C h a p t e r 11 I mp l ementat i on S t r at eg i e s
Level of Public Funding Required
Operating or Capital Expenditure
Private or Non-City Expenditure
Ref. Number Project/Task
5 Retail Strategies 5A Use Retail Merchandising Units (RMUs) to provide additional inventory and demonstrate the viability of downtown Wake Forest. 5B Convene the relevant stakeholders in a consensus-building exercise focused exclusively on how the Town can help facilitate new retail and create buzz about the area.
5C The Town should try to become more
O Public/Private X
actively involved in growing frequency of visitation among one particular (and sizable) subset of consumers.
5D Use policy to require active ground floor uses based on the existing character and realistic aspirations for particular streets or areas. 5E Embrace a market-driven approach to parking, with a focus on making more efficient use of existing resources and conditioning motorists to consider spaces a little further away from their destination. 6 Connect the Core 6A Build on the identified centers of energy and ensure multi-modal connectivity between them.
O+C Public/Private X
C Public/Private X
Transform Owen Street into a festival street that connects the retail core to the civic core with a unique urban experience.
6C Build the Downtown Connection greenway and add a connection from Deacon Ridge Street to Franklin Street at mid-block. 6D Fill any identified gaps in the sidewalk network and construct new sidewalks where suggested.
6E Continue to complete streetscape
improvements throughout the Renaissance Area prioritizing those that improve safety.
7 Manage the Cars 7A*
Implement both short and long term parking strategies with the overall goal of managing this public utility in the most efficient manner possible.
8 Create a Destination 8A Identify and implement an interactive civic
space in downtown Wake Forest that attracts families through play and water.
*Top 10 Projects in 5 Years
Made with FlippingBook - professional solution for displaying marketing and sales documents online