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Blvd 20/20 – KPBS

Blvd 20/20 – KPBS

Transportation On El Cajon Boulevard Is Subject Of Town Hall

By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

How to transform a crowded, car-oriented, business corridor into a model transit-oriented community — it’s a challenge El Cajon Boulevard businesses are pursuing with their Blvd. 20/20 plan.

The vision is to make this historic mid-city thoroughfare into a showcase of modern urban living, with an emphasis on affordable housing and public transportation.

town hall meeting to hear from experts and get public input on transit for the Blvd. 20/20 plan will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m.

Sherry Ryan is one of the speakers at the town hall. She is a professor of city planning at SDSU. She joins Midday Edition to discuss her recommendations for the thoroughfare.

Organizers are hoping to unveil the plan in January.

Click here to listen to the report on KPBS.