What about some of the other projects included in the Downtown Plan?

Is the fire station included in these projects? Will the parking lot in front of the Depot be converted to a gathering space? Will there be affordable housing? What plans are there for connecting bicycle and pedestrian facilities to downtown?

The overall Downtown Master Plan and Parking Study provides recommendations related to each of these questions; however, they are outside of the scope of work for these three Downtown Design Projects. The following resources may be helpful to learn more about other plans and projects:

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1. How is the project being funded?
2. Will the art shown in the schematic designs be the actual art installed at the time of construction?
3. Will there be public transportation from outlying areas to downtown?
4. Why not build a parking deck now?
5. What are the plans for the Ambassador’s Garden and Apex Community Rock Garden?
6. What about some of the other projects included in the Downtown Plan?
7. Why is the Town working on these projects? The downtown is already great as-is and there are many other needs in town?
8. How will these projects be funded and how much will they cost?
9. How will improvements to businesses/private property be funded?
10. Crosswalk paint on Salem Street is fading. Can it be improved before this project moves forward?
11. When will construction begin and can it be expedited?
12. Why would parking be removed?
13. Will Salem Street be closed to traffic?
14. Was angled parking on Salem Street considered?
15. What kind of sound abatement will be included for neighborhoods adjacent to the Saunders Lot?