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Our Mission

The Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3) is a non-profit collaboration of public, private, local and regional partners working to preserve, enhance and promote Michigan's iconic 27-mile Woodward Avenue, an All American Road© and one of the most significant roadways in the country.


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The Transform Woodard App now available for Android and iOS. Provide your input, share your thoughts via facebook and twitter, take a survey, and submit a request for more information all from the palm of your hand.

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The Latest

  • 6/27/2013

    NEW: Mobile App & Crowdsourcing Map Now Allow Photo Uploads!

    Our mobile app and web-based crowdsourcing map now allow photo uploads! Download "Transform Woodward" on Apple or Android app stores, or go here. This will allow users to take a photo of a location you want to comment on and post it for all to see. Learn More

  • 6/14/2013

    Detroit and Highland Park Invited to Help Reinvent Woodward Avenue

    A film crew, directed by New York-based documentary filmmaker Todd Drezner, will shadow world-renowned sustainable communities expert Dan Burden on a walking audit of Detroit. Learn more

  • 6/10/2013

    Detroit Complete Streets Biking Tour

    Join our bikeability experts on June 18 for a casual ride and learn about the assets and challenges of our local bike system. Learn More

  • 6/10/2013

    Community Input Needed To Make Woodward Ave. More User-Friendly

    Do you think that Woodward Avenue should be safer for pedestrians, cyclists, wheelchair users and all others? Do you have ideas for creating more livable spaces along the Woodward corridor?  Learn more>>

  • 5/31/2013

    Three Days of Interactive Community Events

    Walk, talk, comment and engage in Pontiac and Bloomfield Township on the future of Woodward Avenue by taking part in any of three days of interactive community events beginning Mon., June 3 through Wed, June 5 as part of the Woodward Complete Streets master planning effort.  Learn More

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    The events will be held at Pontiac City Hall, 47450 Woodward Avenue, Pontiac.

    June 3
    Community meeting & presentation: 4-6 p.m.
    Drop-in hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    June 4
    Walking Audit and Interactive Design Workshop: 9 a.m. - Noon
    Drop-in: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    June 5
    Come hear what we have done/Plan Concepts Presentation: 4-6 p.m.
    Drop-in: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • 5/29/2013

    Complete Streets: If You Can Remake It Here, You Can Remake It Anywhere

    Woodward Avenue is the least likely street in America to undergo a "complete streets" makeover, but that's just what is being considered in Detroit and its suburbs to the north and west. Learn More

  • 5/22/2013

    Walking Through Birmingham with Complete Streets in Mind

    Walkable and Livable Communities Institute expert Dan Burden helps people conceptualize what Woodward Avenue could be in Birmingham and beyond. Learn More

  • 5/15/2013

    Bicycling popularty surges in Metro Detroit

    From the Detroit News...The Woodward Avenue Action Association, a development organization, has plans to turn the entire 27-mile stretch of Woodward into a "complete street"— which, among other things, means bike lanes.

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  • 5/9/2013

    WA3 Host Community Events in Birmingham

    The Woodward Avenue Action Association (WA3) will hold three days of interactive community events on May 20, 21, and 22 as part of its Woodward Complete Streets master planning effort, heralded as the single largest Complete Streets planning effort ever undertaken in North America. Learn More

  • 4/30/2013

    Comment on the Corridor

    View our interactive corridor map and tell us what you think. Place a comment on the map by aligning the crosshairs to your desired location and then "Add a Location" to submit your comment. See what others are saying. Learn More