About Brookfield: 2020 Master Plan: Section 8: Pedestrian/TOD Subarea Plans Part 3

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(picture 8-0) The three pedestrian-orientated subareas, indicated in
(picture 8-0) The three pedestrian-orientated subareas, indicated in

 

(picture 8-1) A participant votes for the most important uses missing
(picture 8-1) A participant votes for the most important uses missing

 

(picture 8-2) Creating a redevelopment plan for the Hollywood Station
(picture 8-2) Creating a redevelopment plan for the Hollywood Station

 

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(picture 8-4) Renovations to the existing building facades have covered or removed the buildings’ original design elements (left and middle photo). The photo on the right was built as a single-use, single-story building, losing an opportunity to have upper story residential units
(picture 8-4) Renovations to the existing building facades have covered or removed the buildings’ original design elements (left and middle photo). The photo on the right was built as a single-use, single-story building, losing an opportunity to have upper story residential units

 

(picture 8-5) The predominant type of housing in the Village is single-family detached homes, however, several single-family attached and multi-family housing developments are being constructed around the train station. The far left picture is of the newest residential building in Brookfield
(picture 8-5) The predominant type of housing in the Village is single-family detached homes, however, several single-family attached and multi-family housing developments are being constructed around the train station. The far left picture is of the newest residential building in Brookfield

 

(picture 8-6) View of downtown Brookfield from the southeast corner of Brookfield and Prairie Avenues. This is the view of the downtown one would have immediately after disembarking a westbound train. To a pedestrian, this intersection can appear intimidating, making him or her uncomfortable
(picture 8-6) View of downtown Brookfield from the southeast corner of Brookfield and Prairie Avenues. This is the view of the downtown one would have immediately after disembarking a westbound train. To a pedestrian, this intersection can appear intimidating, making him or her uncomfortable

 

(picture 8-7) Crosswalk at Grand Boulevard and Brookfield Avenue
(picture 8-7) Crosswalk at Grand Boulevard and Brookfield Avenue

 

(picture 8-8) Pedestrian views looking south on Prairie Avenue toward the station and west on Burlington Boulevard directly south of the train station. In both cases, the streets appear very wide and could be difficult to cross for elderly or young pedestrians
(picture 8-8) Pedestrian views looking south on Prairie Avenue toward the station and west on Burlington Boulevard directly south of the train station. In both cases, the streets appear very wide and could be difficult to cross for elderly or young pedestrians

 

(picture 8-9a) On-street parking buffers pedestrians from the faster moving vehicles in the travel lanes (picture 9-9b) Mid-block crossings are a useful tool to break-up long blocks
(picture 8-9a) On-street parking buffers pedestrians from the faster moving vehicles in the travel lanes (picture 9-9b) Mid-block crossings are a useful tool to break-up long blocks

 

(picture 8-10) View north on Prairie Avenue. The travel lanes on Prairie Avenue are wider than necessary, increasing the distance pedestrians must cross
(picture 8-10) View north on Prairie Avenue. The travel lanes on Prairie Avenue are wider than necessary, increasing the distance pedestrians must cross

 

(picture 8-11) Light poles with banners are an excellent way to announce the identify of an area and upcoming special events
(picture 8-11) Light poles with banners are an excellent way to announce the identify of an area and upcoming special events

 

(chart 8-12) Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Ridership Count, taken by Metra on October 30, 2002
(chart 8-12) Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Ridership Count, taken by Metra on October 30, 2002

 

(picture 8-13) The pedestrian pathways around a roundabout should be clearly marked by using a different road material to highlight the crosswalks and splitter islands, as is shown above
(picture 8-13) The pedestrian pathways around a roundabout should be clearly marked by using a different road material to highlight the crosswalks and splitter islands, as is shown above

 

(picture 8-14) Signs should be installed on the approaches to a roundabout to ensure that a driver knows how to operate within the traffic control device and for directional information, such as street names or important locations
(picture 8-14) Signs should be installed on the approaches to a roundabout to ensure that a driver knows how to operate within the traffic control device and for directional information, such as street names or important locations

 

(picture 8-15) Proposed street section for Prairie Avenue
(picture 8-15) Proposed street section for Prairie Avenue

 

(picture 8-16) Proposed street section for Grand Boulevard includes wider sidewalks, street trees, and pedestrian-oriented lights
(picture 8-16) Proposed street section for Grand Boulevard includes wider sidewalks, street trees, and pedestrian-oriented lights

 

(picture 8-17) Commuters use both light posts and signposts to lock their bicycles
(picture 8-17) Commuters use both light posts and signposts to lock their bicycles
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