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Strong Towns Articles – December 2018

2018-12-15T17:34:51+00:00December 15th, 2018|Land Development, Transportation, Zoning Code|

Why Do People Keep Being Killed on This Road?  by Charles Marohn | December 10, 2018 Tragedy predictably occurs when our road designs combine high speeds and randomness.   Three Cheers for Minneapolis (The 3 is for Triplex)  by Daniel Herriges | December 12, 2018 Minneapolis just became the first major U.S. city in a long time [...]

Lemon Ave. Streetscape Open House, Dec. 17, 2018

2019-01-07T11:59:50+00:00December 15th, 2018|Greenspace, Land Development, Local News|

The community is invited to learn about the Lemon Avenue Streetscape project during an open house with City of Sarasota staff Monday, Dec.17 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the SRQ Media Studio in the City Hall Annex, 1565 First Street. NewsRelease_Lemon Ave. Streetscape Open House Set for Dec. 17.. DSCA Board authorized a letter which was sent to City [...]

DSCA Endorses The Bay Sarasota Final Plan

2018-10-10T15:03:18+00:00September 6th, 2018|Greenspace, Land Development, Local News|

On Wednesday, September 5, 2018, the DSCA Board approved the Resolution in support of The Bay Sarasota final concept plan. The Downtown Sarasota Condominium Association (DSCA) has been a Stakeholder and supporter of the Bayfront 20:20 planning initiative since its early planning in 2014.  DSCA helped financially to fund the Stakeholder initiative and has provided feedback [...]

DSCA Zoning Code Committee Survey

2018-12-14T10:53:17+00:00November 1st, 2017|Land Development, Zoning Code|

In June 2017, the DSCA Zoning Code Committee sent out a survey to the member condo associations requesting feedback on the most critical issues affecting residents with regards to land development and construction projects in our greater downtown neighborhood. The responses were grouped and the committee’s findings were provided to the DSCA Board with the following [...]

SemCon II 2010-2011 — Residents Turn Out to Give Advice

2018-10-10T14:30:34+00:00October 11th, 2010|Land Development, Local News, Zoning Code|

How about brick streets, arcades mid-block along Main Street, wider sidewalks, refurbished store fronts that follow the historic underlay, a pedestrian friendly connecting portal from Main Street to the Bayfront, a circulating “people mover” to not only get people connected throughout the downtown and adjacent areas, but also to other public transportation including maybe a [...]

Downtown Sarasota Projects

2018-10-10T14:33:30+00:00August 23rd, 2010|Land Development|

It seems as though when the traffic around town lessens, the activities of our City Commission and of the various City Departments increases. Watching Downtown Improve right before our eyes! So much of downtown is undergoing renovation and upgrades that if you blink you might just miss something.  Of course, as all of you know [...]