Sadly, this is the cost of revitalization. Stiteler has every right to leverage the value of his property but his attempt to hijack the name and brand with that ridiculous offer is awful. The District was one of my favorite bars and will be missed. I'm sure students living in the nearby country clubs will love whatever $10 club drink is being served from that location.
For most riders who use the bus service at the Ronstadt Center, downtown is not their destination but rather a layover stop. It makes no sense to keep a bus-station that big in such a small downtown area. Just removing the amount of buses that flow through those small streets would ease so much traffic. It's important to note 2 things... One, downsizing the Ronstadt Center would not stop downtown access. And two, the Modern Streetcar will be running through Congress Street! Downtown does not and will not need the bus traffic! Utilizing that area for local business is the most sensible thing the city can do.
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