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The City of Travelers Rest owns, operates and plans for infrastructure like streets, sidewalks, bike trails, parking, parks, and more to meet the needs of the community, today and in the future. The city accomplishes these tasks by developing plans and implementing projects. You can find information about the City of Travelers Rest’s current plans and projects from the links below.
The Comprehensive Plan for Travelers Rest is the long-range, visionary document outlining the future vision for Travelers Rest. It includes an evaluation of trends and existing conditions, defines community strengths and challenges, and provides recommendations to address those challenges.
The Downtown Master Plan is a long-range, visionary document that includes a foundation for plan concepts, an assessment of downtown Travelers Rest’s key assets, challenges and opportunities based on input from the design team and data from an online survey and community/ stakeholder input.
The City of Travelers Rest has reaped many benefits from the opening of the Swamp Rabbit Trail, streetscape improvements on Main Street, and comprehensive branding and wayfinding signage. Community leaders have recognized the incredible impact that these efforts have had to date thus, the City commissioned a Bicycle Master Plan with the goal of making bicycling a safe, fun and normal daily transportation and recreation choice for residents and visitors of all ages and abilities.
A study to develop a unified vision for the Poinsett Highway and Center Street Corridors with goals to create a sense of arrival in Downtown Travelers Rest, accommodate growth through public infrastructure investment, incorporate multimodal transportation infrastructure, explore residential, retail and restaurant Infill opportunities and prioritize user connectivity and safety.