Category Archives: Broadway Vision Grant

Broadway Corridor Mobile Workshops: ULI study cited in City’s “Complete Streets” Plan

On Wednesday, April 29 the City of Sacramento will host a pair of workshops to discuss a “Complete Streets” plan for the busy Broadway corridor from Front Street to Highway 99. Sparky Harris, a city principal planner, said the outline for the plan comes from an Urban Land Institute study of the street from two years ago. Generally, that means enhancing Broadway for multiple travel modes: Walking and bikes in addition to motor vehicles. One ULI recommendation would reduce traffic lanes from four to two on Broadway to put in … Read More

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City of Sac Planning & Design Commission Comments on “Broadway Vision” at March 14 meeting

The City of Sacramento Planning and Design Commission will be reviewing and commenting on the “Broadway Vision Plan” document and its recommendations for improving the Broadway corridor at its regular meeting on Thursday, March 14th, 2013, at 5:30pm.  The Planning and Design Commission is not being asked to take action at this hearing; it is for review and comment only. Broadway Vision Study Overview: ULI Sacramento and the Greater Broadway Partnership organized an active outreach effort, including community forums and public workshops, that served as a guiding road map and … Read More

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Broadway Corridor Grant ‘Design the Future of Broadway’ Community Workshop

On February 24th and 25th, ULI Sacramento and the Greater Broadway Partnership hosted: ‘Design the Future of Broadway’, a community visioning workshop for an economic strategy for the future of Sacramento’s most historic corridors including: traffic, parking, walk-abilty and land uses. Nationally recognized urban planner Dan Burden, named “one of six most important civic innovators in the world” by TIME magazine, lead the highly interactive two-day public involvement planning process. Burden also shared his expertise on traffic calming practices based on his experience with similar programs in more than 2,500 … Read More

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