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Construct roundabout and convert Houston to two-way. Modify streets adjacent to Alamo to provide streetscaping, seating, landscaping and plaza space commensurate with the historic nature of the area. 0

10:43am Jun 18, 2012

Where? Houston, 3rd & Bonham Intersection

By Kerri Collins

Expand pedestrian plaza area by closing Losoya between Commerce and Market. Reverse direction on Losoya to NB and on Crockett to EB. Open SB bus lane on Alamo to public. 0

10:37am Jun 18, 2012

Where? Alamo, Commerce, Losoya and Market Intersection (Torch Intersection)

By Kerri Collins

Establish art district character by building natural hardscaped island places with local artist installations, attracting citywide visitation &also support neighborhood celebrations & family events 1

12:29am Jun 18, 2012

Where? With its unique traffic islands, small urban scale, and walkability, kid friendly 1940’s Terrell Heights community bordering the McNay Museum can become a distinctive neighborhood city art district.

By Steve & Judith Temple (for the Terrell Heights Neighborhood Association)

Bring back in modern form the historic Bat Roosts that I remember seeing in the Olmos Basin when I was a kid. Dr. Campbell's bat roosts could be restored in open spaces across SA. 3

12:26am Jun 18, 2012

Where? Olmos Basin Park, On Jackson Keller between McCullough and San Pedro, either adjacent the Farmers Market site or across Jackson Keller

By Randy hohlaus

Salvation Army shelter (next door) and Healy-Murphy school (for "at risk" youth, across the street) volunteers wish to transform the park to create a positive neighborhood venue/community garden. 0

12:21am Jun 18, 2012

Where? Healy-Murphy Park, 210 Nolan Street, East Side of San Antonio

By Christopher Bannwolf

Create a pilot Learning / Community garden for Dwight Middle School and the surrounding Quintana Community. 19

12:03am Jun 18, 2012

Where? Quintana Community and the greater San Antonio area

By Andy Castillo

To have local students, artists, designers, etc. submit their ideas to decorate (window display) the unused storefronts in downtown San Antonio. Every month new entries will be featured. 0

11:54pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? The vacant storefronts in downtown San Antonio

By Olivia Travieso

beautify this aged quadrant in the middle of Highland Park to an updated mini neighborhood center. Lined by bike lanes & 2 blocks fr Bode Center 0

11:51pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? 2300 S.Gevers/1200 Highland Blvd 4 corners

A short term project is a community garden in one of the empty lots that is owned by the county using this corner-scape as a catalyst for development. 32

11:22pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Intersection of Iowa and Pine Streets in Denver Heights Neighborhood

By Erica Gagne

A short term project is a community garden in one of the empty lots that is owned by the county using this corner-scape as a catalyst for development. 0

11:18pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Intersection of Iowa and Pine Streets in Denver Heights Neighborhood

Create a wildscape along street with flowering plants, ornamental native grasses, trees & sitting rocks to attract songbirds, hummingbirds, butterflies, children & adults w/ teaching signs & tours 0

7:44pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Streetscape along 300-500 E. Dewey Place,

By Melissa Miller

Since there is no Skate park on the East side, the place right next to the Hays St Bridge underneath I-37 would improve the underused area by encouraging people on the hottest of days to stay active. 0

5:51pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? A Skate Park underneath I-37.

By Daniel Day

20 families in Midtown West (Alta Vista and Beacon Hill neighborhoods)gather once a month to community build. We would like to see Breeden St or N.Flores Ave transform into strong pede/bike zones. 0

5:44pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Alta Vista's Breeden St. (or Flores Ave.) as as community portals to San Pedro Springs Park. Breeden St. has very little car traffic and would ideal for inexpensive pedestrian/biking infrastructure.

By Jennifer Khoshbin

is to build a rope and wood suspension foot bridge that leads to the Quarry Market to connect these areas of town that is currently dangerous to access by cycling and walking. 0

4:32pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Corner of Basse and McCullough ties 78209 with 78212 is both on the bus route and the bike route but there is no currently no safe way to cross 281 for pedestrians and bike traffic.

By Carol Fisher

We dearly need sidewalks in the Shearer Hills area, specifically on Shannon Lee which is often used as a shortcut between San Pedro and McCullough; preference would be a sidewalk on one street side 1

3:38pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? Shannon Lee Street

By Jane McDaniel

Develop community center/neighborhood garden with emphasis on teaching diy backyard gardening and yard care. Also a run/walk track along perimeter with outdoor 20 station exercise area/play ground 2

2:55pm Jun 17, 2012

Where? triangular area bewteen old valley hi and valley hi drive and ray ellison.

By Doris and Vanne Metzger

A community garden taken care of by local youth, with native plants and fruits and veggies grown, and a shade structure, and space for small scale events to happen. 0

10:30am Jun 17, 2012

Where? Corner of Iowa and Pine Street

By Rebecca Sibley

Provide a two lane bicycle path along the existing railroad right of way from Loop 1604 near the I 10 Park and Ride lot into the downtown area. This is approximately 15 miles. 0

11:09pm Jun 16, 2012

Where? The railroad right of way from 1604 near the IH 10 park and ride to downtown.

By Michael Carter