News Archives 2016

Cars Won't be Banned...

By: Brendan Gibbons | Posted on: August 22, 2016

San Antonio residents’ preference to drive their cars into Brackenridge Park and unload the supplies they need for a picnic, barbecue or other family gathering will not be threatened by…

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Committee cuts controversial parts of Brackenridge Park plan

By: Edmond Ortiz | Posted on: August 19, 2016

The San Antonio Neighborhoods and Livability Committee voted to jettison some controversial proposals from the Brackenridge Park draft master plan and sent city staff back to ask the people who…

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Brackenridge Park: We're Not Going to Do This Without You

By: Rocio Guenther | Posted on: August 17, 2016

Brackenridge Park Master Plan it seems your voices were heard loud and clear. To read more, click here.

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Council Views Bond Framework

By: Josh Baugh and Vianna Davila | Posted on: August 10, 2016

The bulk of San Antonio’s proposed 2017 municipal bond program, if approved by voters, would pay for improvements to streets, sidewalks and bridges, the City Council learned Wednesday. To read…

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Council Reviews 'Rough Draft' Priorities for $850 Million Bond

By: Iris Dimmick | Posted on: August 10, 2016

Wednesday marked one of many more steps in a lengthy and at times complicated process that reignites a deceptively simple, yet age-old question: How should we divvy up our money? To read…

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Brackenridge Park Plan Headed to Council Committee

By: Rocio Guenther | Posted on: July 14, 2016

A heated discussion about the Brackenridge Park Master Plan took place at Ramirez Community Center Wednesday evening during one of the last scheduled public input sessions before the draft goes before City Council for…

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City Seeks Feedback on Brackenridge Park Master Plan

By: Katie Walse | Posted on: June 10, 2016

City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department will host five meetings over four weeks to gather public input on the drastic changes and improvements proposed in the Brackenridge Park Master Plan. City…

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Texas Public Radio: A New Vision Of Brackenridge Park Brings Questions

By: David Martin Davies | Posted on: May 16, 2016

The San Antonio Parks Department is promising more public discussion will happen before the city approves a plan to redesign Brackenridge Park. One proposal would greatly reduce traffic in the…

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Big changes planned for Brackenridge Park

By: Brendan Gibbons | Posted on: May 11, 2016

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Commentary: How Parks Can Connect San Antonio’s Past & Future

By: Charles Birnbaum | Posted on: May 10, 2016

Parks and open spaces are taking center stage in North America’s urban renaissance as multi-purpose catalysts and vital connective tissue. The reuse and rehabilitation of extant infrastructure is creating innovative…

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