Archive for June 21st, 2014

Screen shot 2013-09-26 at 12.18.11 AMAfter nearly two decades in economic limbo, the Sunshine Mile should be a lighthouse for new transportation alternatives but as the CFT session get closer to a design conclusion,  it is not clear the final design will be any more than just another 6 lane road project.  The Citizen’s Task Force (CTF) dearly wants to tear open the minds of  RTA leadership, however, as reality set in, it becomes evident that funding has many strings attached to results.  See Chuck Huckelberry’s memorandum of 5/8/14:  Memo.   The ward 6 newsletter tracks this process, now 18 months long.  You can see it in  Excerpts.   You should also view the Broadway Coalition Report  Citizens and surrounding neighborhood leaders has been a large influence in pushing for  balance.   Midtown resident,  JD Garcia offers a guest editorial; Broadway is not a Corridor to Somewhere Else., that is a valuable summary of the corridors history and what would be good for it.

Next citizens task force meeting –  July 17th, 5:30PM,  at the Child & Family Resources, 2800 E. Broadway   For updates on meetings, view the Broadway Boulevard Project Web Page at http://www.tucsonaz.gov/broadway

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