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Streets within the Strip District should reflect a pedestrian scale. This means focusing on moving people rather than just vehicles, slowing vehicles down, having compact and efficient intersections, and making the most of the space devoted to non-motorized modes.
After an era in which transportation investments often overpowered urban areas, there is movement to rebalance community and mobility needs. Complete Streets is a part of that rebalancing. For the Strip District, Complete Streets is important when the street network is taken as a whole.
Improving the nation’s infrastructure continues to remain a top priority for the public sector, but the resources available to pay for the construction and maintenance of facilities are limited. As a result, we must use creative financing strategies such as Value Capture.
September Public Charette Info
The City and Consultant Team will be conducting a design charrette for the Strip District Transportation and Land Use Plan. The intensive planning process includes technical sessions with project stakeholders, elected officials, and agencies as well as open public sessions at key points during the week. All public sessions will be in an Open House formation with no formal presentation. See below for PDFs of the charette flyer and complete schedule.
Public Sessions Schedule:
posted 8/30/12 @ 9:09 am