People-Friendly Streets Round 2

Link to mapping tool to provide input

The Ann Arbor DDA is seeking public feedback and input on a range of infrastructure projects under consideration in downtown Ann Arbor.  Virtual  workshops consisting of  several presentations, open discussions, and small group feedback sessions took place in March. You can click on the links below for access to meeting videos and recap presentation. The projects discussed included:

State Street Project (from Washington to William)
Division Street Bikeway (from Packard to Catherine)
Miller/Catherine Street Improvement Project
4th Avenue Street & Transit Improvement Project
Future Downtown Infrastructure Projects

If you were unable to attend the virtual meetings, you can still provide input into issues and opportunities on downtown streets by using this mapping tool. Please help us understand what is working and what could be improved to meet your needs and our values.

Day One: Tuesday, March 9, noon – 1:30pm

Video of presentation

Program Overview – Aligning Infrastructure With Values 

There are exciting things planned for our downtown streets to make a safer, healthier, and more equitable space for all people!  In this session, design team members will provide an overview presentation of the DDA’s People-Friendly Street program and will introduce the projects under discussion during the workshop.

A facilitated question and answer period and feedback survey will follow the presentation.


Day One: Tuesday, March 9, 4 – 5:30pm

Video of presentation

Program Overview – Aligning Infrastructure With Values

Infrastructure plays a vital role in shaping the health and well-beings of our communities.  Join us in this presentation and discussion, where the design team will share approaches for designing and implementing public infrastructure projects that align with community values – with an emphasis on equity, safety, pandemic response, and resilience.

A facilitated question and answer period and feedback survey will follow the presentation.

Day Two: Wednesday, March 10, noon – 2pm

Community Design Workshops 

You have ideas, and we are ready to listen!  This 2-hour session will provide a 30-minute overview presentation of the infrastructure projects that are advancing through the People-Friendly Street process.

Following the presentation, workshop participants will have the opportunity to attend virtual breakout rooms, where participants will be able to talk directly with the design team and provide their feedback on specific project ideas.

Day Two: Wednesday, March 10, 4 – 6pm

Community Design Workshops 

This session will be structured the same as for the midday session (see description above).

Day Three: Thursday, March 11, 4 – 5pm

Video of presentation

            Recap presentation (Power Point)

Workshop Summary Mural Boards

Community Wrap-up & Next Steps

You spoke – we listened! Please join us in this presentation, where the design team will report out on key findings and feedback generated during the workshops. Recommendations will be shared for advancing projects forward.

Project Updates

Give Your Feedback

Throughout these projects, we will be asking for your feedback. If you have feedback on a project, you can always send it to or attend a public meeting.

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