North East Fort Collins
Lend your voice to build a more Connected future
North East Fort Collins is a unique section of Fort Collins primed to see sweeping changes in the next 20 years.
Development and growth in Fort Collins is inevitable.
With proper planning, foresight, and strategic vision, North East Fort Collins can become a cultural hub with a vibrant community, distinctive art, music, and businesses, convenient, responsible, and reliable transportation options, and amenities that rival Old Town.
Notice Anything missing?
The red dashes indicate planned future trail connections. These are heavily dependent on future development to complete. North East Fort Collins has no connections to the trails system.
The numbered projects indicate 2022 capital improvement projects. There aren't any planned transit, trails, or parks connectivity improvements for North East Fort Collins in the 2022 budgeting process.
Bike Lane Connectors
Bike lanes are almost always contingent on future development. There are no safe bike routes from North East FoCo to Old Town or the trails. Even local schools are left out.
Who is the North East Fort Collins Vision Group?
Members of the local neighborhood HOA Boards, local developers, and community-minded neighbors are creating a Community Vision Group to explore, inform, and guide the future of North East Fort Collins, including:
The City of Fort Collins’ Neighborhood Services department provides organizational support for the North East Fort Collins Vision Group.
What is North East Fort Collins?
The boundaries are, roughly: North College on the West, Douglas Road on the North, I-25 on the East, and Mulberry on the South.
Why Should I Care?
Development and growth of Fort Collins is inevitable, but with proper planning, foresight, and strategic vision, North East Fort Collins can become a cultural hub with a vibrant community, distinctive art, music, and businesses, convenient and responsible transportation options, and amenities that rival Old Town. You can have a direct voice in what that future looks like.
What if we do nothing?
If things continue as they are, North East Fort Collins may never receive the attention it deserves. Development will occur without a cohesive vision and the patchwork allocation of services, amenities, and transportation options will continue to fester. Failing to take advantage of this unique chance to guide North East Fort Collins to a brighter future will rob our communities of the vibrancy, attention, and opportunities they deserve.
What Is The Goal?
To avoid patchwork development of infrastructure, amenities, and services in North East Fort Collins, the North East Fort Collins Vision Group proposes the creation of a cohesive vision in an Area Action Plan which addresses core issues that residents of North East Fort Collins experience on a regular basis. From there, we will work with the City and County on executing this cohesive vision.