Initiative for a 20/20 Vision for Concord, NH

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Location: Concord, NH, USA. Small New England city and surrounding agricultural valley

Concord, NH, and the surrounding Merrimack region have faced unprecedented growth in the last 20 years. An earlier attempt at an urban growth broundary allowed development on farm fields, river valley parcels, and undevelopment land outside commercial centers, and provided no incentives to steer growth toward development areas. Committed to avoiding a simple no-growth solution, a group of community leaders founded this initiative to develop a community-based vision to manage growth.

The idea is to concentrate development in six identified villages for targeting future development

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Transect Zone(s): T2 reserve, T3 sub-urban, T4 general, T5 center, T6 core.
Status: Proposed
Project or Plan's Scale: City
Features: Mixed uses, Rail/fixed guideway transit, Transit oriented development.
Land area (in acres): 64
Project team designers: Goody, Clancy & Associates, Frederick R. Harris, Economic Research Associates
Project team developers: Unknown

Previous site status: Undeveloped infill