Artists, Architects And Planners Re-Envision The Jordan River Parkway

Published July 07. 2019

Bob Springmeyer of Bonneville Research was part of a team lead by Steve Simmons of AJC Architects, and included Steve Gilbert of ArcSitio Design to win the Activation Award with the Live + Work + Recreate, a project that proposed - among other initiatives -a TRAX line intersect at Central Point Station.

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Economic prosperity

The Salt Lake area has enjoyed one of the most substantial periods of economic growth. However, the benefits of prosperity are not universally shared. In the River's Edge Area, 10,000 workers and 10,000 residents earn 1/3rd less than the County average.

How can we make sure the region's rising economic tide does more to lift all boats?

The Economic Prosperity Strategy identifies a comprehensive, three-pronged approach to providing greater economic mobility to low and moderate-wage workers in this area.  First, create transportation pathways that will give lower-wage workers and residents access to middle wage employment. Second, promote economic growth with an emphasis on middle-wage jobs and housing to ensure that there are sufficient opportunities for moving up. Moreover, Third, improve the quality of employment and economic conditions for lower wage workers and residents.

River's Edge Project Area (the general area from 9th west of Jordan River from US 201 South to Meadowbrook Expressway are:

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