Let's not forget the revolving door. Example: As City Attorney, Spence negotiated the contracts with RDC. Then Spence became the RDC's attorney.
It isn't a matter of their city planning people being better than ours. We have none. The City and City Council have abdicated their responsibilities for the riverfront. The Memphis riverfront is in the hands of a private corporation with ties/sympathies to the development community. Trouble is: It's public land.
It "belongs" to them. It's considered part of the five miles of riverfront parks they manage.
The RDC doesn't give a flying diddle about historical sites, don't you know?
I think you have to choose between trolleys and cars. But I think there is a solution without car traffic: Make the Trolleys free.
How was the music?
Also, none of the rapes happened on the island where Barbara actually lives. Just like the potholes. What she doesn't have to look at, she doesn't care about.
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