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MOUNTAIN MAIL ARTICLE: Walking meetings cover portions of U.S. 50

MOUNTAIN MAIL ARTICLE: Walking meetings cover portions of U.S. 50

Sam Klomhaus of the Mountain Mail published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on November 9th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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The nonprofit Community Builders held a series of walking meetings along the U.S. 50 corridor Wednesday as part of its Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard project. Each meeting covered a different portion of the corridor.

Community Builders is soliciting feedback as part of an effort to determine what residents want from U.S. 50 and how they want the area to change. [more]

ARK VALLEY VOICE ARTICLE: Walking Along Highway 50, Talking About Possibilities

ARK VALLEY VOICE ARTICLE: Walking Along Highway 50, Talking About Possibilities

Joe Stone of The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on November 9th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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Posted by Joe Stone | Nov 9, 2018

The Future 50 project took a few more steps – literally – toward the goal of developing a community-based vision for the future of the U.S. Highway 50 corridor in Salida.

Alison Bourquin and Bud Tymczyszyn with Community Builders, which provides funding and professional expertise to help the city create a vision for Highway 50 development, led Wednesday’s Walk and Talk event, which covered Salida’s Highway 50 corridor in four segments. [more]

ARK VALLEY VOICE ARTICLE: City of Salida Looking to Redefine Rainbow Blvd.

The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on November 5th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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It has been a busy, tiring and contentious election season. Maybe now we can use the rest of November re-training ourselves about how to compromise for the greater good. What better opportunity to do this then by participating in Future-50: Re-visioning Rainbow Boulevard…. [more]

ARK VALLEY VOICE ARTICLE: Salida's Future 50 Shifts into High Gear

The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on November 4th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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Future 50 held its first Community Visioning Workshop in October and has organized multiple community engagement events for November as part of the process of creating a community-directed vision for future development along Salida’s U.S. Highway 50 corridor.

Four Walk and Talk events are slated for Wednesday, Nov. 7, followed by a Community Design Workshop Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 14-16, with an open house each evening. [more]

Mountain Mail: Residents give U.S. 50 input at meeting

Sam Klomhaus of The Mountain Mail published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on November 5th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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Salida residents gave input on the future of the U.S. 50 corridor at a workshop Wednesday at Salida SteamPlant as part of the Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard project, “We’re having some really important and constructive conversations about the highway,” Mayor P.T. Wood said.

Wood mentioned increasing business and sales tax revenue along U.S. 50.

“We want people to slow down, to stop, to get out of their cars and spend money in Salida,” Wood said. [more]

Ark Valley Voice: Community Visioning Workshop for Highway 50 Happens Tuesday

Joe Stone of The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on October 8th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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The city of Salida will hold an open house Community Visioning Workshop to discuss the future of the U.S. Highway 50 corridor from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, at the Salida SteamPlant annex. All are invited to drop by any time between 5 and 8 p.m. to share ideas and discuss possibilities for future development along Highway 50 in Salida. [more]

Mountain Mail: City hosts U.S. 50 visioning workshop Tuesday

The Mountain Mail published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on October 8th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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The city of Salida will host a community visioning workshop from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the SteamPlant annex to solicit input from residents on the future of the U.S. 50 corridor.

The workshop is part of the Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard project, a four- month community visioning and planning effort to allow residents to help plan the future of the U.S. 50 corridor.

Drinks and snacks will be provided. Residents can also give input online at future-50.com.

Mountain Mail: Salida seeks U.S. 50 input

The Mountain Mail published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on October 5th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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The City of Salida will have a pop-up table during the Salida Farmer’s Market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Alpine Park to solicit public input on the future of the U.S. 50 corridor.

The pop-up table is part of the Future 50: Re-vision Rainbow Bouldevard project, a four-month community visioning and planning effort to allow residents to determine what they want the U.S. 50 corridor to look like in the future. [more]

Ark Valley Voice: Future 50 Seeks Citizen Input Sept. 14 at Soulcraft

Joe Stone of The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on September 7th, 2018. To see the original article, click here.

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Officials with the Future 50 project will be at the Salida Bike Fest Kickoff Party from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, at Soulcraft Brewing, 248 W. U.S. Highway 50. Everyone is invited to stop by Soulcraft to ask questions and provide input about the future of the Highway 50 corridor in Salida. [more]

Ark Valley Voice: Future 50 Engages Citizens To Guide Highway 50 Development

Ark Valley Voice: Future 50 Engages Citizens To Guide Highway 50 Development

The Ark Valley Voice published the following article about Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on September 4th, 2018.

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The Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard project seeks to engage community members in creating and implementing a vision for the development of Salida’s U.S. Highway 50 corridor from Oak Street to Walmart.

As indicated by the Future 50 website, (https://www.future-50.com/) desirable outcomes could include making the Highway 50 corridor safe, walkable and economically vibrant. But the focus of the project is to shape development of the corridor to support the values and vision of the community… [more]

Mountain Mail: Salida Celebrates Labor Day

Mountain Mail: Salida Celebrates Labor Day

The Mountain Mail published the following article mentioning Future 50: Re-Vision Rainbow Boulevard on September 4th, 2018.

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by Cody Olivas | Sep 4, 2018
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The city and county had a booth set up at the event to get input from the community about the future of U.S. 50.

“We’ll see what the community really wants,” Wood said. “I think there’s great potential out there,” adding that he’d like to see the highway as more of a connecting space than a dividing space.

“People want more green and a consistent speed limit,” Christie Barton, a planner for Chaffee County, said. “All kinds of things are coming out, and we want to hear it all.”

The plan is to get more feedback at future events.

“Things are going good for the city right now,” Wood said. “A lot of positives are happening.” [more]