Tag: Climate

Action 6

Consider and prioritize recommendations from Metro's Countywide Strategic Truck Arterial Network (CSTAN) that minimize emissions exposure for vulnerable populations through County planning efforts.

Action 10

Partner with local and regional agencies along key freight corridors, as well as with private freight movers, to implement 'green goods movement' technologies, such as medium- and he avy-duty zero emission vehicle infrastructure, through initiatives like Metro's I-710 Corridor Project or use of County properties for refueling.

Action 16

Study and implement best practices to maximize program enrollment and benefits in low-income rate assistance, energy efficiency and conservation, and renewable energy rebate and incentive programs, including proactive strategies to include:
- Renters;
- People with disabilities;
- Undocumented immigrants;
- People with limited English proficiency, and;
- Other communities traditionally left out of those programs.

Action 24

Train the County’s town councils, neighborhood associations, and other community organizations to become certified emergency response teams (CERTs).

Action 28A

Conduct a countywide climate vulnerability assessment that addresses social vulnerability and use it to guide priorities for investments in public health preparedness, emergency preparedness and response planning, and community resiliency.

Action 28B

Conduct a countywide climate vulnerability assessment that addresses physical infrastructure vulnerability and use it to guide priorities for investments in building upgrades, infrastructure improvements, and zoning and code changes.

Action 29

Develop a comprehensive heat island mitigation strategy and implementation plan that addresses cool pavements and roofs, pavement reduction, and urban greening.

Action 30

Build shade structures at major transit stops, such as those identified in Metro's Active Transportation Strategic Plan, prioritizing communities with high heat vulnerability.

Action 31

Adopt CALGreen Tier 1 green building standards and identify which Tier 2 standards could be adopted as code amendments.

Action 32

Pilot high performance building standards for new County buildings beyond the current LEED Gold standard, such as Passive House, Zero Net Energy, Net Zero Water, Net Zero Waste, the Living Building Challenge and the WELL Building Standard.

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