Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan public comment period extended to August 17
Check out draft master plan for Minnehaha Creek and surrounding parkland and trails in Minneapolis and tell us what you think by August 17!
The public comment period for the Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan has been extended two weeks and will close Aug. 17.
The master plan document is available on the Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan project page and linked below. Comments will be accepted primarily online due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the current closure of all MPRB recreation centers. Community members can share their thoughts through an online survey or by emailing or calling the project manager listed below.
Draft Master Plan
The Draft Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan is a written and graphic document intended to guide capital improvements in the regional trail area over the next 20-30 years. The master plan document is a direct reflection of the recommendations of an appointed Community Advisory Committee (CAC), which met 12 times between June 2018 and February 2020, and extensive additional community engagement.
1 – Planning Framework [PDF]
3 – Existing Conditions [PDF]
5 – Master Plan [PDF]
6 – Interpretive Plan [PDF]
7 – Implementation [PDF]
If you require printed materials, they can be mailed or delivered in a COVID-safe manner. Contact Project Manager Adam Arvidson at 612-230-6470 or email@example.com to make arrangements.
The plan addresses many concerns and ideas discussed by the CAC and community members during nearly two years of community engagement:
Ecology and Water Management
Ecological enhancement, flood mitigation and stormwater management are at the heart of the plan. At full implementation the plan would:
The plan envisions an improved environment for bicyclists and pedestrians while preserving continuous motorized vehicle traffic on the parkway road in both directions. Improvements are focused at key intersections:
Increased recreation opportunities are found throughout the plan:
To learn more about this project and others, visit www.minneapolisparks.
About this project
The Minnehaha Parkway Regional Trail Master Plan will set a vision and priorities for future park improvements and management along the trail for the next 20-30 years.
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