Rio Nuevo: moving forwardby Tucson Citizen on Jun. 16, 2008, under Local, Opinion
Two City Council members express confidence in the downtown revitalization project
City Manager Mike Hein’s recent decision to delay work on a signature Rio Nuevo project, a reconstructed Mission San Agustín, sparked consternation among City Council members. Here are two views – from Councilwoman Regina Romero, who represents the Ward 1 site for that project and others, and from Councilwoman Nina Trasoff, who has been overseeing planning for downtown improvements as chairwoman of the council’s Rio Nuevo subcommittee.