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Decision making process

Name der Fallstudie
Pedestrian Master Plan for the city of Liège
Masterplan zum Fußgängerverkehr in Liège

Decision making process - stages
The decision-making process during the development of the Master Plan itself is not considered here, rather the changes the Plan could result in are developed.

The Pedestrian Plan would document the decision-making process of every further urban developments supposed to have an impact on the quality of the pedestrian network.

It is expected to be a coherent framework to plan developments.

The dmp described here could then be the one of any urban development project or plan that would play a role in the Pedestrian Plan.

The Pedestrian Master Plan and its recommendations should be examined at the preliminary stage of the study of an urban development project or plan.

Decision making process - levels
Both political and technical levels are concerned

Decision making process - sources of information
The whole document of the Pedestrian Master Plan (see ?Description of the tool?) is a new source of compiled information to be used to document the decision-making procedure.

Decision making process - who are the decision makers
Politicians concerned, helped with technical advices

Decision making process - who made the final decision for project implementation
Politicians concerned. Political


Name of tool
Pedestrian Master Plan

Decision making process - tools in decision-making process
<em>Influence of the tool on the dmp: </em><br> Different initiatives from different municipal departments already promoted soft mobility in the city (thematic itineraries, parts of green network, development for persons of reduced mobility, etc) but these projects were not consolidated and were mainly dedicated to tourism walkers.</p> <p>Information and data were scattered between services and the different initiatives were not coordinated.</p> <p>The Pedestrian Master Plan and its recommendations have to be examined at the preliminary study stage of an urban development project or plan. All the stakeholders should consult it. The Pedestrian Plan aims to help the decision process for every further urban developments supposed to have an impact on the quality of the pedestrian network.</p> <p>Stage of tool implementation: The Pedestrian Master Plan and its recommendations have to be examined at the preliminary study stage of an urban development project or plan. All the stakeholders should consult it. </p> <p>The tool should influence the dmp as :<br> ⢠The local authorities has now an explicit strategy concerning the walking network (proactive attitude regarding external developers)<br> ⢠Developments have a coherent framework (better communication, efficiency, etc)<br> ⢠Data are consolidated (less time waste, etc.)</p> <p>Quantitative goals or benchmarks defined?: Not really, and this is a lack of such tool supposed to promote sustainability! Nevertheless, indicators are thought to be useful for monitoring the efficiency of the Plan: <br> ⢠Meters of project´s development for person of reduced mobility<br> ⢠Meters of pavement built<br> ⢠Number of promotion´s campaigns on the Pedestrian Plan, </p>


Decision making process - how was the information for the dmp disseminated
It depends on the type of development and on what is mandatory for it.

Decision making process - how was the public involved
It is also depending on the type of urban project development considered and what is mandatory for it.

Decision making process - was there public discussion over the project
No project has yet been developed in the Pedestrian Plan Framework.

Welche Tools wurden verwendet, um Nachhaltigkeit zu beurteilen?

Pedestrian Master Plan

Weiterführende Informationen (nur auf Englisch):

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