City officials are exploring ways to spur development in ways that decrease traffic, maximize use of public transportation, and locate projects that could dramatically impact where many people live, work, drive and park.
In weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has slashed vehicle and bus trips, emptied parking garages, and forced changes from the timing of traffic lights to blocking streets and widening paths so pedestrians and bicyclists can practice social distancing.
A new short-term spot should be on either the north side of the 1400 block of Monroe Street or the 200 or 300 blocks of Lake Street, the city's Transportation Department says.
But the developer's identity won't be released until the state gets closer to finalizing a contract for the project.
Columbia County Highway Commissioner Kurt Dey has resigned and three top employees of the county's Highway and Transportation Department have been fired in the wake of an investigation into the department's business and financial practices.