The City is focused on minimizing traffic and parking impacts in the new development. All design options are being studied and decisions will not be determined until the concept plan is further studied and analyzed.
Traffic The City's goal is to preserve the charm of neighborhoods like Owen Brown Street by using traffic calming techniques throughout the project. TMS Engineers, Inc. performed a Traffic Study that to evaluate the existing and proposed traffic patterns within the Hudson Central Downtown Business District for the proposed Downtown Phase II, along with potential impacts to adjacent neighborhoods and intersections in the area. The Draft Traffic Study can be accessed through the following links.\
A parking study was performed to determine parking needs of the Phase II project, as well as current parking conditions on North Main Street and First and Main. Innovation will play a key role in the future of parking downtown as the City studies parking management systems that allow for real-time monitoring of available spaces and expanded technology tools for visitors.
The City selected Walker Parking Consultants to perform the downtown Parking Study to evaluate existing and proposed parking needs and make recommendations for the future parking within the Hudson Central Downtown Business District. The Study will be completed in the first quarter of 2018.