University Avenue Strategic Plan

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The University Avenue Strategic Plan takes an integrated approach to balancing public safety, economic development, social services, land use, urban design, housing, and transportation priorities in order to affect long-term stability within the area.

The goals and policies, adopted by the City in 1997, attempt to increase public safety for residents, merchants, and customers; revitalize the University Avenue corridor through appropriate economic development and housing; protect and improve neighborhood quality of life; encourage more pedestrian-oriented development and appropriate mix of uses to improve neighborhood identity; enhance University Avenue as a gateway to the city, a series of neighborhoods, and the downtown; and to coordinate and enhance public transit systems, pedestrian access, and bicycle circulation. This plan is also available for purchase at the Planning and Development Department at 2120 Milvia Street for $7.