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In October 2007, the City Commission directed staff to prepare a request for proposals to reconnect the Downtown to the Bayfront using the most effective and efficient means possible with an emphasis on pedestrian comfort. Achievement of this goal will require changing the current relatively high-speed, pedestrian-unfriendly character of US 41.

The Bayfront Connectivity Charrette focused on the US 41 corridor beginning at 14th Street on the north (near Whitaker Gateway Park) and ending at Osprey Avenue on the south. (Corridor Map)

March 15, 2010 presentation to the City Commission

Project Summary Brochure

Technical Memorandum #1
Technical Memorandum #2
Technical Memorandum #3

For more information or comments,

Bayfront Connectivity Charrette Final Session Video
(view online)

Bayfront Connectivity Charrette Opening Session Video
(view online)

Bayfront Connectivity Kick-off Meeting Video
(view online)

Bayfront Connectivity 10th-14th Roundabouts

 Frequently Asked Questions
about the Bayfront Connectivity Charrette

BayFront Connect Charrette WebCard

Audience Response Results 11-14-08

Bayfront Connectivity Kick-off Presentation

Downtown Business Organizations
Downtown Sarasota Alliance
Burns Square Association
Palm Avenue Merchants
Towles Court Business Alliance

Downtown Neighbor Organizations
Burns Square Property Owners Association
Downtown Sarasota Condo Association
Five Points Neighborhood Association
Gillespie Park neighborhood Association
Laurel Park Neighborhood Association
Library Mews Neighborhood Association
Park East Neighborhood Association
Rosemary District Neighborhood Association


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