Friday, March 29, 2013
The Transit Oriented Development team will give community members an update on the proposed design for Dearborn's new train station.
Friday, March 29
An informational session to give local residents updates on conceptual plans for development of the area surrounding Dearborn's new train station will take place on April 8. The meeting with be held in Studio A of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center from 7-9 p.m. and is open to residents, business owners, commuters who work in Dearborn, college and university students, and other Dearborn stakeholders. The meeting is part of the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) initiative that seeks to capitalize on the new train station’s ability to draw more visitors, businesses and residents to Dearborn’s west downtown. The train station is scheduled to open in early 2014. Through a grant awarded to the city from a MIPlace Partnership, …
Monday, January 14, 2013
Open meetings on Transit-Oriented Development will be held Jan. 17-19.
During three open meetings Jan. 17-19, the public is invited to continue giving input on future development ideas for the area around Dearborn’s new train station under construction on Michigan Avenue near Brady. More: What should Dearborn's TOD district look like? The three interactive meetings all will take place inside the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, and are follow up events to a kickoff brainstorming session held in December, which attracted about 100 residents. The Jan. 17-19 sessions are part of the Transit Oriented Development initiative that seeks to capitalize on the new train station’s ability to draw more visitors, businesses and residents to Dearborn’s west downtown. Through a grant awarded the city from MIPlace…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Residents and visitors are asked to give their input on housing, sustainability and economic plans for the area at a Dec. 12 forum.
Dearborn residents will get the chance this month to have their say in plans for development near Dearborn’s Intermodal Passenger Rail Station. A Dec. 12 forum on Transit Oriented Development and ask for resident input on planning for future economic, housing and environmental developments surrounding the train station. Global Green Report: More Pedestrians, Housing Needed As construction began last summer on the federally funded train station, Dearborn was also awarded a grant from MIPlace Partnership, aimed at Transit Oriented Development. TOD is a process by which municipalities build their community around a transportation hub—in this case, the train station. The project is centered on creating a vibrant district for living and working…
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A community workshop this Thursday will focus on residents' ideas for sustainable and useful development surrounding the city's new intermodal passenger train station.
Dearborn’s intermodal passenger train station–now under construction at 20201 Michigan Ave.–opens up possibilities for further development in the west downtown and neighborhoods. It also presents an opportunity to ensure that new projects keep environmental sustainability in mind. Paid for through a competitive grant, Dearborn will host four planning and sustainability experts who will study the Transit Oriented Development area within a one-mile radius of the train station. As part of the review, the public is invited to an interactive community workshop inside Studio A of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. The public workshop will help clarify the community’s overall vision for …