Long-term vision for Commerce Drive being looked at, residents want more nightlife, transit and parking

By |2018-07-23T15:18:15-05:00July 23rd, 2018|

The long-term vision and redevelopment of Commerce Drive in upper North Mankato is beginning to take shape as Officials have been working to gain an idea of what could happen in the future along the busy roadway. The City recently discussed landscaping, tree islands to improve pedestrian crossings, improving building facades and eliminating the number of business access points as some short-term options. As for the long-term, Bolton and Menk Transportation Planner Matt Lassonde says they are reaching out to stakeholders to identify specific visions for properties. "The options are not something that would be implemented in the short-term, but to [...]