riverfront http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Arch Riverfront Redevelopment Begins http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/arch-riverfront-redevelopment-begins <p>An effort to improve safety and access between the Gateway Arch and the riverfront has begun. City leaders and developers kicked off construction Thursday afternoon on the second phase of redeveloping the Arch grounds.</p><p>The $33-million project, centered along Leonor K. Sullivan Bvld., will elevate the corridor by nearly three feet to reduce flooding as well as add bike paths, walkways, better lighting and landscaping.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 00:47:09 +0000 Joseph Leahy 31461 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Arch Riverfront Redevelopment Begins Morning headlines- Wednesday, June 13, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-wednesday-june-13-2012 <p><strong>St. Louis County Council gives initial approves $46 million budget for Metro</strong></p><p>Last night the St. Louis County Council moved one step closer to approving two funding bills for the public transit agency, Metro -&nbsp; despite one councilman raising concerns about how the agency has spent tax dollars in the past.</p><p>Councilman Steve Stenger had threatened to withhold around $6 million- the amount Metro transit paid to a developer in 2010 for spaces in a Brentwood parking garage.</p> Wed, 13 Jun 2012 12:07:31 +0000 Tim Lloyd & The Associated Press 3894 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines- Wednesday, June 13, 2012 Morning headlines: Thursday, March 15, 2012 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-thursday-march-15-2012 <p><strong>Blagojevich headed to prison today</strong></p><p>Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich left his Chicago home this morning and is heading to Colorado to begin a 14-year federal prison term for corruption.</p><p>He is expected to report to the prison by 2 o&rsquo;clock this afternoon.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Blagojevich is the state&#39;s second governor in a row to be sent to prison for corruption.</p> Thu, 15 Mar 2012 14:28:46 +0000 Julie Bierach, The Associated Press & Illinois Public Radio 3271 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Thursday, March 15, 2012 Public meeting to discuss north St. Louis riverfront development http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/public-meeting-discuss-north-st-louis-riverfront-development <p>The <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/sldc/about-SLDC.cfm#">St. Louis Development Corporation</a> is holding a public meeting on Tuesday afternoon to discuss <a href="http://www.scribd.com/doc/47511762/St-Louis-North-Riverfront-Land-use-Study-RFQ">plans to develop the north St. Louis riverfront</a>.</p><p>The engineering firm <a href="http://www.hntb.com/">HNTB</a> has been studying the 3,000-acre area for the city, to figure out what&rsquo;s needed to turn it into a freight transportation hub. The city also wants to attract new businesses and jobs.</p><p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 10:00:00 +0000 VĂ©ronique LaCapra 1913 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Public meeting to discuss north St. Louis riverfront development