- City to spend $50 Million in next 6 years on greenways, road-rerouting and other infrastructure
- They expect $200 Million in private investment
- Amenities cited such as better bike paths and sidewalks, public restrooms, parking garage
- Road changes discussed - two roundabouts - one at Lyman & Depot and of course, the other infamous roundabout near 12 Bones
- Breakdown of the budget was outlined
Citizen Times: March 22, 2015
Riverfront to Get $50 Million Makeover
ASHEVILLE – Public spending on greenways, road rerouting and other infrastructure upgrades in and around what has become known as the city's River Arts District will reach $50 million in the next six years, municipal staff involved with the projects say.
That infusion of public funding into a once derelict industrial district will be accompanied by about $200 million in private investment.
The overhaul is being led by the city, though about 50 percent of public money is coming from federal and state sourcesClick here to read full article