What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

"Silicone South" Industry for Huntsville, Alabama

“Silicone South” – Huntsville, Alabama Establish a “Hudson-Alpha” type complex featuring startup-tech-companies. The abandoned Wal-Mart building at the corner of Drake and Memorial Parkway seems an ideal location for a start. The idea is based on the “Silicon Prairie” report about a start-up complex in Lincoln Nebraska. The report aired on CBS TV News Feb. 25, 2016 See it here: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/silicon-prairie-great-plains-midwest-startup-tech-companies-entrepreneurs/ ...more »

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Space- Themed Transit System (Rocket-City Transit)

Huntsville's transportation is abysmal. Point blank period. From the development of Memorial Parkway (which severely destroyed North Huntsville) to the shuttle bus I've literally seen maybe 40 times in 6 years of living here, the only serviceable way to travel is by car. Coming from the Atlanta area (Cobb County, Marietta) it is easy access to ride Cobb County Transit (CCT) to a MARTA station that will transfer me to ...more »

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allow "granny pods" for housing our parents

A good life means having choices; and that includes being able to live in inter-dependent ways. Let's be sure zoning allows us to build a temporary "granny pod" in our backyards so that long-term care doesn't demand institutional care.

 

http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/01/in-the-backyard-grandmas-new-apartment/

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Agricultural Fair

Huntsville would benefit from a real County Fair highlighting the agricultural accomplishments of the community, which serves as both a formal (4-H) and informal (exhibits/competitions/livestock shows) educational exhibition, as well as promotes local agricultural related industry (ie, Belle Chevre/Happy Heart, Historical Farms, Garden Clubs, Bee Keepers, Hobby Farms, Equestrian Clubs, Artists, Co-ops, CT Garvins, Tractor ...more »

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Jazz Festival

Support the Tennessee Valley Jazz Society's Jazz-N-June Festival, help sponsor Pat Matheny.

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Huntsville's Riverfront - Ditto Landing

What is your best idea to recapture and revitalize Huntsville's 2.25 miles of riverfront?

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