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Posted on: May 4, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Public invited to corridor workshops

Master Plan corridor open houses flyer

Interested in more cafés on Beckley Road or more street trees on Columbia Avenue?

The public is invited to attend a series of three open houses next week and offer input related to design, appearance, and public and private improvements along five of the city’s largest corridors. These events will offer break-out sessions specific to each of the corridors and give residents the opportunity to share ideas that will help guide planning and investment, as well as to review and comment on designs and concepts.

With the open house setup, residents are encouraged to come and go as their schedules allow, and attend any or all of the break-out sessions. During these structured sessions, participants will complete an interactive exercise related to each specific corridor.

We encourage everyone to attend and make your voice heard about the city’s commercial corridors!

*Open House #1 – Tuesday, May 10, 3 to 8 p.m. – Department of Public Works, 150 S. Kendall St.

Downtown Corridor breakout session – 5 to 5:45 p.m. (This will focus on the transition between neighborhoods and downtown on Main Street, North Avenue, East and West Michigan Avenue and Capital Avenue NE/SW.)

Columbia Avenue Corridor breakout session – 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.

*Open House #2 – Wednesday, May 11, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – Battle Creek Farmers Market, Festival Market Square (McCamly and Jackson streets)

Join us for informal conversation on all five corridor areas.

*Open House #3 – Wednesday, May 11 – 4 to 8 p.m. – Department of Public Works, 150 S. Kendall St.

Beckley Road Corridor breakout session – 5 to 5:45 p.m.

Capital Avenue Corridor north of Columbia Avenue (Old Lakeview) – 6 to 6:45 p.m.

Michigan Avenue East Corridor (through Urbandale) – 7 to 7:45 p.m.

Can’t make the open houses? Participate online at Scroll down the home page to the Master Plan feature under City Spotlight. Email your thoughts to

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