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For more than twenty years, the Bayfront and Downtown Erie area have been the focus of numerous studies. Many of them have resulted in the changes we see in the area today, while others are yet to be fully realized. To ensure that the Bayfront Parkway Corridor Study is consistent and considers the principals of these initiatives, the study team has reviewed the below list of previous studies.

Waterfront Comprehensive Plan - Erie Pennsylvania, City of Erie - May 1986

Toward an Economic Development Strategy for Erie (Bosworth Report) - Economic Development Corporation of Erie County(EDCEC) – October 2001

Erie Downtown Master Plan - Erie Redevelopment Authority and the City of Erie – 2005

Erie Parking and Transit Study - June 2008

Erie Waterfront Master Plan Summary Report - Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority – March 2009

Completing the Bayfront - Bayfront Place Concept Plan Report – Erie County Convention Center Authority – April 2012

Unlocking the Bayfront’s Full Potential - Destination Erie: A Regional Vision – 2013

Destination Erie: A Regional Vision - Vision Report - October 2013

Background Analysis: City of Erie Comprehensive Plan - City of Erie - 2014

Erie Refocused - City of Erie - 2016

Erie Downtown Master Plan - Erie Downtown Partnership - 2016