Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota
This project was completed as part of a year-long partnership between Carver County and the University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project (http://www.rcp.umn.edu). Victoria is a growing city in Carver County with a revitalized downtown and many natural resources and amenities. As the city grows and attracts new residents and more visitors, community development staff have recognized a need for wayfinding strategies to highlight these amenities and encourage tourism, local purchasing, and additional investment. The goal of the project was to develop a trail wayfinding program for the City of Victoria to highlight Victoria’s amenities and provide ease of access to visitors across several modes of transportation. In collaboration with project lead Ann Mahnke from the City of Victoria, a team of students in PA 5511: Community Economic Development, developed a wayfinding signage plan for bike, pedestrian, and vehicle routes including a cost analysis. A final report, presentation, and poster from the project are available.
Report, presentation, and poster completed by students enrolled in PA 5511: Community Economic Development, taught by Bob Streetar in Fall 2015.
This project was supported by the Resilient Communities Project (RCP), a program at the University of Minnesota whose mission is to connect communities in Minnesota with U of MN faculty and students to advance local sustainability and resilience through collaborative, course-based projects. RCP is a program of the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA). More information at http://www.rcp.umn.edu.
Slottach-Ratcliff, Laurena; Cowgill, Jono.
Wayfinding Plan for the City of Victoria.
Resilient Communities Project (RCP), University of Minnesota.
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