Ball State Masters of Urban Development – 3 of 16

We mentioned in this post our interaction with students from the Ball State Urban Design Studio class. In no particular order, we want to share the ideas the students presented last year.

3rd in series

Nora’s North Meridian Street by Conner Pierce

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Tactical Urbanism Info Session: Register

Interested in learning more about the Indianapolis Department of Public Works @IndyDPW and the Tactical Urbanism Policy? Register for an info session about the role of DPW and about tactical urbanism presented by @IndyDPW and Health by Design @HbD_IN happening on Tuesday, August 16th, 6-7:30 pm. Register here: https://bit.ly/3JoCQyy

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Ball State Masters of Urban Development – 2 of 16

We mentioned in this post our interaction with students from the Ball State Master’s of Urban Development program. In no particular order, we want to share the ideas the students presented last year.

2nd in series

St. Vincent Healing Garden by Bailey Rice

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Ball State Masters of Urban Development

We mentioned in this post our interaction with students from the Ball State Master’s of Urban Development program. In no particular order, we want to share the ideas the students presented last year.

Nora Plaza by Guillermo Rodriguez

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Traffic Study at 86th and Monon

A group led by Bicycle Garage Indy is advocating for safer biking in Nora.

Ball State Masters of Urban Planning Puts Designs on Nora

The Nora community was blessed to have a group of urban design master’s students from Ball State engage with us in 2021.

Bike Safety in Nora

https://fox59.com/news/cyclists-call-for-more-safety-measures-near-monon-trail-and-86th-street-during-national-bike-month/

A group of concerned bicycle riders rode a “Ride of Silence” on May 18th. This report from Fox59 News highlights the ride, the concerns of the group, and their ideas for the future. In 2021, Bicycle Garage Indy (BGI) lost one of its long-time employees, Frank Radaker, to a bike-car collision at the 86th Street crossing of the Monon Trail. BGI’s Connie Szabo-Schmucker led the ride and is helping organize riders to advocate for safer crossings. Indianapolis Bike Safety.

https://fox59.com/news/cyclists-call-for-more-safety-measures-near-monon-trail-and-86th-street-during-national-bike-month/

Public Hearing – 96th and Meridian St.

Some public hearings regarding zoning and variances are going virtual in January. The hearing held for the proposed redevelopment of the Landmark Property at 96th and Meridian (SE corner) will be held virtually. Nora Alliance submitted the following comment, opposing the plan as it is now proposed. Instructions for the hearing are below. The Hearing may be accessed by using the web address given below for the event (preferable method) or by calling one of the phone numbers provided here: 

Purple blocks represent a 7-story buildings adjacent to College Commons.

MDC January 19, 2022 Meeting, at 1:00 PM:  

https://indy.webex.com/indy/onstage/g.php?MTID=ecf8c7d15de9eb26a68429dc288192615

United States Toll Free 1-844-992-4726   

United States Toll +1-408-418-9388  

Access code: 2344 600 4833 

Please log in five to ten minutes prior to the meeting. You may consult the planner for the petition for directions or clarification needed regarding virtual public hearings. 

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Due to the critical level of positive COVID-19 cases in Marion County, the Public Hearings for this meeting shall be virtually held. For instructions in how to participate, please see the Webex instructions (under the Metropolitan Development Commission tab online at https://www.indy.gov/activity/dmd-public-hearing-documents) or contact the Division of Planning to receive specific hearing instructions.  

IndyGo Alters Red Line, Route 901

As frequent riders in Nora know, IndyGo recently altered its routes on College Ave and in Nora. The Red Line no longer extends its route into Nora, but turns at 66th Street. Northbound riders wishing to come into Nora must transfer to a smaller bus, route 901. The southbound 901 route has been altered, no […]

Washington Township Schools

This is probably old news now, but if you’re new to the neighborhood or if May of 2020 seems like a decade ago, we thought we’d connect you with the source on this local topic: Washington Township Schools referendum and facility planning. On the Washington Township Schools referendum page you can find FAQs, Projects, Project Timelines, Calculators and more. Link below:

Washington Township Schools Referendum Page

photo: GB Landrigan Realtors