A plan to promote more dense, mixed-use development along the gradually-changing East Riverside Drive is coming back to the City Council for a vote Thursday.
Originally presented for a vote in November, the plan’s approval stalled as city officials and property owners along the 3.5 mile stretch of East Riverside tangled over some of the plan’s rules. The city’s vision of a boulevard inviting to pedestrians bumps up against the reality there now, which includes several fast food restaurants with drive-thrus.
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