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Lead Agency: Livable La Mesa
Action Plan Download
La Mesa developed its action plan focusing on six key areas: outdoors spaces, social participation, community information, housing, transportation, and health. La Mesa aims to offer more safe and maintained public gathering spaces across the city by funding additional green space around city-owned facilities. The plan also looks to increase personal connections to reduce social isolation, increase the supply of affordable housing and offer alternative housing models, and provide greater opportunity for older adults to become involved in active transportation planning.
Action Plan Highlights
HealthHighlight health and wellness activities through the design and implementation of a citywide communication plan.
HousingProvide education on affordable housing strategies and offer alternative housing options near transit by working with homeowners and private property owners.
Outdoor SpacesWork to prevent crime in public spaces by conducting Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) trainings for maintenance staff.