INITIATIVES

INITIATIVES

OF CUMBERLAND CID

PLANS & STUDIES

Plans and studies such as transit planning effort currently underway are another way the CID contributes to Cumberland’s exceptional commercial, residential and cultural environment. With partners such as the Georgia and Cobb Departments of Transportation, the CID implements and/or partners on these studies to assess the current transportation and land use environment to determine options for future improvements.

COMMUNITY VISIONING:

Blueprint Cumberland 3.0

About Blueprint Cumberland 3.0: The CID is in the process of updating its Blueprint Cumberland Master Plan.  Blueprint Cumberland 3.0 will be an evolution of the previous two Blueprint Cumberland plans, which help position the area into one of the Southeast’s most dynamic business centers.  Blueprint Cumberland 3.0 will help set the vision for the Cumberland District and will include a list of projects to achieve this vision in the next 15 years and beyond.

Cumberland Bicycle Connectivity Implementation Plan Executive Summary

The Cumberland Bicycle Plan establishes a bicycle framework that will help the Cumberland CID remain competitive in the region.  This 60 mile framework will create safe, connected, and beautiful environments for pedestrians, cyclist, and multi-modal users in the district.  The goal of the bicycle plan is to enhance the area’s quality of life and help continue to attract commercial and residential investment into the area.

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Blueprint Cumberland I

Blueprint Cumberland was created as an ongoing effort designed to engage broad consensus about future development patterns in the CID.  It provides comprehensive recommendations for future land use, market zoning, development standards, transportation projects, and urban design features.

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Blueprint Cumberland II

The intent of Blueprint Cumberland II is to provide an update to Blueprint Cumberland I in order to formulate new goals and reformulate existing goals based on the current scenario and market trends facing the community.  It also serves to provide a strategic plan to address the reformulated goals and initiatives that might have gone unfulfilled from the initial plan.

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Green TOD Framework

This study was conducted to help envision a sustainable retrofit of the CID’s commercial core into a vibrant mixed-use and pedestrian-friendly community through the introduction of regional transit connection.  The Green-TOD Framework incorporates best sustainable practices and case studies in TOD, suburban retrofit, health impact assessment, and LEED-ND while addressing specific issues in the Cumberland area.

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Blueprint Cumberland 2011

This document serves as an update to the five year action plan set forth in Blueprint Cumberland II and provides a new five year action plan for 2012 – 2017.  It provides an evaluation of the status of Blueprint Cumberland II, with an implementation plan inclusive of a new five year action plan.

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MARKET RESEARCH:

2009 Cumberland CID Market Analysis

This research characterizes and quantifies the market within the Cumberland CID.  It estimates current and future economic and fiscal impacts including historical and current real estate market conditions, current economic and fiscal impacts of existing land uses, future development potential, and future economic and fiscal impacts to Cobb County and the state of Georgia from the CID.

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2012 Cumberland CID Market Research Report

This report examines trends in market, economic, community, and environmental characteristics that have formed and created the CID’s identity over the past 25 years.

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OTHER STUDIES:

Connect Cobb

Cobb County conducted the Connect Cobb/Northwest Transit Corridor study, an Alternatives Analysis to investigate transit options and their impact on mobility, livability, and connectivity on Cobb Parkway/US Highway 41 and Interstate 75.

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Cumberland District Circulator

A study is underway to explore the best implementation options for the Cumberland Circulator.  The study will determine the features of the project including the best routes and schedule options, stop locations, type and size of vehicle, and potential fare recommendations.

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The WalkUP Wake-Up Call:  Atlanta

This research report focuses on regionally significant walkable urban places, referred to as WalkUPs.  It suggests that these places will be the loci of both the growth of real estate and wealth-creating employment in metro Atlanta for decades to come.

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