There is a strong correlation between land use and the mode of transportation that it encourages.
Since public and private investments started pouring into the urban core in this, the so-called “decade of downtown,” property values are up, day and night time amenities are plenty, and casual strolls are part of every day life.
My wife Monika and I were looking to escape.
When friends ask how I like living in downtown San Antonio, I let the walking do the talking, especially for tourists. On a recent Saturday, we started at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse for mimosas.
The Millennials are coming to San Antonio, and it is going to change the transportation picture in our city.
Charter Amendment No.
I presented the “State of District 5” address to the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce to a packed room on Wednesday.
As San Antonio’s Comprehensive Planning Committee (CPC) moves forward with appointing membership to the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Board, I remain skeptical that a committee dominated by the suburban districts (3, 4, 8, and 9) and board membership from the same groups who built this sprawling city over the past 60 years will make a dramatic change of course through this process.
Would you believe me if I told you that the days of driving were behind us?
Something you know: the Pearl has become the epicenter for revitalization along the northern reach of the San Antonio River.