SMART GROWTH PLANNING for the nightlife culture requires foresight and infrastructure with an expanded focus on how people use a mixed-use hospitality zone at different times of day and for different purposes.
RESIDENTS EXPECT a high quality of life, even in active hospitality zones. This requires clear community standards and management of sound, litter and waste. Updated policies, consistent enforcement and facilitated conflict resolution systems are essential.
NIGHTLIFE PATRONS need safe rides home to prevent impaired driving. Coordination of transportation options requires a robust mobility management plan for evening and late-night activity.
QUESTIONS TO EVALUATE YOUR CITY'S PLAN FOR PEOPLE
CRITICAL STAKEHOLDERS FOR EFFECTIVE ACTION TEAMS
Building a collaborative alliance for developing strategies and tactics to plan for people in a mixed-use district requires outreach to organizations and individuals not often making the connections in their current operations. Building trust, identifying common areas of interest and conflict, and defining a clear vision is the first step.