How should we Move?

This theme focuses on the proposed goals and strategies for increasing connectivity, supporting public transit, and encouraging walkability.

Take the Move Survey

These goals and strategies were identified by a group of local professionals as a starting point for a broader conversation with the public about how land is developed and used, but we need your input! Curious about who was on the committees? You can see the full list of names below.

View the Forward Toledo Committees

Goals to Improve Moving throughout Toledo

Increase Connectivity

Provide a diverse transportation network that better connects people throughout the community.

Support Public Transit

Promote public transit through policies that encourage more housing units along key transportation corridors.

Expand Right of Way Use

Understand how right-of-way design impacts travel choices and caters to all modes of transportation.

Logistics Hub

Highlight Toledo's historic success and ongoing potential as a freight and logistics hub due to its strategic location and workforce.

Walkable Neighborhoods

Encourage more goods and services within walking distance, promoting independence among residents and sustainable uses of land.

Accessibility Opportunities

Explore how development and public infrastructure (i.e., sidewalks) can contribute to a more inclusive community.

What People Are Saying About Move:

  • "Make Miami and Front Streets corridor into a parkway with a bike trail that can pull traffic into East Toledo as a scenic route into the city
    with an attractive view of the river and downtown." Jesse M.
  • "Would love to see some sort of coffe shop/restaurant that we can walk to. We used to have one but it ended up closing." Sandy Z.
  • "My first suggestion would be to do anything that relieves traffic on Secor." Deborah R.
  • "Would love to see neighborhood grocery stores an dneighborhood restaurants that residents can walk to!" Karen A.
  • "[We want] bakery, meat markets, coffee shop places we can walk to." Deborah Z.
  • "Offer consistent seasonal water transportation options to/from cedar point, islands/put in bay, Detroit area(?) etc. Add/improve train service to/from Cleveland, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids/Lansing, Columbus etc.” T.K.