Category Archives: Railyards

Getting Civic Projects Going

It is a difficult process, as we haave seen with the revitalization of our downtown, and this article from Governing Magazine suggests an answer. An excerpt. In March, Mayor Bob Buckhorn dedicated the latest section of Tampa’s Riverwalk, which now stretches … Continue reading

Posted in Capital Mall, K Street, Railyards

Central Valley Rails to Trails Foundation

This wonderful nonprofit organization is doing some great trail related work, which you can read about on their website. An excerpt. “Local residents living in the vicinity of the Central California Traction Company (CCTC) Rail Corridor founded the Central Valley … Continue reading

Posted in Parks, Railyards, Transportation

Another Downtown Drama?

Well, it looks like the railyards project is entering into that rather bizarre territory that has plagued K street for so long; one idea after another with none really working—the jury is still out on the latest K Street mermaid … Continue reading

Posted in demographics, K Street, Politics, Railyards

Railyards Update 351

Now that the investment group has taken control of the project, as reported by the Sacramento Bee, we hope they bring in a strong local developer to do the work, who has the depth of commitment to Sacramento to ensure … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Railyards

Railyard Development, Update 350

In today’s Sacramento Bee, the lack of a developer able to shepherd the project, is noted, and one hopes that the new ownership considers approaching some of the local developers who have the financing and experience needed to handle this … Continue reading

Posted in Economy, Railyards, River Development

Railyards Update 349

The difficulty with getting large public/private projects done in downtown Sacramento continues, as the railyards saga re-enters bizarro land, as reported by the Sacramento Bee. An excerpt. “An Illinois investment company is poised to take control of Sacramento’s downtown railyard … Continue reading

Posted in History, Politics, Railyards, River Development

Railyards Setback?

It is too early to tell yet, but the story from the Sacramento Bee does find some light. An excerpt. “The future of the long-dormant downtown Sacramento railyard took a dramatic turn Tuesday. The question: Is it a turn for … Continue reading

Posted in Railyards, River Development