The Spokane Transit Authority (STA) was all ready to move forward with a remodel of the downtown STA Plaza when the Downtown Spokane Partnership (DSP) and Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) last week asked to delay the renovation so they can have more time to come up with opinions and suggestions. Surprisingly (to me anyway), the STA Board agreed to wait.
An article in today’s Spokesman-Review claims the delay is the business community’s most recent ploy to drive the Plaza out of downtown Spokane because they don’t like the clientele it brings into the central business district. Here’s the article by Shawn Vestal. Do you agree? Disagree?