Guys, Its time. the city has got to get it together and tackle this issue before the new businesses start to come onto the arsenal. The interchanges between these roads (565, 255, Madison pike) with the merge by "zippering" into traffic with a 270 degree on/off ramp is the biggest hold back on traffic. create actual ramps(overpass) to get onto/off of these roads to keep traffic moving. the only way to start this though ...more »
What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville
I am a frequent user of the greenways in the Huntsville area. I would like to promote the idea of placing water fountains directly on the greenways. Water fountains could be placed at some regular interval, perhaps every mile. I realize that some of the parks adjacent to the greenways have water, but it would be nice to have direct access to water.
I'd like to promote the pedestrian bridge crossing Aldridge Creek, connecting Chatterson Road and Esslinger Road. Thus the Aldridge Creek Trail will serve both sides of the old Grissom HS and neighborhood, which will be a new library soon. This link will show you the exact location. Dropped pin Near Aldridge Creek, Alabama https://maps.app.goo.gl/WkDoH
We need those large recycle containers in every public space. One for plastic, one for paper/cardboard, one for aluminum cans. Big Spring Park, shopping centers, all public parks, anywhere and everywhere there are people coming and going with food. We have a beautiful area. Let's keep it and our waters clean. Let's recycle all we can!
Aldridge Creek Greenway is currently segmented. It terminates about 1/2 mile south of Weatherly Rd, but it picks back up north of Weatherly Rd and continues until it hits the golf course. Is there a plan to connect these two segments? I realize that the sidewalks on Bailey Cove and Weatherly can be used, but almost nobody does this. There are many businesses and alot of traffic in that area, making sidewalk travel undesirable ...more »
Huntsville area businesses and families waste a lot of food while many others either go hungry or near hungry due to financial insecurity. Huntsville needs an Ebay like marketplace that allows businesses and families to sell food that is about to be thrown out to those who need it at rock bottom prices. Services like GrubHub and GrubSouth, along with automated drones can help transport the food from those who need it ...more »
I concure whole heartily with the previous post. Huntsville and North Alabama is way overdue for a big themed development. I previously posted this a few weeks ago. I believe many people here in this area hunger for this, however only a few of us willing to speak up for it! If we can bring in automotive assembly lines here, surely we should be able to bing in a blaster coaster, drop tower, sky swing etc. We used to say ...more »
There is still a considerable amount of available land within Research Park that will never fully be developed for office space. Attracting/developing an outdoor adventure park within this business park would exude true diversity for Huntsville. Imagine this central location so close to Redstone, Bridgestreet as well as all the surrounding cities within Research Park to offer a first of its kind to include the modern ...more »
Another huge old tree was cut down last week, this one on the city easement on Randolph, in Old Town. Marc Byers, the city forester, estimated its age at roughly 150 years. No doubt it had become a liability issue, given its age and condition. But this is happening with a frequency that is alarming and it causes some of us a lot of concern because there doesn't seem to be anything near proportional in terms of planting ...more »
Many people would enjoy an overlook of Huntsville along the Cecil B Ashburn Drive or from the West End of the Landtrust Parking area. Overviews of mountains and Cities are inspiring to the soul, help for obtaining personal orientation of the city, and in providing a place for tourist and locals to see the beauty of Huntsville. I have often admired the climb up Cecil B Ashburn where the trees had been cleared and provided ...more »
"Colored Fountain Show dances to choreographed musical arrangements that observers would love to sing and dance along to. In addition, during hot days when closer, the fountains gentle mist will provide a cooling experience!" This would be an awesome mesmerizing and highly entertaining attraction for all. Small canopied cart/wagons selling cold drinks, snacks and Arts and Crafts would make the experience complete!
Huntsville continues to grow and expand in all directions and it seems at a faster pace in the last couple of years. Huntsville has done a very good job creating green spaces and needs to continue to do so. I believe we need to get creative with our green spaces adding art, culture, beauty, and versatility. I believe we need to connect all of our bike trails and connect these trails to neighborhoods for easy access. ...more »