The two consultants highlighted Lloyd’s luck in being so close to the Walkway over the Hudson state park and the Hudson Valley Rail Trail.
“The community has an obvious commitment to building upon the existing recreational trail resources for the benefit of both local residents and visitors. This is something that should continue to be celebrated and capitalized on,” the report reads.
Those four key areas recommended in the report are as follows: making downtown look better, getting more people downtown, getting more businesses downtown and improving transportation infrastructure.
Downtown Highland centers around Vineyard Avenue, which the report says is already an asset because of its walkable and pedestrian-friendly setup. But some of the storefronts look either outdated or slightly run-down.