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Pasadena In Focus
May - June 2011

The Stage is Set for the General Plan!

Which alternative is the best for Pasadena? Which plan will you choose? You will be asked these questions this June as the city continues to update its General Plan.

Hundreds of participants devised four alternatives for city land use and mobility plans at workshops last fall. Alternative A calls for growth to be diverted from the Central District to East Pasadena and other business districts, Alternative B calls for maximizing economic vitality and jobs, Alternative C calls for “smart growth” along transportation lines and major intersections and Alternative D calls for slowing growth citywide.

In June you’ll find a survey in your mailbox and online asking which alternative, or combination of alternatives, you prefer. The community will be asked to make decisions based on how much the alternatives would affect jobs, housing, traffic, greenhouse gas emissions and much more. Your feedback will help guide the city’s growth over the next ten years and beyond.

Learn more during four community workshops:

  • Thursday, June 16, 6:30 p.m. at John Muir High School Cafeteria, 1905 Lincoln Ave.
  • Thursday, June 23, 2:30 p.m. at Pasadena City College’s Creveling Lounge, Building CC, 1570 E. Colorado Blvd.
  • Saturday, June 25, 9:30 a.m. at a location to be determined
  • Tuesday, June 28, 6:30 p.m. at the Community Educational Center, 3035 E. Foothill Blvd.

For the latest General Plan news or to join the mailing list, visit www.cityofpasadena.net/generalplan or call 744-6807.