This is a master plan for city wide on-street bike facilities with a purpose to provide a sound structural framework for developing on-street bike facilities for future growth and development. These facilities will connect neighborhoods, schools, work, shopping, recreation and entertainment venues inside the City of Grand Prairie and regionally to adjacent cities.
The planning process for the comprehensive plan was designed to ensure participation by residents of Palestine. The new plan seeks to capitalize on its economic strengths, build on historic downtown assets, address housing conditions and availability, connect neighborhoods with retail and recreation, and increase its appeal to visitors and new businesses.
The IUS assisted with planning alternative construction scenarios for two trails as amendments to the City’s Master Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan. Important considerations included connectivity with Waxahachie’s broader trail network and park network, as well as providing opportunities for bike and pedestrian access to schools, shopping, and entertainment.
Strategic planning session with Granbury to undercover strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities as Granbury moves forth with completion of their objectives: improved business relationships with all Hood County communities, the introduction of more cities to participate in economic development, to include the school district in the Granbury ED and to promote regional economic growth in surrounding areas.
The Institute facilitated a best practices review and a strategic planning session to assist the East Texas Council of Government’s Workforce Development Committee in developing a plan of action to provide efficient, effective, and fiscally prudent workforce development and employment services across the fourteen county ETCOG area.
Plan to provide guidance and strategic management for future parks and recreation development in Saginaw, Texas, for the next 10 to 20 years.
Plan to provide recommendations for the renovation or development of parks and open spaces in Aledo, Texas, as well as a comprehensive new trails plan.
Case studies to assist the city of Irving, Texas, in assessing two proposals (a music venue and an arts incubator) for a structure located at 222 East Irving Boulevard.
Economic base analysis for northeast Fort Worth to help city leaders and citizens plan realistically for the future development of the area.
Feasibility study that examines 35 acres of land in southern Brazoria, Texas, to determine if a water park would be successful, and, if so, what kind of water park would be appropriate.
Design proposal for the historic downtown and central business district neighborhood of Kaufman, Texas.
Target industry and cluster analysis that provides a social, economic, housing, and demographic analysis for Benbrook, Texas, and its surrounding region, including Tarrant County.