Appendix A: Summary List of Recommended Actions Page 3

Sustainable Washington

Appendix A: Summary List of Recommended Actions Page 3

Section No. & Name

Action No.

Action Name

Getting Started

Making a Commitment

Expanding the Commitment

Local

Regional

State

3.9 Social Equity

3.9.1

Identify and map transit, bicycle, and pedestrian infrastructure

 

 

 

3.9.2

Involve underserved residents in planning for transportation infrastructure

 

 

 

3.9.3

Address areas of inequity in delivery of key services

 

 

 

3.9.4

Promote innovative transportation for different population groups

 

 

3.9.5

Encourage affordable housing near transit

 

 

 

3.9.6

Establish policies for innovative mixed uses

 

 

 

3.9.7

Identify and plan for use of community buildings for temporary shelter

 

 

 

3.9.8

Develop programs and regulations to minimize and reduce the risk of hazards, especially to vulnerable populations

 

 

3.9.9

Develop incentives for construction of affordable, naturally cooled homes

 

 

 

 

3.9.10

Regulate development in areas identified as high risk for flooding or forest fires

 

 

 

3.9.11

Implement a home weatherization program for low income residents

 

 

 

3.9.12

Encourage rehabilitation of housing and infill development

 

 

 

 

3.9.13

Promote Universal Design

 

 

 

3.9.14

Adapt existing buildings for low income housing

 

 

 

 

3.9.15

Plan for climate refugees

 

 

 

 

Section No. & Name

Action No.

Action Name

Getting Started

Making a Commitment

Expanding the Commitment

Local

Regional

State

3.10 Public Health

3.10.1

Encourage healthy lifestyles through measures proposed to mitigate GHGs

 

 

 

3.10.2

Encourage healthy lifestyles for youth

 

 

 

 

3.10.3

Plan for healthy urban development

 

 

 

3.10.4

Plan for healthy rural development

 

 

 

3.10.5

Partnering with public health

 

 

 

3.10.6

Reduce health impacts from climate change

 

 

 

 

3.10.7

Minimize heat impacts through design

 

 

 

 

3.10.8

Conduct a health impact assessment

 

 

 

 

3.10.9

Remove barriers to the delivery of health services

 

 

 

 

3.10.10

Include health issues in disaster planning

 

 

 

 

3.10.11

Apply an ecosystems approach to urban environments

 

 

 

3.10.12

Integrate health issues into overall planning

 

 

 

 

Section No. & Name

Action No.

Action Name

Getting Started

Making a Commitment

Expanding the Commitment

Local

Regional

State

3.11 Economy

3.11.1

Encourage businesses to inventory GHG emissions

 

 

 

 

3.11.2

Encourage energy efficiency labeling

 

 

 

3.11.3

Encourage economic resiliency

 

 

3.11.4

Encourage community self-sufficiency

 

 

 

 

3.11.5

Encourage “green” (sustainable) businesses

 

 

 

3.11.6

Promote options to reduce commuting

 

 

 

 

3.11.7

Encourage local purchasing and recycling businesses

 

 

 

3.11.8

Support green power programs

 

 

 

3.11.9

Encourage disaster planning

 

 

 

 

3.11.10

Support bio-fuels research

 

 

 

 

3.11.11

Provide information on climate change to local agriculture and forestry businesses

 

 

 

 

3.11.12

Grow the local economy

 

 

 

 

3.11.13

Encourage new GHG-related technologies

 

 

 

 

3.11.14

Encourage programs for carbon offsets

 

 

 

 

3.11.15

Promote carbon sequestration

 

 

 

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