The City of Fridley will hold a series of workshops to explore what’s possible for these key corridors. What are the community’s goals and priorities from a transportation and livability viewpoint? How about the aesthetic look (i.e. fences?) Participants are encouraged to attend all four free events.
Each event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Fridley City Hall, 7071 University Ave. NE, Fridley, MN 55432.
Workshop I: Gather Information
Thursday, Feb. 21
What is important and unique about University Ave. and Hwy. 65? What are the concerns about mobility and aesthetics, and what can be improved?
Workshop II: Street Design Options Exercise
Thursday, March 7
An interactive workshop to create alternative street designs scenarios for University Ave. and Hwy. 65. Design and transportation experts will be on hand to share ideas and insights.
Workshop III: Panel Discussion: Learning from Other Cities
Thursday, March 21
Explore the opportunities and challenges of street design solutions with a panel of cities who will reflect on their experiences, and inform a strategic road map for the future of University Ave. and Hwy. 65.
Workshop IV: Framing Recommendations
Thursday, April 4
Contribute to the creation of street design recommendations for University Ave. and Hwy. 65, which will be submitted to the Fridley City Council and Planning Commission and MN Dept. of Transportation.
For more information contact Scott Hickok, City of Fridley, at 763-572-3590 or Gretchen Nicholls, Twin Cities LISC, at 651-265-2280.
Details at fridleymn.gov or the Twin Cities LISC website.