborhoods, including the Spanish speaking community, in Durham 

Increase the Variety of Transportation Choices Available to Durham Residents, in Order to Improve the Access to and Mobility of Durham Neighborhoods

Complete 
Implement the Mayor's Challenge
Complete 
Develop a model to implement complete streets in design districts
On Target 
Coordinate with GoTriangle to review, design and support planning for the Durham-Orange Light Rail System 
Complete 
Identify priority areas for new bus shelters meeting demand of 20 additional per year 
Complete 
Identify opportunities for expansion of bicycle lanes concurrent with road resurfacing projects 
Complete 
Implement paid on street parking to advance financial capacity for provision of future downtown parking 
On Target 
Complete Duke Beltline Master Plan 

Promote increased access to a diversity of housing options that are safe and affordable

On Target 
Complete an action plan to respond to the "2015 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice"
Complete 
Complete an inventory of affordable housing opportunity sites
Complete 
Continue efforts to stabilize low-mod neighborhoods by securing vacant properties with clear polycarbonate material 
Complete 
Engage technical assistance consultant to assist in the development of affordable housing and transit policy options and recommendations 
Close to Target 
Engage technical assistance consultant to assist in development of homelessness policy options and recommendations as lead agency of the Continuum of Care (COC) and regarding use of the City's entitlement and dedicated funding 
Status Indicators: On Target On Target | Close to Target Close to Target | Needs Improvement Needs Improvement | Target Pending Target Pending