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Podcasts: Roundabouts, Opening up Government Street, Planning Board and Food trucks…hmmmm

Podcasts: Roundabouts, Opening up Government Street, Planning Board and Food trucks…hmmmm

The Greater Pensacola Chamber's public policy executive director, Todd Thomson, gives his update on local government meetings. Is there a roundabout in the future for Government Street? What is the role of the city's planning board? Can it create its own legislation? Pensacola City Council [...]

Reconnect Disconnect

Reconnect Disconnect

Today’s meeting at Pensacola City Hall was billed as a Complete Streets Workshop, but the primary issue on everyone’s mind was much more specific. After a broad presentation by noted Complete Streets-guru Dan Burden, the floor was opened up for comment from the public, who cut straight to the [...]

Government St.-Reconnect Public Meeting

The city of Pensacola tomorrow will host the first in a series of meetings to discuss the reconnection of East Government Street. The public meetings were planned after a number of residents living on the street showed up to a Pensacola City Council meeting in March and expressed concerns about [...]

Government Street Meeting Cancelled

Tonight’s public meeting concerning the opening of Government Street has been cancelled. City officials are apparently still studying the issue. Travis Peterson, spokesman for Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward, said the possibility of connecting Government Street—which currently dead-ends—to [...]

The Dead End Debate

Empty seats at yesterday’s Pensacola City Council Committee of the Whole meeting were few and far between. Most of them were filled with someone there to speak about Mayor Ashton Hayward’s plan to connect Government Street with Ninth Avenue. “I’ve not asked the audience what they’re [...]

The End of a Dead End?

In an effort to create a more walkable downtown, Pensacola Mayor Ashton Hayward is looking to reconnect Government Street to Ninth Avenue near Bayfront Parkway. The mayor will take the issue before the Pensacola City Council next week. “Dead-ends don’t belong in downtowns,” said Mayor [...]