2018 SIMPL: Sacramento Integrated Multimodal Place-based Living Project
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WHAT IS THE TRANSFORMATIVE CLIMATE COMMUNITIES PROGRAM
The Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program is a California Climate Investment (CCI) program administered by the Strategic Growth Council (SGC), and implemented by the Department of Conservation (DOC) and other partnering State agencies. The TCC Program provides funding for projects that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through the development and implementation of neighborhood-level transformative climate community plans that include multiple, coordinated GHG emissions reduction projects that provide local economic, environmental, and health benefits to disadvantaged communities.
NEIGHBORHOOD DEMONSTRATED NEED
Nearly 25% of area residents live in poverty
Exposure to pollution may contribute to the higher rates of emergency services for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) experienced by residents in project area.
Low Birth Weight
In comparison to Sacramento County, there is a disproportionate amount of infants in the project area born with low birth weight, which is influenced by social determinants, economic and environmental factors.
High Injury Network
There are higher transportation injury incidents and fatalities along North 12th Street and Richards Boulevard.
Sacramento had the second highest energy burden in the state based on median household income as compared to other metropolitan cities in California.
Racial and health disparities among African-American deaths which accounted for 50 percent of homeless accidental deaths and 80 percent of homeless homicides among people of color.
Equitable Housing and Neighborhood Development
Twin Rivers Public Housing complete with new construction of energy efficient units, pedestrian walkways, and bike paths.
Transit Access and Mobility Strategy
Safer bicycle and pedestrian routes to access transit, schools and local businesses. The creation of a new transit station to connect project area residents and to the downtown core and the greater Sacramento region.
Decarbonized Energy and Energy Efficiency
New electric vehicle charging stations for residents and the public strategically located on streets near a new city park; car sharing availability for residents and visitors alike; rebate programs for electric vehicles
Efficient irrigation management for parks and multi-family housing developments
Urban Greening and Green Infrastructure
Creation of the new Twin Rivers City Park, urban heat island mitigation, and tree-scape for the new transit station. Storm water retention to decrease river pollution. Creating an urban forest by planting a variety of approximately 500 high reduction GHG trees to increase the tree canopy throughout the River District.
Health and Wellness
New recreational facilities and community gardens
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency
Sacramento Regional Transit, McCormack Baron Salazar, and Sacramento Tree Foundation
Workforce Development Initiative
Sacramento Employment and Training Agency
Sacramento Conservation Corps
Community Engagement Initiative
Breathe California Sacramento Region
Neighborhood residents and small businesses
City of Sacramento
County of Sacramento
Capital Region Climate Readiness Collaborative (CRCRC)
Greater Sacramento Urban League
Legal Services of Northern California
River District Business Association
Sacramento Area Council of Governments
Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District
California State University, Sacramento: Institute for Social Research
Samuel Merritt University Community Nurse Corps
Resident & Stakeholder Meetings
Thursday, March 21 - CANCELLED
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency
801 12th St.
Sacramento, California 95814
Conference Call Number: (515) 604-9300
Access Code: 141973
SacRT Transportation Information
RT Bus Line: 29
Transit Line: Blue
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2019 Resident & Stakeholder Meetings
2018 Resident & Stakeholder Meetings
Sacramento is one of two California cities that are finalists for a $35 million grant aimed at developing green infrastructure in low-income communities.
City is a front-runner for state’s new TCCP initiative.