What charactertics define a walkable downtown?
Wide range of uses (residential, commercial, institutional, etc.)
Affordable housing opportunities
Regional destination and transit facilities
Low and medium scale
Range of housing
Living over the store
On and off-street
Parking behind stores
These "tools" are used to protect, enhance and encourage a walkable downtown.
Encourage appropriate scale of residential and commercial uses
Orient store entrances on street
Provide a mix of on and off-street parking
Traffic calming devices
Signage and tree