Street reconstruction of Riverfront from UPRR tracks to Cadiz Street. Will also include bike facilities. Match funding of $4,600,000 from Dallas County. 1, 2 ,6 $4,600,000
willyk wrote:Too bad this new section is all jails and bail bonds. I wish they had gone north on Riverfront to Oak Lawn instead.
DPatel304 wrote:willyk wrote:Too bad this new section is all jails and bail bonds. I wish they had gone north on Riverfront to Oak Lawn instead.
But isn't that the idea? To gentrify the area, meaning the bail bonds won't be sticking around for much longer?
willyk wrote:That is the hope. It’s just that north on Riverfront would yield redevelopment much more quickly. There are plenty of decent buildings ready to be repurposed and the neighborhood already has momentum. A nice street redo could turn this neighborhood in a couple of years.
South has no buildings that can be used and the jail is a blight. But the City envisions the park here, not north, and envisions that this part of Riverfront will somehow bridge the park and downtown. It’s a worthy goal and if we see this part of Riverfront revedelop in a decade that would be success.
tamtagon wrote:I don't think the county is doing enough for the cities in the effort to build trails and complete streets....
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