Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Planners Back Activity-Center Guidelines.

Byline: Dan McKay Journal Staff Writer

Proposal Promotes Space For Families, Job Creation

City planners would encourage development of about 30 pedestrian-friendly activity centers on the West Side under a series of proposed guidelines headed to the City Council.

The guidelines included in a package of proposed amendments to the West Side Strategic Plan won an endorsement late Thursday from the city's Environmental Planning Commission. The commission voted 5-1 in favor of recommending the council adopt the amendments, which refine policies already included in the strategic plan.

The package of amendments is aimed at helping curb strip development on the West Side. …

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