Public Invited to Aug. 26, Open House to Discuss

Loveland-Madeira Road Corridor

By Chuck Gibson (Krista Rose contributed to this story) 

LOVELAND, OH (August 3, 2021) – City of Loveland administration has planned a public ‘Open House’ for Thursday, August 26,  at New Hope Baptist Church, 1401 Loveland-Madeira Road, from 6-8 p.m.

 A portion of Loveland-Madeira Rd corridor set for discussion (Provided)

The purpose of the open house is discuss the Loveland-Madeira Road corridor as part of the drafting of a Master Comprehensive Development plan by the City of Loveland. 

The revitalizaton of the Loveland-Madeira Road corridor is considered a vital part of the comprehensive plan. Part of the consideration is the potential for the corridor to become a catalyst for bike and pedestrian connectivity with downtown Loveland.

“Our downtown district gets a lot of attention, and we want to bring that attention to Loveland-Madeira Road,” said Tom Smith, Assistant City Manager. “How can we bring the charm of Downtown Loveland to this main corridor? How can we help our businesses along Loveland-Madeira and help spur economic development?”

The Comprehensive Master Development Plan Steering Committee has prepared several concepts for the use of vacant land and the installment of safe and convenient pathways along Loveland-Madeira. The committee will present its concepts, seeking feedback to help move the plan forward.

The committee is seeking input on various topics such as:

  • Sidewalk expansion
  • Crosswalk and traffic lights
  • Signage
  • Street trees and furniture
  • Pedestrian lighting

To learn more about the city’s Comprehensive Master Development Plan, please visit  http://www.lovelandoh.gov/393/Comprehensive-Master-Plan.