In 2012, Newport will host the America’s Cup Series, the Tall Ships Festival and many other world class events that will attract hundreds of thousands of tourists to the City by the Sea. As any good host, Newport must do some housekeeping to prepare for its guests.
According to city officials, one of those priorities for the upcoming year will be to improve the Broadway area. Plans outlined in the past have include widened sidewalks for sidewalk cafes, paving improvements, increased lighting, plantings and street trees, a bus shelter and improved signage.
We want to know: What Broadway improvements do you think should be a priority in 2012? And how do you think the city could use Broadway to attract more business and tourism? Tell us in the comments!