The Woodward
Complete Streets Master Plan Adopted for Woodward Avenue
On September 17, the Woodward Avenue Action Association Board of Directors adopted a Complete Streets Master Plan for the All American Road. The 27-mile plan is thought to be the longest Complete Streets Plan developed in the world.

The plan includes mass transit M-1 Rail and Bus Rapid Transit, a Parisian Boulevard design from Six Mile to the loop in Pontiac, changing the Pontiac Loop from one-way to two ways, protected two way cycle tracks at the sidewalk elevation from Grand Boulevard north with enhanced crosswalks and a number of protected mid-block crossings along the route of M-1 rail. The design changes to accommodate the dramatic change in Woodward's right-of-way which is as narrow as 100' - 120' from Grand Blvd. to Six Mile and as wide as 200' north of Six Mile.

The plan was over two years in the making. Five 3-day community charrette sessions were conducted, which included dozens of meetings, along with over 30 community meetings presenting draft recommendations. The plan was directed by a Steering Committee of representatives from all the communities and subject interests such as transit, cycling, seniors and people with disabilities.

All the communities along Woodward Avenue will be asked to endorse the plan in the next several months while several pilot projects are underway. Final documents are being updated to reflect changes made by the board. We will announce when the documents are posted on-line.
Jefferson to Grand
Midtown showing new mid-block protective crosswalks

Grand to McNichols. Highland Park in one of the narrowest sections of Woodward Avenue
Highland Park in one of the narrowest sections of Woodward Avenue
McNichols to 8 Mile. Detroit just north of Six Mile.
Detroit just north of Six Mile

Oakridge to Washington
Oakridge in Pleasant Ridge to Washington in Royal Oak

South to Pontiac
Pontiac between South Boulevard and the Loop

New and Renewing Members

WA3 welcomes the following new and renewing members:

Peter Benz 
Mitchel Blum-Alexander 
Gary Borg 
Deborah Brazen 
Brian Donovan 
Tom Fisher 
Marcella Fox 
Sandra Horton 
Denise Joseph 
Khalil Ligon 
Kristie McAuliffe 
Jennifer Pecic 
Ann Perry 
Khalil Rahal 
Michael Wells 
Barbara Willis 
Linda Yellin 
Anne Zobel

Woodward Avenue Action Association

30947 Woodward Avenue  Suite 200

Royal Oak MI 48073





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