Share your ideas at the Modern Streetcar Design Charrette

Tucson Modern Streetcar Land Use & Development Implementation Plan*

Public Input Design Charrette:
Monday, January 14th to Saturday, January 19th, 2013

The City of Tucson cordially invites Property Owners, Residents, Business Owners, Neighborhood Representatives, Advocacy Groups, Business Groups, Developers, Investors, the University of Arizona, and other stakeholders with an interest in the Quarter Mile Focus Area of the Tucson Modern Streetcar Line to participate in The Tucson Modern Streetcar Design Charrette. This Design Charrette is offered as part of the Tucson Modern Streetcar Land Use Development and Implementation Plan Project. The Tucson Modern Streetcar Design Charrette will take place from Monday, January 14, 2013 to Saturday, January 19, 2013.

Participate in this unique event and help shape the future of our Community!

Opening Reception/Initial Visioning Process (Public Meeting)

The Opening Reception and Initial Visioning Process will take place at The Historic Rialto Theater on Monday, January 14, 2013 at 6:00 PM.

Meeting Location: The Historic Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85701

Strategy Meetings A, B, C, D, E and F

Strategy Meetings will take place at The Historic Depot, January 15 and 16, 2013.

Meeting Location: The Historic Depot Building, 400 N. Toole, Suite 280, Tucson, AZ 85701 (Second Floor- Follow the Signs)

These Strategy Meetings will address the specific needs of the very distinct character areas identified along the Tucson Modern Streetcar Corridor. Select the location of your home, business, or land on the Character Areas Map and participate on the Strategy Meeting corresponding to your area:

  • Strategy Meeting A: Eastern Terminus/Main Gate Character Area (Tuesday, January 15 at 1:00 PM – The Historic Depot)
  • Strategy Meeting B: Western Terminus Character Area (Tuesday, January 15 at 5:30 PM – The Historic Depot)
  • Strategy Meeting C: Central Segment (University Boulevard) Character Area (Tuesday, January 15 at 7:30 PM – The Historic Depot)
  • Strategy Meeting D: Pima College and UA Students Wednesday (January 16 at 1:00 PM – The Historic Depot)
  • Strategy Meeting E: Central Segment (4th Avenue Business District) and Downtown Entertainment District (Congress and 4th Avenue Activity Center) Character Areas (Wednesday, January 16 at 5:30 PM – The Historic Depot)
  • Strategy Meeting F: Downtown Entertainment District (Downtown Central Business District) and Downtown Cultural/Convention District Character Areas (Wednesday, January 16 at 7:30 PM – The Historic Depot)

Strategy Meeting Topics:

(1) Historic Preservation, Neighborhood Preservation/Compatibility and Housing Affordability (2) Parking, Connectivity, Traffic and Multimodal Transportation (3) Streetscapes, Walkability, Character and Sense of Place (4) Economic Development/Implementation.

On-on-one Meetings:

One-on-one meetings will take place at The Historic Depot on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at those times provided on the Schedule. These meetings welcome individuals and/or small groups that may desire to meet one-on-one with team members. Walk in during these allotted times and we will be glad to have a one-on-one talk with you or your group.

Meeting Location: The Historic Depot Building, 400 N. Toole, Suite 280, Tucson, AZ 85701 (Second Floor- Follow the Signs)

Open House:

The Open House will take place at The Historic Depot on Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 6:00 PM. Check the progress of your team as we integrate the input into vision, concepts, and guiding principles for each character area.

Meeting Location: The Historic Depot Building, 400 N. Toole, Suite 280, Tucson, AZ 85701 (Second Floor- Follow the Signs)

Final Presentation:

The Final Presentation will take place at The Historic Rialto Theater on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 10 am.

Meeting Location: The Historic Rialto Theater, 318 E. Congress, Tucson, AZ 85701

For more information go to: www.tucsonaz.gov/planning/streetcar_design_charette

*Note: This text was copied directly from the official outreach flyer created by the team working on the Modern Streetcar Land Use & Development Implementation Plan

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