TRANSPORTATION |

Reliance on autos depletes local economy, degrades environment, reduces public health. |

+1 | for every 300 reduction of traffic accidents, annual |

-1 | for every 300 increase of traffic accidents, annual |

+1 | for every 5% seasonal increase in SEPTA ridership |

-1 | for every 5% seasonal decrease in SEPTA ridership |

+1 | for every 5,000 passenger increase in regional/national bus arrivals/departures, annually |

-1 | for every 5,000 passenger decrease in regional/national bus arrivals/departures, annually |

+1 | for every 5% decrease of Philadelphia vehicle registration per capita |

-1 | for every 5% increase of Philadelphia vehicle registration per capita |

-1 | for every 1,000,000 vehicles /month on Route 76 at Ford Road |

-1 | for every 700,000 vehicles /month on Route 1 at Route 611 |

+1 | for every 100,000 vehicles /month reduced on Route 76 at Ford Road |

+1 | for every 200,000 vehicles /month reduced on Route 1 at Route 611 |

+1 | for every 5 miles of bike lanes |

+1 | for every mile of bike paths |

+5 | for every mile of fixed rail trolley |

FOOD |

Secure regional food production insulates us from disruption of imports, price shocks, and toxic content |

+1 | for every 2 acres of active organic garden within Philadelphia |

+1 | for every acre of organic orchard within Philadelphia |

+1 | for every 200 subscribers to Community Supported Agriculture farms (CSAs) within 60 miles |

+1 | for every 1,000 members of food cooperatives |

+1 | for every 10 farms within 80 miles selling at Farmers' Markets |

+1 | for every 10 Farmers' Markets whose farmers are located within 80 miles |

+1 | for every 20 restaurants purchasing from farms within 80 miles |

+1 | for every 5% increase of harvest of wheat and corn, average annually, within a 200 mile radius |

-1 | for every 5% decrease of harvest of wheat and corn, average annually, within a 200 mile radius |

+1 | for every 1,000 quarts /day capacity of nonprofit community cannery relying on 60-mile radius |

+2 | for every 1,000 pounds from nonprofit community pasteria relying on 150-mile radius |

+1 | for every 1,000 quarts output of nonprofit community cannery |

RAINFALL |

The foundation of businesses, homes, and farms. Without sufficient rain, we'd all leave Philadelphia. |

+1 | for every month within 10% of 1880-1980 average |

-1 | for every month >10% below 1880-1980 average |

+10 | for every month 10-24% above 1880-1980 average when preceded by month 10-24% below average |

-1 | for every month 10-24% below 1880-1980 average when preceded by month 10-24% below average |

+10 | for every month >25% above 1880-1980 average following one month >25% below average |

+10 | for every month >25% above 1880-1980 average following two consecutive months 10-24% below average |

-10 | for every month >25% below 1880-1980 average when preceded by one month >25% below average |

+10 | for any four months consecutive 10-15% above 1880-1980 average |

-10 | for any four months consecutive >10% below 1880-1980 average |

WATER QUALITY |

Humans are 90% water. |

+1 | for every 5 acres green roof installed |

+1 | for every 5 acres abandoned parking lot depaved |

+1 | for every expansion of wetland by 10,000 square feet |

-1 | for every reduction of wetland by 5,000 square feet |

-1 | for every 250,000 gallons per year bottled water sold |

+1 | for every 20 abandoned underground fuel storage tanks removed |

-1 | for every 20 abandoned underground fuel storage tanks remaining |

-1 | for every 10 miles of combined sewer |

-1 | for every sewer overflow episode |

+1 | for every 500 compost toilets |

-1 | for every 100,000 flush toilets |

SOIL |

The food of food. The only real heritage we leave. |

+1 | for every 10,000 square foot decrease of paving footprint |

-1 | for every 10,000 sqaure foot increase of paving footprint |

+1 | for every 50 rural properties enrolled in DVR soil conservation plan |

+1 | for every 50 acres deeded to Philadelphia Land Trust or PRAISE |

+1 | for every 100 acres TDR to conservation organization or PRAISE |

+1 | for every 500 urban grass lawns converted to flower/food garden |

+1 | for every 500 compost toilets |

+1 | for every 500 increase in compost bins |

SOLID WASTE |

Garbage doesn't go away. |

+1 | for every 2% trash collection tonnage reduction |

-1 | for every 2% trash collection tonnage increase |

FUEL |

Conservation is the core of economic development. |

+1 | for each month HDD/CDD within 10% of normal |

-1 | for each month HDD >15% above normal Oct-Apr |

-1 | for each month CDD >15% above normal May-Sept |

+1 | for every 1,000 additional double- or triple-pane windows installed (≥R25) |

+1 | for every 500 residential wall/attic insulation installations (≥R25) |

+1 | for every 50 underground/semiunderground (>50% footprint) buildings on existing footprint |

+1 | for every 100 additional solar electric installations |

+1 | for every 500 additional solar hot water heaters |

+1 | for every 500 additional wind (3mph+ startup) |

+1 | for every 10 additional cogeneration units |

+1 | for every 500 additional members of residential fuel co-op |

+1 | for every frame home rebuilt or retrofitted >25% earth bermed or underground |

+10 | for every 100kwh average residential decrease of Philadelphia electric usage, seasonal |

-10 | for every 100kwh average residential increase of Philadelphia electric usage, seasonal |

+10 | for every Quad decrease of Philadelphia natural gas usage, seasonal |

-10 | for every Quad increase of Philadelphia natural gas usage, seasonal |

-1 | for every 500 units of new construction permitted by Counties of Montgomery, Delaware, and Bucks, annually |

-1 | for every 10,000 flush toilets, annual |

+1 | for every 1,000 compost toilets, annual |

+1 | for every 1,000 square feet of adaptive re-use from large retaliers to locally-owned light mfg. or housing |

