Archive for August, 2011

The following commentary is worth listening to.  Bob Schlanger is calling out for a body of individuals to take on a regional plan for residential areas surrounding the University of Arizona.  This would not be unlike the Tucson Planning Commission which the Mayor and Council have consistently relied upon to guide general planning objectives and their outcome in greater Tucson.  Tucson has plenty of commissions, but what has been lacking is a commission to specifically take on the future of residential areas surrounding the U of A and lapping into the downtown area where the University is also expanding.  Please view this commentary on you-tube right here:    Bob Schlanger’s commentary Preserving the Tucson Lifestyle – YouTube.  For further insight into what has happened to one neighborhood that illustrates this problem, please view another you-tube video by Joan Hall, also, a Jefferson Park Neighborhood resident.  

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