Say good-bye to Downtown Vision, Inc. and Downtown Investment Authority. Up the budget of the parks department to maintain urban parks. These are 12 not so hard ways to fix downtown, according to Metro Jacksonville's Stephen Dare.
5. Drop all parking requirements for new leases for two years. Instead require covered walkways for all new businesses according to a standardized set of designs.
6. Reconnect downtown to Brooklyn, Springfield, Sugar Hill, Eastside, Riverside and Durkeevile.