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Corpus Christi Livability Summit

CORPUS CHRISTI LIVABILITY SUMMIT



Discussions on best practices for livability and sustainability programs and projects in the Corpus Christi region was a huge success at the Corpus Christi Livability Summit held at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center on Wednesday, October 15th.

Participants heard the latest information on major plans and programs for advancing livability in the Corpus Christi region from local and federal agencies, which included the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Presentations from the Corpus Christi Livability Summit are available to download below:

TECHNICAL MEMORANDUM

Technical Memorandum - December 10, 2014

On October 15, 2014, the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) hosted the “Corpus Christi Livability Summit” at Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center in Corpus Christi. The goal of the Summit was to discuss best practices for livability and sustainability programs and projects in the Corpus Christi region. The summit provided an opportunity for attendees to hear the latest information on major plans and programs for advancing livability in the Corpus Christi region from local and federal agencies, which included the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In addition, the Corpus Christi Livability Summit introduced the concepts of livability and sustainability as an introduction for the development of the focused sustainability plan for the Northside neighborhoods’ plan.

By: Ben Ettelman, Associate Transportation Researcher - Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Tina Geiselbrecht, Associate Research Scientist - Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

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CCMobility and Implementation Process

Presenters: Elena J. Buentello, ACIP, Transportation Planner - Corpus Christi MPO and Raymond Chong, P.E., City Traffic Engineer - City of Corpus Christi

Green Infrastructure and Other EPA Water Quality Initiatives

Presenter: William "Bill" Honker, Director, Water Quality Protection Division - EPA Region VI

Update on the Port of Corpus Christi

Presenter: Frank Brogan, P.E., Managing Director - Port of Corpus Christi

EPA Brownfields Land-use Revitalization Programs

Presenter: Amber Perry, Brownsfields Coordinator - EPA Region VI

Harbor Bridge Project

Presenter: Christopher Amy, TxDOT - Corpus Christi District

Local Plans & Efforts to Date

PlanCC - Comprehensive Plan 2035 Corpus Christi R/UDAT Study