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is to begin a tree planting and pavers laying campaign for ALL unattractive corners in SA so that we could inspire a PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP for locals. We now have good ideas on trees that can survive. 0

10:35am Jun 15, 2012

Where? all street intersection islands like the island on the west side of San Pedro at Oblate. It is so stark, patched, unattractive for locals and tourists.

Recreate the feel of the old San Antonio in the western part of downtown with wider sidewalks, reduced traffic lanes, branding of & old San Antonio & Corozon & .Bistros, cobblestone, flower mkts, etc 0

12:28am Jun 15, 2012

Where? Westside of downtown -Main Plaza to UTSA-Needs a lot more focal attention to place-making, safety, pedestrian friendly, signage, feel of "old San Antonio" in future design/developments

By San Antonio - Resident

This road used to be the highway to Austin back in the 60s until IH35 bipassed. Its is a 4 lane + wide shoulders road of asphalt. Change medians/shoulders into landscaped/shaded walking spaces. 0

10:31am Jun 14, 2012

Where? Austin Highway

By Kent Brittain

The developments are naturally connected by drainages running roughly N-S, but they are blocked by fences at development boundaries. Open these fences to allow foot traffic to pass. 0

11:11pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Residental area between Himer and Jones Maltsberger, N. of Bitters

By Andrew Pickens

Every four lane street or highway should have a sidewalk. The city should allow companies to donate for construction, then put logos in sidewalks for permanent reminders of their gifts. 0

10:51pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Loopland, all around 410, downtown to burbs.

By David Bosworth

Turn this space into a bike friendly space by devoting time to Bikes Only. In Westchester County, N.Y.they close the Bronx River Pkwy. to all auto traffic on Sunday Morning from 9am to 12p Do here 0

8:02pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Wurzbach Parkway

By Doug Nunnelly

Narrow the roadway from 6 to 4 lanes of traffic in each direction and converting the outerlanes on each side to bus and bike only. 1

6:32pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Broadway from Jones to Austin Highway

By Annalisa Peace

The addition of one B-cycle station downtown, with approximately 10 bikes, to the bike share system, providing a healthy alternative means of transportation, all for a small price. 0

3:06pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Downtown San Antonio (exact location would be located with all relevant parties)

By Katherine Gainey

Dual community park and garden. Have paths, seating, and water fountain among several raised and ground level vegetable and fruit beds. 0

2:56pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Corner of Eisenhauer and Harlow

By Katherine

Surrounded by art, music and literature (and on the blue trolley line!), turn this spot into a permanent Art Space. Giant walls provide natural canvases with architectural interest and view of River. 0

1:40pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Empty Parking Lot between Bonds Rock Bar and Korova on East site of Soledad between Martin and Convent

By Silvia McCollom

1. More green space, trees for shade, cafe style, shopping and small outdoor theater.2. Trees, nicer outdoor tables, increase gardens space. 0

12:55pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? 1. San Fernando Square 2. Blue Star

By Frank & Jean Montalvo

Add one B-Cycle “docking” station and approximately 10 bikes in order to link it to other stations in the bike share system, further expanding the program’s connectivity and density. 0

12:00pm Jun 13, 2012

Where? Downtown San Antonio- location could be determined collectively with LQC representatives

This area looks nice enough-- grass and trees, but it is an unused easement, and it'd look great if they turned it into a little park/playground for the children of the neighborhood. 1

10:01am Jun 13, 2012

Where? Unused easement area, corner of Canyon Golf & Silverado Way

By Michelle Vieau

Highland Park Blvd. should be streetscaped w/trees to provide shade for biking & running. The same for Steves Rd. and add a dedicated bike lane. To allow for easy biking access to the River. 1

9:40am Jun 13, 2012

Where? Highland Park Blvd. & Gevers St. & Steves Rd & Gevers St.

By Michael Escalante

Shut down several of the on/off ramps that lead directly into downtown so the streets are for people to safely walk and bike, not just for cars. 0

9:26am Jun 13, 2012

Where? All of downtown San Antonio

By K.. Lee

Have a contest to design a pedestrian bridge to take people from the main McNay site over to the island now used only for signage. 0

12:56am Jun 13, 2012

Where? McNay Museum island at the corner of Austin Hwy and North New Braunfels.

By Charles Walker

Instead of another strip mall or gated community, I suggest a Spiritual Park that represents different faiths, with walking paths, reflecting pool, meditation gardens, or a circular labyrinth. 0

8:03pm Jun 12, 2012

Where? Undeveloped land along East/West 1604 access roads between Bitters and I-10

By Cara Vento