ReImagine Washtenaw http://wemu.org en Final ReImagine Washtenaw Report Released http://wemu.org/post/final-reimagine-washtenaw-report-released <p>The final <strong><a href="http://www.washtenawavenue.org/">ReImagine Washtenaw </a></strong>Report outlines changes designed to make the five-mile stretch of Washtenaw Avenue between Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti more transit-centered and bike and pedestrian friendly.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The plan calls for improvements such as large center medians and buffered bike lanes.&nbsp;</p><p>Communities along the corridor are expected to soon begin making some of the smaller changes outlined in the plan, like connecting sections of sidewalk that currently have gaps between them.</p> Thu, 08 May 2014 06:01:26 +0000 Bob Eccles 45531 at http://wemu.org Final ReImagine Washtenaw Report Released ReImagine Washtenaw Right-of-Way Plan Presented http://wemu.org/post/reimagine-washtenaw-right-way-plan-presented <p>ReImagine Washtenaw presented its right-of-way plan to the public at a meeting Tuesday night.&nbsp;</p><p>The plan covers the corridor from the water tower in Ypsilanti to the Washtenaw-Stadium split in Ann Arbor.</p><p>Ypsilanti city council member Pete Murdock says the city is dealing with a lot of traffic issues as part of its master plan revision, and those will have to be coordinated with ReImagine Washtenaw.</p><p>The ReImagine Washtenaw right-of-way plan includes improvements such as refuge islands to help pedestrians safely cross the street, buffered bike lanes, and eight "super stops" for Ann Arbor Area Transportation busses along the corridor.&nbsp;</p><p>The next step in the implementation process is to have municipalities along the corridor adopt the plan.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 01:51:31 +0000 Bob Eccles 38889 at http://wemu.org ReImagine Washtenaw Right-of-Way Plan Presented ReImagine Washtenaw Right-of-Way Study up for Review Wednesday Night http://wemu.org/post/reimagine-washtenaw-right-way-study-review-wednesday-night <p>Wednesday night is your chance to take a look at improvements being recommended as part of the ReImagine Washtenaw project and have some input on the issue.&nbsp;</p><p>Nathan Voght is project manager for ReImagine Washtenaw.&nbsp; He says they've been working with a consultant on the right-of-way study being presented at a public meeting Wednesday night.<br /><br />The study addresses issues such as bike lanes, sidewalks and safer ways to cross Washtenaw Avenue from the Ypsilanti water tower to the Stadium Boulevard split.&nbsp;</p><p>Find out more about the plan from 6:30 to 8 Wednesday night&nbsp; in conference room "A" in the County Service Center Learning Resources Center off Washtenaw Avenue. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:45:00 +0000 Bob Eccles 38832 at http://wemu.org ReImagine Washtenaw Holds Public Workshops http://wemu.org/post/reimagine-washtenaw-holds-public-workshops <p>ReImagine Washtenaw is holding a series of public workshops.&nbsp; WEMU's Bob Eccles interviewed project manager Nathan Voght.</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 28 May 2013 22:43:23 +0000 Bob Eccles 30034 at http://wemu.org ReImagine Washtenaw Holds Public Workshops