Latest from Urban Issues

Latest Urban Issues articles from Jacksonville, FL

Ingredients of a Walkable Street

How does a community create walkable streets? Streets that feels safe for all - particularly seniors and children? Streets that are sociable due to large numbers of pedestrian users? Streets that are rich and interesting? Streets that breed a strong sense of civic pride? There are a number of essential...

Read More

Downtown's Blighted Surface Parking Lots Under Fire

In an effort to clean up the appearance of downtown, the JEDC has developed a Surface Parking Improvement Plan to address the blight stimulated by downtown Jacksonville's parking industry.

Read More

Most Walkable NFL Football Stadiums

How does Everbank Stadium compare in terms of walkability with its NFL counterparts? Walk Score ranks the most walkable football stadiums.

Read More

Five Drastic Steps To Revive Downtown Jacksonville

Desperate times call for desperate measures. While there is no single silver bullet project that will solve all of downtown's ills, here are five major initiatives worth considering.

Read More

Jacksonville Parkers Owed a Refund?

Metro Jacksonville has discovered that Central Parking System, Inc. has been found guilty of deceptive practices in New York state for the very same fake parking ticket scam that they are currently perpetrating on Downtown Jacksonville parkers.

Read More

Creating Downtown Vibrancy by Exposing Secret Retail

News flash Jacksonville: There won't be a Whole Foods, Publix, Nordstrom, or 10,000 residents beating down the doors of downtown anytime soon. However, this does not mean that all is lost. Better exposing and utilizing what's already there is an affordable solution that will stimulate additional foot...

Read More

I-95 Overland Bridge Project Expands

Predicted to snarl urban Jacksonville traffic until 2017, an expansion of the I-95 Overland Bridge project to include an interchange at Atlantic Blvd. & Philips Highway is now being considered.

Read More

An Empty Feeling: Inside The Walls Of Downtown

Ever wonder why you're the only one walking down streets that were once full of life and energy around the clock? We tend to talk a great deal about revitalizing downtown, but the result of our actions and priorities over the years show another story. Metro Jacksonville presents a photo tour of the morbid...

Read More

Race and Ethnicity in Urban America

A visual representation of race and ethnicity in Jacksonville and across the United States.

Read More

Rebuild Monroe Street, Why Bother?

Here are five reasons why Monroe Street should not be reconstructed in front of the new Duval County Courthouse.

Read More

‹ First  PREV 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 NEXT  Last ›