Greater Downtown

SHORT TERM

Short term GREATER DOWNTOWN STRATEGIES (Prioritized strategies in bold)
PUBLIC SERVICES 208. Prioritize street light and sidewalk improvements along pedestrian thoroughfares 209. Establish neighborhood based recycling programs ………………………… MOBILITY 210. Complete M-1 rail to facilitate local connections within the district 211. Integrate public safety facility at Rosa Parks Transit Center ………………………… ENVIRONMENT 212. Integrate small scale blue infrastructure/ storm water retention into new development 213. Leverage energy tax credits to subsidize and market green development districts ………………………… RECREATION 214. Incorporate quality parks and public spaces into new development 215. Partner with local athletic leagues to maintain and better utilize parks ………………………… CULTURE 216. Establish long term dedicated funding sources to cultural institutions 217. Establish civic/ business partnerships with cultural institutions ………………………… RETAIL SERVICES & AMENITIES 218. Create, incentivize, and market retail nodes through business improvement district, facade improvements and rent incentives

SAFETY 189. Utilize new crime data mapping technologies to improve crime prevention and resource allocation 190. Coordinate a system of multiple levels of public safety (DPD, WCSD, WSU, DMC, HFHS) ………………………… HEALTH 191. Expand fresh food offerings in Central Business District and New Center areas 192. Develop educational programming around food systems and healthy lifestyles 193. Develop resident pre-screening and preventative health programs in partnership with an anchor institution ………………………… EDUCATION 194. Identify and support high quality community based school operators 195. Partner with anchor/ cultural institutions to improve educational opportunities

COMMUNITY & IDENTITY 199. Integrate 20% low-moderate income housing within new residential development 200. Incentivize redevelopment of historical assets 201. Program public spaces to celebrate cultural heritage and assets

………………………… PHYSICAL CONDITION 202. Leverage Tax Increment Financing to fund infrastructure improvements (CBD, Midtown, Eastern Market) 203. Focus neighborhood stabilization in Hubbard Farms, Corktown, and Northend 204. Fund temporary creative uses for vacant land before redevelopment …………………………

HOUSING 205. Continue to create demand through Live programs 206. Allocate residential development ………………………… gap subsidy until market rate development becomes PROSPERITY & INCOME feasible 196. Growth in Eds & Meds employment cluster 207. Cluster development to create 197. Expand hire/buy critical mass of local programs residents 198. Organize local ………………………… business to business (B2B)network …………………………

Greater Downtown
MEDIUM TERM

meDIUm term GREATER DOWNTOWN STRATEGIES (Prioritized strategies in bold)

SAFETY 219. Implement neighborhood/district based public safety plan ………………………… HEALTH 220. Establish neighborhood-scale medical office uses affiliated with anchor institutions

PHYSICAL CONDITION 228. Prioritized walkable, multimodal connections between districts and neighborhoods 229. Establish low maintenance/ high efficiency street light network …………………………

ENVIRONMENT 235. Integrate blue infrastructure into public spaces 236. Establish green building standards to promote green districts ………………………… RECREATION 237. Prioritize greenway connections between CBD, Midtown, Corktown, and Eastern Market 238. Complete Riverfront greenway from Belle Isle to Ambassador Bridge 239. Expand recreational programs and amenities at large parks ………………………… CULTURE 240. Create unifying arts organization to establish strategic direction and oversight of cultural assets ………………………… RETAIL SERVICES & AMENITIES 241. Promote CBD and midtown as regional shopping destination …………………………

HOUSING ………………………… 230. Leverage choice neighborhoods and EDUCATION sustainable communities funding around public 221. Incentivize socioeconomic and racial housing including Brewster Douglas/Brush diversity within school Park options 231. In-fill vacant sites to 222. Open new schools affiliated with downtown create density in core districts historical, cultural, and business assets ………………………… 223. Unify downtown educational opportunities PUBLIC SERVICES under coordinating 232. Establish Business organization Improvement Districts ………………………… (CBD, Midtown) to supplement city services PROSPERITY & INCOME 233. Establish Special Service Districts with 224. Leverage anchors, TechTown, and industrial residential neighborhoods infrastructure along rail ………………………… corridors to spur new productive economies MOBILITY …………………………
234. Establish intermodal hub in New Center COMMUNITY & IDENTITY connecting commuters to 225. Prioritized initiative suburbs and airport to attract and retain ………………………… families 226. Create public spaces and programs that are child friendly 227. Establish programs that embrace and promote downtown diversity

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