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Shape Southwest

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You can still play Shape Southwest, the interactive game that lets you build an investment plan for the Southwest corridor. Balance benefits and tradeoffs – and a limited budget – and make improvements in your community.

Shape Southwest and the related questionnaire were available to collect public input from Nov. 14 through Jan. 1. Go

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Get involved in the Southwest Corridor Plan

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Find opportunities to participate in the Southwest Corridor Plan.

The Southwest Corridor Plan will be successful to the degree that it reflects the values and interests of the community it is intended to serve. That means there’s an important role for you!

Fact sheet page 1

Download the latest fact sheet, highlighting the work of the refinement phase, from November 2013 to June 2014. Download PDF (2M)

Stay informed

  • Join the conversation at an event. Go to events list
  • Sign up for email updates. Sign up now  
  • Visit the Southwest Corridor Plan blog, a place for stories about neighborhoods, opportunities for corridor improvements and answers to questions about the process and potential investments. Go to the blog
  • Join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook Twitter
  • Visit this website as it will continue to be updated with news, meeting materials and opportunities to be involved.

Tell us what you think

  • Request a briefing at your neighborhood association or local event. Request a briefing
  • Come to a steering committee meeting and share your comments or contact your steering committee representative directly. Find out about membership, see upcoming meetings and download past meeting materials.Learn more
  • Give input to project staff directly. Provide input

Spread the word

  • Request an article about the Southwest Corridor Plan for your local newsletter. Request an article
  • Share your thoughts on the plan with your friends and followers. Facebook Twitter Email a friend

View the spring 2013 online open house

Learn about the high capacity transit options considered to advance for more detailed analysis and review the staff draft recommendation from June 13, 2013. Go

View the summer 2012 online open house

Find out about the process for narrowing down the wide range of potential projects. Go

What are people saying about the Southwest corridor?

Find out what residents, businesses and other stakeholders said should be the focus of the Southwest Corridor Plan.

Public involvement report: Scoping

February 2012

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Download the full report (19.3M PDF)
Download report only (without appendices)(426K PDF)

Focus group comments

Focus groups made up of corridor residents, commuters and students were held to assess public opinion about the corridor that was not biased by knowing the project partners, specific project area or scope.These discussions provided overarching opinions on the corridor, identified its attributes, problems and specific ways the community thinks the area should be improved.

Public involvement report: Screening

August 2012

Screening public involvement report cover

Download the full report (11.8M PDF)
Download report only (without appendices)(824K PDF)

Public involvement report:
Shape Southwest

January 2013

Shape Southwest public involvement report cover

Download the full report (17M PDF)
Download report only (without appendices)(3M PDF)

Public involvement report:
Draft recommendation

July 2013

Staff draft recommendation public involvement report cover

Download the full report (4M PDF)
Download report only (without appendices)(1.7M PDF)

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