Jeremy Winkler
Mar 1, 2018

Kickoff Meeting Notes

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See below for the list of Positives and Negatives facing Knowledge Park (KP) as it pertains to Connectivity that we discussed during our kickoff meeting. Comment with anything you’d like to add

 

Also listed are the locations you all mentioned as possible models. COMMENT BELOW on a city/town you mentioned, and what you think makes it a good model for us to study!

 

Positives:

current shared bike lanes, rail spur (possible rails to trails), upcoming transit system, existing sidewalks in good condition, good ADA accessibility, KP is a walkable area, previous plans we can study

 

Negatives/Challenges:

Lack of parking, many new visitors will be coming (need signage), University Center (old bleachery area) is ”hidden”, Dave Lyle and the railroad are ”in the way”, reliance on cars, percieved safety at night (some dark areas), communication

 

Possible Models:

Greenville, Indianapolis, Denver, Chattanooga, Durham, Italy (plazas), Clemson, Columbia/USC/5points, Greensboro, Jacksonville, Orlando Pointe

 

 

 

Tami Tyson Windell
Mar 1, 2018

Would love to get a date on the calendar for a 'walk about' to see how much 'walkability' this area offers.

dotsy29732
Mar 1, 2018

I, too, vote for a "walking the scope" exercise to get a better feel for the issues "Connectivity" faces. The sooner, the better!

I thought the Kickoff was exciting and I am thrilled to be a part of taking our past and making it our future!

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