Facilitate regular meetings of the Safe Routes to Schools Coalition and its work to assess walking and biking in Lake County; identify and implement multiple interventions (listed below) that will increase the number of community members who walk or bike to school, work, and other places; and to track and evaluate the effectiveness of these interventions.
Continue efforts to increase coalition members’ knowledge of how to create a more walkable, bike-able community by encouraging and supporting coalition members in attending relevant trainings, webinars, and conferences.
Create walking school buses to activate city and county improvements,
Hold (and increase participation in) annual events, including:
Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day
Walk & Bike to School Days
Develop a “Frequent Walk and Bike card.”
Work with the City of Leadville and Lake County to explore the development of a strong Complete Streets policy.
Work with the City of Leadville and Lake County to develop a bike and pedestrian master plan and work to implement projects in this plan.
Advocate for at least one city or county policy or practice that will make it easier for residents to walk and bike, such as developing a snow removal plan that prioritizes walking and biking routes.
Work to increase physical activity in Lake County. In 2017, this will include:
Supporting the LCSD Health and Wellness Comprehensive Plan by attending meetings of the physical activity work group.
Work with a stakeholder group to activate West Park and LCIS playgrounds and encourage greater community use.
Attend regular meetings of LCSD Health and Wellness teams that have physical activity goals in order to foster connection with district-level efforts.
Align LCBAG resources with Health and Wellness Team physical activity goals and support the teams in creating more significant impacts.
Support the WPE Wellness team in planning the WPE Playground Grand Opening.
Solicit support from Health and Wellness Team members on LCBAG’s Active Living work, particularly where it relates to the Lake County School District.
Continue to foster relationships with the City of Leadville, Lake County, and Lake County School District and seek their support in increasing walking and biking in Lake County
Work with the Director, Youth Master Plan Manger, and Evaluation Contractor to report on the CDOT and Colorado Health Foundation grant deliverables according to required deadlines and format.
Work with Evaluation Coordinator to administer Parent Surveys and Teacher Tallies in order to track increases in the number of students walking and biking to schools.
Work with LCBAG Communications Coordinator to keep the community informed about Youth Master Plan efforts and successes, including regularly updating the “Walkable, Bike-able Leadville” webpage and developing a communications campaign that raises awareness about early infrastructure successes and develops the perception that Lake County walks and bikes.
Attend Lake County Build a Generation staff meetings, regular meetings with the Youth Master Plan Manager, and generally support the work of Lake County Build a Generation to “build a movement for health and well-being in Lake County.”