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Downtown plaza is a fantastic idea | Editorials

Downtown parking is an difficulty that never ever looks to go absent.

But the concern for sufficient parking should not override a fantastic strategy — primarily when that worry is fairly illusory.

The Downtown Progress Authority is decided to make excellent on an plan that emerged even though establishing a new downtown plan — that more gatherings in the downtown place would be superior for downtown enterprises.

But it’s difficult to incorporate extra downtown activities with out shutting down Main Avenue much more often, which some company proprietors oppose. So the DDA would like to create a plaza on the northwest corner of the intersection of Colorado Avenue and Fifth Road. It would protect fifty percent of the parking whole lot that goes from Fourth to Fifth streets.

It would be advantageous, we believe, if the area could be multifunctional and still accommodate parking when it’s not becoming utilised for