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Finding a way around Gainesville can be difficult with limited buses and dangerous bike lanes, but City Commission candidates offer similar solutions to improve transportation issues. Yet a public forum revealed they do not agree on how to pay for the changes.
Gainesville Citizens for Active Transport hosted a forum for Gainesville City Commission candidates to discuss transportation issues. Bicycle safety is a major issue for the upcoming election and efforts are already being made to protect cyclists and pedestrians.
The Gainesville City Commission voted in December to develop the Army Reserve property in a public space. Deteriorating conditions of the building and official approval from the Army, however, may setback the project.
On September 29, city commissioners will prove the city is willing to serve those in need by making dinner for the homeless at GRACE Marketplace.
The 33rd Downtown Festival and Art Show drew artists, musicians, food vendors and attendees to the streets of downtown Gainesville this weekend.
Punk music festival Fest will have bands perform for the first time at Bo Diddley Community Plaza Halloween weekend. The use of the venue comes with ordinance changes Fest organizers have been waiting three years for.
Gainesville taxi business owners and drivers are concerned with the lack of regulations regarding Uber ride-sharing service since its arrival in late August. The decision on whether to impose regulations on Uber will ultimately be left up to the city commission.
Gainesville residents and businesses can expect increased energy costs starting Wednesday. The increase comes despite Gainesville Regional Utility lowering its base rates and cutting fixed costs.
Locals are reacting to the possibility of a utility rate increase that would accompany Gainesville’s possible switch away from mountaintop coal removal.
Eight months after Gainesville’s City Commission purchased a chunk of land home to three businesses, the localities are discussing their impending move.