ReImagine Washtenaw represents a new vision for Washtenaw Avenue. To achieve this vision, leaders from local government, business, public interest groups, community service associations and residents have created speciﬁc land use, design and transportation improvement goals. These goals include:
Improve the investment environment
Coordinate community plans and regulations
Promote mixed use, transit oriented, active urban setting
Coordinate public investment to improve alternative transportation
Improved access to transit
Increase pedestrian and bicycle amenities
Encourage infill and redevelopment at key locations
Revitalize adjacent existing neighborhoods
Grow new mixed use neighborhoods
Efficient and safe movement of vehicles
For more information about these goals, view the ReImagine Washtenaw Corridor Improvement Study.
Why ReImagine Washtenaw?
Existing land use practices along Washtenaw Avenue have resulted in a sprawling and congested, auto-centric development pattern limiting the ability to provide the high quality of place residents’ and visitors’ expect. These photos help to illustrate some of these issues: