No, the birthday was not so crazy that I just recovered. I just needed to take a break from thinking for a little while.
I have something to help fill this space – I am going to start publishing the generalities of what the City Planning Commission has adopted or not adopted. You would think this would be made more public by those who profess to “Believe”; however, I only see the really big things that occasionally appear in local papers by the likes of
Moving on (in order) –
There were four zoning changes made. The most significant (by significant, I mean the one that will affect people the most) was the creation of the Clark Metro Business Revitalization District. The district encompasses
This is a vacant building in
This new 5-story building will be located on near
The Director of the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission,
I want to report more on the comments that were made by those in attendance.
The affected CDC’s mostly said what has already been reported; here are some additional comments made to the Commission.
From the Quadrangle: They have hired there own traffic consultant to further research the potential access losses; It is time for the city to step and take a stand on the issues raised
From Tremont: Concerned about impact on church,
From Gateway: Access is paramount. They think that having land that is more developable will hurt their neighborhood
Comments from the players to the Commission:
Comments from the Commission:
Curry: ODOT has not shown what will be gotten by each action it takes. This should be about Strategy in addition to safety.
My comment (paraphrased):
Assuming the engineering for the southern alignment proves feasible, the commission and ODOT must realize there are many residents among us who feel a year of potential awkward traffic management due to a freeway closure is worth the wait.
There are numerous ways to connections to downtown from all directions that will work as a temporary traffic solution, including I-490. This may even help bolster GCRTA ridership. This is not about your inconvenience. Stop thinking about it that way and think about how it will affect our children