Several plans for downtown Durham and the surrounding area over the years:
|1927 Durham comprehensive plan
Only an image of the plan’s primary map is available.
|1930s Home Owners Loan Corporation Map
Only an image of the map is available.
|1960 Downtown Development Plan
1960 report to the Downtown Development Association and Durham City Council: PDF.
|1960s-era Downtown Durham Plan
A report by the Redevelopment Commission of Durham: PDF.
|1975 Bull Durham District Plan
The Design and Implementation of Bull Durham District: PDF.
|1990s East-West Expressway Environmental Impact Study
Title VI Administrative Complaint, Mitigation and Enhancement Plan, Housing of Last Resort, Collaborative Planning in Durham’s Crest Street Community: PDF.
|1999 Downtown Durham Master Plan
– Title and acknowledgements
– 1: Executive Summary
– 2: Historic Overview
– 3: Public Involvement
– 4: Existing Conditions
– 5: Market Dynamics
– 6: Development Framework
– 7: Major Development Components
– 8: Support Development
– 9: Implementation
|2002 Hope VI Plan for Few Gardens
Redevelopment plans for Few Gardens public housing complex with HUD Hope VI grant: PDF.
|2003 Durham Arts Center Study
Needs assessment study: PDF.
|2003 The Liggett Project
Proposal to reconstruct former Liggett & Myers factory: PDF.
|2004 Downtown Streets Improvement Plan
Plan to redesign downtown Durham streets and sidewalks: PDF.
|2004 Duke Central Campus Plan
Plan to density and expand facilities on Duke’s Central Campus: PDF.
|2004 A New Era on Parrish Street
Plan to improve the look of downtown’s Parrish Street: PDF.
|2005 American Tobacco Plan
Long-range plan for the redevelopment of the American Tobacco district: PDF.
|2008 Downtown Master Plan
Plan for the redevelopment of Downtown Durham: PDF.
|2010 Two-Way Loop Plan
Plan to rebuild Downtown Loop as a two-way circuit: PDF.
Map of plans for two-way loop reconstruction: PDF.
|2014 Downtown Open Space Plan
Plan for adding and enhancing open spaces in downtown: PDF.
Several plans for transit improvements in Triangle:
|1995 Triangle Bus Consolidation Proposal
Proposal for integrating bus services across the Triangle: PDF.
|2000s Triangle Transit Authority Rail Proposal
Final Environmental Impact Statement: PDF.
Map of the project: PDF.
|2003 Airport Rail Link Study
Report on connecting RDU Airport to TTA rail services: PDF.
|2003 Durham-Chapel Hill Long-Range Transportation Plan
Report on long-range plans, including rail link: PDF.
|2003 NC54/I-40 Transit Corridor Feasibility Study
Report on connecting RDU Airport with Chapel Hill via South Durham: PDF.
|2003 Triangle Bus Consolidation Study
Analysis of Transit Systems and Consolidation Stages: PDF.
|2004 Eastrans Commuter Rail Study
Analysis of potential for commuter rail between Raleigh, Wilson, and Goldsboro: PDF.
|2016 Durham-Orange Light Rail LRT
Planned light-rail link between Downtown Durham and Chapel Hill; fully funded, but killed by Duke University and North Carolina Railroad: PDF.