MIDVALE STATION PLANS

Vision

Vision Principles

Each of the vision principles developed through the community process include goals and objectives to guide implementation:

7200 South Station Area

  1. Transformative through urban design and land use.

    a)  Intensify land uses
    b) Diversity land uses
    c)  Refocus land uses to human scale
    d) Improve pedestrian and bicycle access
    e) Update parking standards to reflect improved access to station platform

  2. Increase human designed space (as opposed to automobile designed space) to 25-30 percent.

    a) Improve pedestrian pathways within the ¼ mile radius of the station
    b) Provide cross platform access to allow uses on the westside of station area to access platform
    c) Create plaza/park amenity with focused on outdoor recreation in close proximity to the station platform for amenities with visitors and residents
    d) Program the plaza/park with activities for visitors and residents
    e) Provide spaces adjacent to the human space for restaurants/retail consistent with the “brand”

  3. Connect the area to the rest of the community.

    a) Create a combination of physical and use connections
    b) Create internal circulation network that can be extended to the east as area nearer State Street redevelops
    c) Work with UDOT to improve pedestrian connections across 7200 South.
    d) Work with UDOT to improve 7200 South street scape

  4. Focus on hotels and hospitality.

    a) Work with current hotel/motel owners to upgrade quality of accommodations consistent with the station area brand
    b) Identify target hotel brands for new room development in station area

  5. Create a cohesive brand for the area as a regional entry point to the community and a gateway to recreation.

    a) Work with a branding agency to identify a brand consistent with the community vision and this station area plan
    b) Create a comprehensive wayfinding and branding package for the station area

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Center Street Station Area

  1. Awaken and activate the area

    a) Provide pedestrian connections to and from surrounding neighborhoods.
    b) Improve the pedestrian experience across State Street.
    c) Intensify land uses in the station area.
    d) Diversity land uses in the station area.
    e) Include the east side of State Street in the plan.

  2. Design and improve for charm

    a) New development should be
         1. aesthetically pleasing,
         2. classic,
         3. livable, and pedestrian friendly

    b) The ideal ratio for space specifically designed for humans (as opposed to automobiles) is 40 percent.

  3. Encourage transformative development.

    a) Actively recruit key partners for public/private partnerships
    b) Exercise patience within the real estate market to achieve plan goals
    c) Invest in infrastructure improvements most likely to result in private development consistent with the plan
     
  4.  Concentrate the most intense uses near State Street and Center Street
  5.  Create a cohesive brand for the area as a village center and activity hub in the community.
    a) Work with a branding agency to identify a brand consistent with the community vision and this station area plan
    b) Create a comprehensive wayfinding and branding package for the station area

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