Drinking Liberally: Broadening Broadway, June 25

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    When:
    June 25, 2014 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
    2014-06-25T18:00:00-07:00
    2014-06-25T20:30:00-07:00
    Where:
    The Shanty
    401 East 9th Street
    Tucson, AZ 85705
    USA
    Broadway Village Shopping Center, designed by Tucson icon Josais Joesler, is one of the most unique shopping locations in Tucson. It could be destroyed with the widening of Broadway.
    Broadway Village Shopping Center, designed by Tucson icon Josais Joesler, is one of the most unique shopping locations in Tucson. It could be destroyed with the widening of Broadway.

    At a cost of $71, million, the RTA and Pima County want to march ahead with a plan to widen Broadway Blvd from Euclid to Country Club to at least 6 lanes, based upon outdated growth projections.

    Ever since Tucson City Councilman Steve Kozachik suggested scaling the project back to a more logical scope two years ago, the Broadway Coalition– group of concerned residents– has been meeting and working on plans for more sustainable growth and development along Broadway. A recent public meeting drew nearly 300 attendees.

    This Wednesday at Drinking Liberally, come hear Margot Garcia– a key member of the Broadway Coalition, a long time activist, and a former Tucson City Council member– update us on this ‘hot potato’ issue.

    Our friend Pamela Powers Hannley provides some insight and background…
    https://blogforarizona.net/4-lanes-6-lanes-100-ft-how-wide-should-broadwa…

    I hope to see you all Wednesday at The Shanty (on the patio)
    6 o’clock– social hour
    7 o’clock– presentation

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