Consultant rendering of boardwalk at Symphony Park. For illustrative purposes only.
SouthPark already has substantial private investment and a long history of growth, but there is still a role for public sector investments in the area. Therefore, the focus of the SouthPark CNIP is to identify and implement those public investments that will support and help sustain the high levels of private investment already underway. The overall goal is to strategically provide the investments that will maintain and enhance SouthPark as a community that is attractive, economically strong, and provides transportation choices.
To meet that goal, the project objectives for the SouthPark CNIP are to:
Support continued evolution of the Mixed-Use Activity Center by accommodating access by all modes;
Improve bicycle and pedestrian access to the Center from surrounding neighborhoods;
Enhance peoples’ ability to move around within the Center by walking, biking, and using transit (create a “park once” environment);
Provide better access to existing greenspaces and support the desire for more greenspace in the public realm; and
Support the density, vibrancy, and strong sense of place expected in Mixed-Use Activity Centers.
As a result of more than a year of community engagement efforts, the following projects were selected to move forward:
Backlot Trail Phase 1 (in construction)
Barclay Downs Sidewalk (complete)
Briar Creek Greenway Wayfinding (future)
Southpark Loop Framework Plan (complete)
Enhanced Crosswalks (complete)
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Summary report July 2018 (40MB)
2021 community priorities report
Public meeting invitation Sept. 27, 2018
Public meeting invitation April 10, 2018
Jan 23 public meeting poster
SouthPark CNIP study area map
SouthPark CNIP context area map
Kickoff event invitation September 2017
Public meeting invitation January 2018