The Vision

A report completed in 2009 begins to lay out the community vision for Washtenaw Avenue.  In 2010 the four communities along the corridor created an implementation> strategy.   Please use the tools on this website or contact us to let us know your vision.

·         Provides most direct connection between largest cities and two universities

·         Is one of the most dense corridors in Washtenaw county

·         Contains affordable housing

·         Contains the most available land for  redevelopment

·         Lacks character – strip commercial

·         Auto centric – lacks transportation choices

·         Large setbacks – excess parking

·         Segregated land uses

·         Limited sidewalks require more bus stops

What this corridor could be to our community

·         Have high quality public transit

·         Are walkable and bike friendly

·         Retain and attract not only high paying jobs

      but talented people to fill the jobs

·         Have access to educational, cultural and employment centers

·         High quality of living

·         Open spaces for recreation

·         Mixed use development

·         Affordable and work force housing