How Transportation Can Unlock Economic Development
This initiative created an opportunity to learn about the neighborhood where the Obama Presidential Center will be located and provided visions for transportation and unlocking economic development.
CCAC members participated in a three day sprint and unveiled their visions for enriching the existing community.
The project goals included:
Enhancing Woodlawn as a destination
Improving transit and mobility
Catalyzing sustainable economic development
Engaging the Community
This Initiative outlined ways to synthesize institutional, city, and community goals to drive cultural, economic, infrastructural, community, and ecological development throughout Woodlawn. The CCAC team identified Woodlawn's assets, isolated the neighborhood's over-arching issues, and created a proposal to enrich Woodlawn's legacy of as a connected, vibrant, and resilient neighborhood. Learn more about the CCAC's proposals by reading the full presentation below.
CCAC's Executive Director, Executive Board members, and Sprint participants share their experiences with this Initiative and their perspectives on optimizing transit to unlock economic opportunities in the Woodlawn community. View the full video at the link below.
CCAC Sprint Organizers:
Andrew Moddrell, PORT Urbanism
Tyler Meyr, Forum Studio
CCAC Sprint Planning Committee:
Malek Abdulsamad, Related Realty
Andrew Broderick, Perkins+Will
Anezka Gocova, Forum Studio
Brandon Hummel, The Law Offices of Brandon G. Hummel
Natnael Moges, Denton’s
Will Press, The John Buck Company
Aaron Spiering, JGMA Architecture
Kevin Byrnes, Byrnes & Walsh
P.Barton DeLacy, DeLacy Consulting
Michael Csar, Partner, Drinker Biddle
Greg Hummel, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP
Tyler Meyr, Principal, Forum Studio