Jurisdictions everywhere in the country talk about “corridor improvement” — but when asked what that actually means, the answers are usually nebulous.Taking a more fine-grained look at this idea of “improvement” is critical to tackling corridors, especially in light of the fact that in the past, too often, improvement has meant getting rid of everything and everyone that is on a corridor right now and replacing them with something else, something new, something from somewhere else.
Displacement does not mean improvement for long-time residents and long-time businesses in a district.
This event was spurred by recent research on corridors in Sacramento, which recommended intentional investments to help the city’s many commercial arterials. Join in on August 1st to hear how we can revitalize Franklin Blvd.
-Barriers to Entry for Small Business
-Working with Property Owners
-Barriers to Building Improvement
-Complete Streets/Green Streets
-Rural vs. Suburban vs. Urban Corridors
-Role of Housing
-Oversupply of Commercial Building Inventory