THE S-T-A BOARD IS PRESSING THE PAUSE BUTTON ON SOME
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY IS WORKING FOR YOU WITH WHY
THE BOARD VOTED TO BUY SOME TIME.
Nadine the sta board announced in may an over four
million dollar renovation on the plaza.
But it may be some time before riders actually see
Plans to renovate the sta plaza have been in place
But the down economy delayed the process.
Now the delay continues.
at least for another three months.
We felt strongly that it would be in the best interest
of the community if we just took a little more time
to evaluate the project in terms of does it really
meet some of the goals of what the reconstruction
was to do.
Steve stevens ceo of greater spokane incorporated
says one of those goals.
Get people off the street.
Currently some of the activity that goes on around
it is by folks who are not really here to use transit.
Stevens says there is a history of people loitering
outside the plaza and nearby establishments hindering
As well using the facilities for illegal activities.
It's pretty bad sometimes but it all depends on the
Ashley paulus frequents the sta plaza.
She says she wishes the plaza felt more inviting.
It would give her a bigger sense of security waiting
for the bus.
Most of the time when i'm here by myself i stand outside
i don't come in, i just stand out right by the wall
and keep to myself and don't talk to anyone.
Now the sta board and surrounding businesses will
use the three month extension to come up with a compromise.
Considering this started in 2008 holding it for three
more months to make sure all of our partners are on
board understand and we've addressed their concerns
makes a ton of sense.
All parties can agree that with the amount of money
We just want to make sure we do it right.