-1 | for every 100,000 square feet of chain retail |

HOUSING |

Ownership stabilizes neighborhoods, strengthening community participation. |

+1 | for every one percent increase of homeownership and corresponding decrease of rental, excluing on-campus units |

+1 | for every 5% of rental housing units locally-owned |

-1 | for every 1% rental housing units not locally-owned |

+1 | for every 50 units LEED low-mod housing |

+1 | for every 50 beds at locally-owned hotels/motels/B&Bs |

+1 | for every youth hostel >10 beds, annual |

-1 | for every 500 motel/hotel rooms owned by non-locally-based chain |

+1 | for every 5% shift of room tax revenues from hotel/motel chains to B&Bs |

HEALTH |

Can't buy it in malls, can't live well without it. |

+1 | for every 500 reduction of ER visits, annual |

-1 | for every 500 increase of ER visits, annual |

+1 | for every 0.5% decrease in diabetes rate |

-1 | for every 0.5% increase in diabetes rate |

+1 | for every 0.5% decrease in breast cancer rate |

-1 | for every 0.5% increase in breast cancer rate |

+1 | for every 0.1% decrease in Philadelphia birth rate, seasonal |

-1 | for every 0.1% increase in Philadelphia birth rate, seasonal |

+1 | for every 100 fewer traffic injuries/deaths |

-1 | for every 100 additional traffic injuries/deaths |

+1 | for every 5% reduction of child hunger rate |

-1 | for every 10,000 chronically hungry children |

+2 | for every nonprofit community-owned dental clinic |

-2 | for absence of nonprofit community-owned dental clinic |

+1 | for every City-owned free clinic |

+1 | for every 1,000 current members of PhilaHealthia |

MEDIA |

Many sources for many voices keep democracy alive. |

+5 | for third and each subsequent locally-owned daily newspaper, annual |

+2 | for third and each subsequent locally-owned weekly newspaper, mainimum circulation 3,000, excluding newsletters |

+1 | for every locally-owned monthly newspaper, minimum circulation 2,000, excluding newsletters |

+5 | for each locally-owned noncommercial radio station sustained at least 50% by subscribers |

+1 | for every neighborhood low-power FM radio station |

+1 | for every 20 regular programs on local access cable |

+1 | for every locally-owned Internet Service Provider |

+1 | for every 100 library internet stations |

+1 | for every 7 square miles wifi availability <$15 /month |

+1 | for every 10,000 subscribers/readers to local-topic listserves or e-zines publishing, excluding blogs |

LABOR |

Freedoms to create new jobs and to be respected at work require support for small business and unions. |

+10 | for presence of Livable Wage legislation |

-2 | for every % income total to top 20% Philadelphia households above that % income total to bottom 20% households (Gini Coefficient) |

+1 | for every 1% decreased income gap between top 10% and lowest 10% income groups |

-1 | for every 1% increased income gap between top 10% and lowest 10% income groups |

-1 | for every 1% greater Philadelphia unemployment among African-Americans than among whites |

+1 | for every 200 DBAs filed in Philadelphia annually |

-1 | for every 1,000 jobs at a single employer |

+1 | for every percent Philadelphia employees enrolled in a union |

+1 | for every percent Philadelphia employees at businesses <20 employees |

FINANCE |

Building local wealth relies mainly on local residents and our choices at the market. |

+1 | for every 5% of sales tax revenue from locally-owned businesses |

-1 | for every 5% of sales tax revenue from non-local chain retailers |

+1 | for every 10% occupancy of Center City retail spaces |

+1 | for every $10,000 MediCash repaid from loans, annual |

+1 | for every 100 PRAISE investors $1,000+ each |

+1 | for every PRAISE program receiving $10,000+ investment |

+1 | for every $1,000,000 lent into lowest decile income census tracts |

+1 | for every neighborhood currency traded among 1,000+ residents for >1 year |

+1 | for every zip code served yb a credit union branch |

-1 | for every 5 zip codes without a credit union branch |

CRIME |

+2 | for presence of a drug court |

+2 | for presence of a youth court (ex-youth offenders serve as judges) |

+1 | for every 50 fewer school assaults yearly (base 1,000) |

-1 | for every 50 additional school assaults yearly (base 1,000) |

+1 | for every 40 fewer murders yearly (base 400) |

-1 | for every 40 additional murders yearly (base 400) |

+1 | for every 50 fewer forcible rapes yearly (base 1,000) |

-1 | for every 50 additional forcible rapes yearly (base 1,000) |

+1 | for every 200 fewer robberies yearly (base 10,000) |

-1 | for every 200 additional robberies yearly (base 10,000) |

+1 | for every 200 fewer burglaries yearly (base 10,000) |

-1 | for every 200 additional burglaries yearly (base 10,000) |

+1 | for every 200 fewer assaults yearly (base 10,000) |

-1 | for every 200 additional assaults yearly (base 10,000) |

+1 | for every 1,000 fewer thefts yearly (base 40,000) |

-1 | for every 1,000 additional thefts yearly (base 40,000) |

+1 | for every 100 fewer subprime mortgage loans |

-1 | for every 100 additional subprime mortgage loans |

GOVERNMENT |

Relied upon to promote legislation favorable to ecodevelopment. |

+1 | for every City Council member endorsed by Philadelphia SEC |

-1 | for every City Council member not endorsed by Philadelphia SEC |

+1 | for every City Department head endorsed by Philadelphia SEC |

-1 | for every City Department head not endorsed by Philadelphia SEC |

OVERALL |

+10 | for any total annual increase of 10 of the + categories above |

-10 | for any total annual decrease of 10 of the + categories above |

+1 | for every 3 of the above categories calculated |