Metro Jacksonville highlights the Guiding Principles of the City of Jacksonville's Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan that will be unveiled Thursday, February 25, 2010.
Guideing Principle 1:
Community Character: Identify, Preserve, Protect, Promote and Enchance the Assets and Character of Greater Arlington/Beaches Communities
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The diagram above summarizes the various plans that have been completed for Mayport Village. The Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan suggests that a cruise ship terminal not be located at Mayport.
Guiding Principle 2:
Land Use, Growth & Development: Protect and Promote Community Through Land Use, Revitalization, and Development Patterns
The diagram above illustrates existing residential and commercial land utilization in the district.
The diagram above indicates areas that should be targeted for higher density residential development.
The diagram above illustrates targeted areas for mixed-use development.
Redeveloping Regency Square Mall
Redeveloping Town & Country Shopping Center
Reimaging Arlington Road
Reimaging the Arlington Expressway
Incorporating potential bus stop improvements
Guiding Principle 3:
Transportation: Improve Mobility While Advancing Neighborhood Character
A new pedestrian friendly look for University Boulevard
Improving pedestrian flow along the Arlington Expressway corridor
Improving the Southside Boulevard corridor
Improving the transit systems throughout the district
Guiding Principle 4:
Economic Growth: Provide Economic Growth which Advances Neighborhood Character
Guiding Principle 5:
Open Space and Recreation: Enhance Conservation Areas, Parks and Recreational Opportunities
Taking advantage of existing natural assets for a new park.
The draft Greater Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan presenation will be held at the Regency Regional Library on February 25, 2010, at 6 p.m. If you would like more information on the Greater Arlington/Beaches Visioning, please e-mail Amy Hays Holliman or call 904-630-3477. The following is a link to download the draft Greater Arlington/Beaches Plan: Greater Arlington/Beaches Vision Draft Low Res (14941k PDF).
This will be the final presentation of the Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan to the Steering Committee before it's presented to the City Council. If you have any input to provide, try and make the meeting.
View full draft of Arlington/Beaches Vision Plan
Article by Ennis Davis