Airport Access Study Documents

The documents from the The Airport Access Study Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) have been released.

Planning Agenda: 2023-02-09

There are three items on the upcoming meeting of the Grand Rapids Planning Commission.

644 Chestnut St SW


Rezoning of an abandoned railroad right of way from SD-IT (Industrial) to TN-TCC. The property is currently owned by 655 Godfrey Land LLC. The adjacent warehouse, the east of the old railroad, was rezoned from SD-IT to TN-TCC in 2018. The expectation is the property will be incorporated into the redevelopment of the warehouse.

The parcel is immediately to the west of the Oxford Trail bike path.

Data Point: 2022-12-19, The ZORI (Nov 2022)

Starting to see a few headlines like "Rents Slide by Largest Amount in at Least 7 Years"! So is it here? Despite all other indicators - low vacancy, high employment, etc... - is the zenith of rents behind us? Let's check the data.

Brewery Transit Service Analysis

This is a list of local breweries and their accessibility via transit. A brewery is considered on a route if it is within 0.25 miles of a stop. Route 90 is the Silverline and route 45 is the LakerLine

The State Of Inter-CIty Transit in 2022

The level of inter-city service has declined in recent years. The direction has turned since the surprising promise of the late 2010s; recovery, and certainly expansion, seem very unlikely.

What is still available if you want to travel to a neighboring city? (Daily service)

2035 Mobility Goals Update

The City's Strategic Plan sets a transportation mode shift goal of 55% by 2035; meaning that 55% of commuter trips would be made via a mode other than by a single occupant vehicle [aka: a car, or in the 21st Century, more accurately: "a massive SUV or pickup"].

The Commission's Agena, 2022-10-18


Planning Commission

The mayor's appointment of Salim Al-Shatel to the City Planning Commission for a term ending January 6, 2025. With this appointment there will be one remaining vacancy on the City Planning Commission.

Following the appointment the City Planning Commission has 2 residents from the 1st Ward, 4 residents from the 2nd Ward, and 2 residents from the 3rd Ward; 5 of the commission members are white, 2 are non-white, and 1 not responding.


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