The city embarked on a strategic visioning for the future with 10 projects, including an expanded bike/walk trail system; Community Wide Technology, that provides low cost technology including wireless internet to increase economic prosperity, enhance education, and heighten community safety; Community Recreation Center, where residents can meet, exercise and play; waterways maintenance, including recreational opportunities such as kayaking, canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing; business-friendly environment that attracts new entrepreneurs, encourages retail and reuse of under-utilized buildings; community pride by fostering support and mentorship programs along with physical beautification; transforming the old utilities building into the anchor for Austin’s Art Row to complement the Main Street Renovation Project; establishing downtown Austin as a destination point; and the “Gateway to Austin,” an iconic I-90 overpass attraction that represents the community’s identity.