Learn More About “Connective Corridors”
Although a unique project for Central Upstate New York, the Syracuse Connective Corridor shares much in common with other corridor projects.
Most notably there are corridor projects in Cleveland, Kansas City, and Indianapolis, among others. To put the Syracuse Connective Corridor in context, below is information about these other urban revitalization projects.
Euclid Avenue Corridor (Cleveland, OH)
Cleveland’s Euclid Avenue Corridor is a $197 million renovation of the avenue designed as an economic development engine for the city. The core strategy of the redevelopment is to create a faster bus line from downtown to University Circle, serving residents returning to Public Square and the restored Park Building condominiums. To learn more about the Euclid Avenue Corridor, click here.
MainCor (Kansas City, KS)
Created by a not-for-profit community development corporation, MainCor looks to provide better public and private development, increase new business, revitalize neighborhoods, and improve surrounding parks. Some of MainCor’s plans include improving paved sidewalks, increasing lighting, and offering better crosswalks for pedestrians. To learn more about MainCor, click here.
Indianapolis Cultural Trail (Indianapolis, IN)
By combining bike and pedestrian paths with cultural districts and entertainment amenities, the Indianapolis Cultural Trail provides visitors a simple commute to their destinations. To learn more about the Indianapolis Cultural Trail, click here.
Peachtree Corridor (Atlanta, GA)
The Peachtree Corridor is a two-part transformation of a boulevard to improve the streetscape and provide streetcar transit and bike lanes. Streetscape designs include wider streets for pedestrians, greener parks, and open spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy. To learn more about the Peachtree Corridor Partnership, click here.
The Green Corridor (Windsor, Ontario)
In Windsor, Ontario, the Green Corridor project is revitalizing a two-kilometer concrete bridge, turning it “from a concrete jungle” to a “regenerative green zone where landscape is emphasized.” Travelers and locals alike will be able to walk across the bridge looking over on urban scenery filled with art. To learn about the Green Corridor, click here.
Trinity River Corridor Project (Dallas, TX)
The Trinity River Corridor Project is uniting the city’s wildlife, lakes, and trails thanks to a focus on the environmental restoration of the surrounding Dallas community. One of the major improvements will include a highway merge of I-35 and I-45 to decrease congestion and create the Trinity Parkway. Another is the construction of the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge that will reconnect north and south of Dallas to improve the residents’ qualitities of life. To learn more about the Trinity River Project, click here.