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Seeking feedback - potential Miracle Mile renovations.

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Seeking feedback - potential Miracle Mile renovations

June 12, 2019


Miracle Mile, the stretch of Lovers Lane between Douglas Avenue to Lomo Alto provides University Park with great shops, services, and restaurants.  Through a funding partnership with Dallas County, the City now has the opportunity to address long overdue infrastructure concerns centered on traffic flow, parking issues and pedestrian movement.  Working collaboratively, these public improvements could be realized with the County providing up to 50% of potential funding. 



No decisions have been made regarding the scope or nature of Miracle Mile renovations.  For planning to be successful, along with survey work, traffic counts, and parking studies, we need input and guidance from multiple stakeholders.  Initial feedback has been gathered from those who live and work in the immediate area.

Schedule for close-in public engagement and outreach:
 
Schedule   Activity  Status
Week of March 4           Questionnaire for visitors of Miracle Mile                    
Brief questionnaire to ask Miracle Mile visitors about parking ease, parking availability, parking distance and related issues.  The survey will be performed by GRAM Traffic North Texas staff who will wear high-visibility vests with the company name and logo. 
Complete
March 26
at 3 p.m.
Stakeholder Meeting – Merchants
Meet with Miracle Mile merchants to present parking and traffic data and to ask for input on solutions.  Questions will center on what’s most important to stakeholders - Parking, traffic movement, pedestrian movement, and beautification.
Complete
March 26
at 6 p.m.
Stakeholder Meeting - Neighbors 
UP residents who live adjacent to the Miracle Mile will have the opportunity to say what improvements are important to them.  This meeting will have the same goal as the Stakeholder Meeting with property owners and merchants.  
Complete
March 27
at 8 a.m.
Stakeholder Meeting – Merchants
Meet with Miracle Mile merchants to present parking and traffic data and to ask for input on solutions.  Questions will center on what’s most important to stakeholders - Parking, traffic movement, pedestrian movement, and beautification.
Complete
March 27
at 11 a.m.
Stakeholder Meeting – Owners
Meet with Miracle Mile property owners to present parking and traffic data and to ask for input on solutions.  Questions will center on what’s most important to stakeholders - Parking, traffic movement, pedestrian movement, and beautification.
Complete
Week of March 25 Stakeholder Meeting – HPISD
Meet with representatives of Highland Park ISD.  Because the high school is so close to Miracle Mile, the school district is a stakeholder and their participation is needed in this information gathering process.
Complete
Tuesday, May 7 City Council Work Session
At this meeting, we will ask for input from the City Council and provide the Council with a summary of feedback received from close-in engagement and outreach.
Complete

The summary report from the May 7 City Council Work Session can be viewed online here.

Using all the information collected to date, Huitt-Zollars has now developed three concept design options. These options were shared during a second round of stakeholder meetings on Tuesday, June 11. To view a copy of the presentation, click here.

The designs will be shared again during a City Council Work Session on Tuesday, June 18. 
 
Schedule   Meetings Status
Tuesday,
June 11


 
Stakeholder Meetings Round 2
Meet with Miracle Mile stakeholders to share concept design options and gain additional feedback. There will be two opportunities to attend - 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. at City Hall. 
 
Complete
Tuesday,
June 18
City Council Work Session
Huitt-Zollars will present the concept design options to Council, along with a summary of feedback from the June 11 Stakeholder Meetings. The presentation will be given in an information-only format. No action will be taken.
 
July/August City Council Meetings Continued
During this time period, UP residents and stakeholders will have additional opportunities to provide feedback as the Council works its way to approving a final design concept.  All Council Meetings will be held in the Council Chamber at City Hall, beginning at 5 p.m. Meeting dates will be posted as they are confirmed.