Tuesday, August 25, 2015

City Life coming to Media Borough

http://www.delcotimes.com/general-news/20150824/media-gives-preliminary-approval-to-west-end-projects


“This will have a transformative effect,” Hall said in agreement with Robinson. “We are pleased the west end is getting attention, and with the shared values of the borough and developers. And there is still some frosting to come.”

11 comments:

  1. Just what we need more traffic.

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  2. How many vacant storefronts do we have on State Street right now? Bringing new residents (and tax payers) into Media is a necessity if we want this town to thrive. And the west end of town is in dire need of some positive attention. The traffic these projects bring into town PALES in comparison to the Granite Run project, and we don't benefit from that development AT ALL. Some Media residents really need to reconsider their aversion to this kind of development. These projects are GOOD for Media's budget and GOOD for its businesses.

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  3. I have always advocated for this and I am glad to hear it. However, these plans have been in place for quite some time, iirc, and I'm not sure if the current council deserves the credit and/or criticism for it.

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  4. Good news. I can even imagine in time the west end might end up being the more attractive gateway into town.

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  5. Are there any renderings, maps, or other visualizations of the West End proposals online? I haven't been to the meetings and have only read about the projects so far.

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  6. WOW 185 new homes near Glen Providence Park. Wonder how that got past the FROGS. I can not believe this council is allowing this.

    What about a greenway man. you know a greenway with like pedestrian walks and stuff. yeah man how about a greenway instead.

    I would like a Citizens Advisory Committee to be formed to see what other best uses they can come up with for these properties. My vote is for a greenway man.

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  7. I'm usually one to criticize, but this actually follows the zoning that was approved by council for this area. I don't think it was by accident. Seems this is the result of democracy in our little town. I do feel bad for the longtimers. Change is hard. And it does seem to fly in the face of gateways and parks and greenways, But this appears to be what the majority wanted.

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    1. Yeah man but the "MAJORITY" wanted a greenway three years ago........remember the greenway man and pedestrian walk ways and bike lanes man what about the greenway man.......of course council approved the zoning for this follow the money man what we really need is a greenway........a greenway man for the frogs...

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    2. A conspiracy theorist would be on the lookout for a sudden influx of cash in lieu of required features in the development, cash that would be directed toward a greenway. Is that what you mean CVP?

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