A rendering of what the corner of Broadway and Front Street, near The Sofia Hotel, would look like with displays for a new Bus Rapid Transit Station. (SANDAG)
“It’s going to benefit people working and living in downtown,” principal planner Dave Schumacher said. “This is an economic driver. This is going to make transit a lot more convenient for workers, for people attending a ballgame and for people coming to listen to music on a Friday night.”
Yet the Little Italy Association of San Diego, a nonprofit community group, wrote a letter to Mayor Jerry Sanders and other civic leaders on March 20 decrying “the near certain destruction of the fabric of our downtown.”
Broadway rapid buses running into opposition. sd u-t, 27.03.12.