A powerful opportunity for the City of Santa Fe to transform its urban center
An urban prototyping festival and more than 2500 Santa Feans surveyed to date
A set of priority action items based on a principle of low cost and high impact
Currently St. Michael’s Drive is owned by the federal government and largely maintained by the New Mexico Department of Transportation.
Considering a zoning overlay or zoning changes to incentivize different uses for business, residential, parking and other applications can have a big impact.
Businesses on St. Michael’s need more cohesion and a bigger voice in how the street develops and attracts residents and visitors.
Small and mobile green space is a fast response with high quality-of-life impact
Mobile storefront units can give start-up retail and services businesses and economic boost and bring programmatic energy to St. Michael’s and other city spaces.
Investing in identity for the St. Michael’s Drive corridor will drive business, usage and perception
Current residents, businesses and middle school students overwhelmingly desire significant safety improvements.
Creating an ordinance that manages food trucks, retail pop-up and temporary use of vacant space can be a leverage point for economic development and vitality
Creative transportation solutions can have a small impact on City budget and be a boon to private business and tourism.
2500 people have been surveyed about the future of St. Michael’s Drive and the surrounding corridor
What is the most significant change you’d like to see on St. Michael’s Drive in the next ten years?
What would make St. Michael’s a street you would want to live on or near?