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Ann Arbor Seeks Community Input with March 12–14 Downtown Planning Public Workshops

Archived News Release: February 27, 2024 - ​Community members are invited to learn about and share input for future land use and transportation initiatives in downtown Ann Arbor. Public workshops will take place Tuesday–Thursday, March 12–14, at the Ann Arbor District Library Downtown Branch, 343 S. Fifth Ave., to provide information and seek perspectives about both the Ann Arbor Comprehensive Plan ( — updating future city land uses for the next more-than 25 years to advance affordability, sustainability and equity — and the Downtown Area Circulation Study ( — considering downtown street uses for active transportation, transit priority, event streets and two-way restoration feasibility for Fifth Avenue and Division Street.

Workshops are co-hosted by the City of Ann Arbor and the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority. All are welcome to attend; RSVPs are appreciated, for planning purposes, at

Downtown Planning Public Wor​​kshops​

  • Tuesday, March 12, 4–7:30 p.m. Presentation at 6 p.m.

  • Wednesday, March 13, 10:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

  • Thursda​y, March 14, 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

  • Thursday, March 14, 4–7:30 p.m. Presentation at 6 p.m.

The planning processes will take place throughout 2024. Community members may sign up for updates, as available, at, and visit the project website for ongoing information and resources, at

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Media Contact Information

Brett Lenart, AICP
Planning Manager
734.794.6000 ext. 42606
[email protected]

Amber Miller
Downtown Development Authority Capital Projects and Planning Manager
[email protected]

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