Posts Tagged ‘sahara motel’

October 15, 2010

Action Item: Love Dogs, Not Cars

by: Sean Sweat

Tweet Today on Blooming Rock we have a special Friday post by Sean Sweat about future plans for the Sahara Motel site that is slated to become a parking lot, but Sean has a better idea. Sean Sweat, aka @PhxDowntowner, is the Treasurer of St Croix Villas in the heart of downtown and an MIT-trained transportation professional.  His professional focus is supply chain & logistics.  His personal focus is pedestrianism, public transit, and multi-modal interactions. INTRODUCTION St Croix Villas needs your help.  If you like any of the following things, you’ll want to help us: •    Downtown Vibrancy •    Pedestrianism…

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Tweet A few weeks ago I spoke with Councilman Tom Simplot, the councilman for District 4 in Phoenix.  There is a possibility that Councilman Simplot may run for mayor in 2011, but he did not confirm one way or another during our interview.  He did, however, answer questions about many of the things we find important at Blooming Rock such as historic preservation, sustainability, growth and the reversible lanes. Below is our conversation: Blooming Rock: Are you running for mayor? Councilman Simplot: I’ll tell you right now, no one should be saying definitively if they are running for mayor because…

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