Coastal Smart Growth Home: Getting Started: Networks to Connect Waterfronts to open spaces
NETWORKS TO CONNECT WATERFRONTS TO OPEN SPACES
A network is a plan for highly connected thoroughfares that provide many alternatives to get to desired destinations.
How to Get Started
A draft framework to inform development of Bellingham, Washington’s "waterfront district." The plan describes goals for connecting the downtown to the waterfront. Chapter 7 discusses guiding principles, policies, and implementation strategies for parks, open space, and trails.
The master plan for Philadelphia, PA's Delaware River waterfront. The plan includes sections on creating a network of spaces that are distinctive public amenities, with principles and design guidelines.
A tutorial by the Project for Public Spaces on creating waterfronts as vibrant public destinations. Includes information on connecting destinations and providing public access.