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Phase I Final Report
Table of Contents
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Study Overview and Introduction

Chapter 2: Vacant and Redevelopable Land Inventory
Chapter 3: Alternatives Identification and Evaluation
Chapter 4: Implementation Plan and Monitoring Program
Appendix A: Public Involvement
Appendix B: Environmental Policy Assessment
Appendix C: US 1 Market Analysis
Appendix D: Transportation Strategy Screen
 

Phase II Study Report

Martin and St. Lucie Counties Regional Land Use Study: Phase II Summary Report

Introduction
Study Process
Study Context and Purpose
Phase I Overview
Community Centers Vision Statement
Phase II Overview
Review of Plans and Regulations
National Survey
Village Green Demonstration Project
Community Center Design, Performance and Implementation Guidelines
Community Center Goals, Objectives and Policies
Multimodal Transportation District
Site Plan Review Process
Summary
Technical Memorandum: Model Comprehensive Plan Goals and Methodology Documentation for Community Centers
Introduction
Model Goals, Objectives and Polices
Goal 1: Intent and Designation
Goal 2: Mix of Land Uses
Goal 3: Density and Intensity
Goal 4: Interconnectivity and Internal Circulation
Goal 5: Open Space and Stormwater Retention
Goal 6: Parking
Goal 7: Incentives and Implementation
Technical Memorandum 2: Village Green Master Plan
Introduction
Village Green Master Plan
Phasing Plan
Summary
List of Figures
Figure 1 - Village Green CRA
Figure 2 - Existing City Center Site
Figure 3 - Natural Systems and Connections
Figure 4 - Village Green Master Plan
Figure 5 - Transit Station Area on US 1
Figure 6 - Street Scene from Core Area
Figure 7 - In-Street Retention
Figure 8 - Transition Area and Public Plaza
Figure 9 - Proposed Phasing Plan
Technical Memorandum 3: Existing Conditions Analysis for the Village Green Multimodal Transportation District
Introduction
Data Collection
Roadway Segmentation
Transportation Data
Urban Design Data
Existing Conditions Database
LOS Analysis
Existing LOS by Mode
Quality of Service Factors
Urban Form (Density, Diversity and Design)
Accessibility Index
Connectivity Index
District-Wide Adjusted LOS
Summary
List of Tables and Figures
Figure 1 - Village Green CRA Boundaries
Table 1 - Multimodal Transportation Analysis Roadway Segmentation
Figure 2 - Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities in the Village Green CRA
Table 2 - ARTPLAN Thresholds for Bicycle and Pedestrian LOS
Table 3 - Existing Levels of Service and Unadjusted Scores by Mode
Figure 3 - Auto Levels of Service
Figure 4 - Bicycle Levels of Service
Figure 5 - Pedestrian Levels of Service
Table 4 - Urban Form Characteristics Rating
Table 5 - Urban Form Ratings By Corridor
Table 6 - Accessibility by Percent of Jobs/Households Served
Table 7 - District-Wide Accessibility Index Score and LOS
Table 8 - Bicycle LOS and Connectivity Index Ranges
Table 9 - Pedestrian LOS and Connectivity Index Ranges
Table 10 - District-Wide LOS Grades and Connectivity Indices
Table 11 - District-Wide (Adjusted) Bicycle and Pedestrian LOS and Score
Appendix A: MTD Database
Appendix B: ARTPLAN Results
Technical Memorandum 4: Future Conditions Analysis for the Village Green Multimodal Transportation District
Introduction
Maximum Level of Service
Development Potential
Transportation Improvements
Future Levels of Service
Sensitivity Analysis
Quality of Service Factors
Urban Form in the CRA
Accessibility Index
Connectivity Index
Cumulative Adjusted LOS
District Wide LOS Standards
Site Level Assessment
Conclusions
List of Tables and Figures
Figure 1 - Village Green CRA Development Concept Plan
Table 1 - Village Green CRA Development Potential
Table 2 - Proposed Transportation Improvements in the CRA
Table 3 - Future Levels of Service and Unadjusted Scores by Mode
Table 4 District-Wide LOS Under Alternative Improvement Scenarios
Table 5 - Urban Form Characteristics Rating
Table 6 - Future Urban Form Ratings
Table 7 - District-Wide LOS with Urban Form Adjustment
Table 8 - Accessibility by Percent of Jobs/Households Served
Table 9 - District-Wide LOS with Accessibility Adjustment
Table 10 - Bicycle LOS and Connectivity Index Ranges
Table 11 - Pedestrian LOS and Connectivity Index Ranges
Table 12 - District-Wide LOS with Connectivity Adjustment
Table 13 District-Wide LOS with All Adjustments
Table 14 - District-Wide (Adjusted) Transit, Bicycle and Pedestrian LOS
Table 15 - Existing Levels of Service on US 1
Table 16 - Modified Levels of Service on US 1
Appendix A: FSUTMS Results
Appendix B: ARTPLAN Results
Appendix C: Urban Form Results
Technical Memorandum 5: Development Review Interactive Worksheet
Introduction
Community Center Implementation
Evaluating Urban Form Characteristics
Using the Development Review Interactive Worksheet
Summary
List of Tables
Table 1 - Urban Form Characteristics
Table 2 - General Ratings for Urban Form Characteristics
Technical Memorandum 6: Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Regulation Review
Introduction
Overall Comments on Land Use and Transportation Plans
Overall Comments on Land Development Regulations
Specific Comments on Existing Plans and Regulations
Summary
List of Tables and Figures
Table 1 - Summary of How Comprehensive Plans and Land Development Regulations Relate to 100 Smart Growth Policies
Table 2 - Detailed Review of Plan and Ordinance Relationships with Ten Smart Growth Principles
Table 3 - Plans and Ordinances Related to Phase I Study Recommendations
Figure 1 - Port St. Lucie Land Conversion Areas and Phase I Study Activity Centers
Figure 2 Martin County CRA
Figure 3 - Stuart Design Bases Regulation
Figure 4 - Martin Mobility Standards
Figure 5 - Stuart Example of Pedestrian-Oriented Building Design
List of Maps
Map 1 - Proposed Activity Centers
Map 2 - Proposed Transportation Projects
Technical Memorandum 7: Smart Growth in North America, a Survey of Lessons Learned
Introduction
Application of Smart Growth Policies
Application of Smart Growth Policies
The Need for Collaboration Affects Implementation
Policies Applied within Each Principle
Interviews
Key Themes and Conclusions
List of Figures
Figure 1 - Respondent Characteristics
Figure 2 - Growth Trends and Major Employers
Figure 3 - Number of Policies Checked for Each Smart Growth Principle
Figure 4 - Policies by Frequency of Use
Martin and St. Lucie Counties Regional Land Use Study: Technical Memorandum 8: Study Evaluation