Burlington’s City Hall Park will receive a make over thanks to a generous $500,000 donation from the Pomerleau Family. The donation will help the city complete a $2.5 to $3 million renovation of City Hall Park, which includes a new green space, children’s splash fountain, walkways and stage.
Over the past year Burlington has seen changes to its parking system, such as the installation of smart meters downtown, improvements to the garages, and changes to rates and hours of enforcement. These changes were only the beginning of a long-term parking and transportation management strategy for downtown Burlington. The Downtown Parking & Transportation Management Plan’s goal […]
ECHO Leahy Center for Lake Champlain has joined forces with National Geographic to bring to Burlington the Northfield Savings Bank Theater: A National Geographic Experience! The theater is the only one of it’s kind in Vermont and offers an immersive 2-D and 3-D experience. “We are thrilled to be one of just 14 museum theater partners […]
Champlain College is dedicated to keeping recent college graduates in Burlington by connecting them with local businesses. At our October Member Meeting, department heads highlighted unique resources and services available to the business community. Local businesses can utilize the college’s career services department to both recruit recent graduates and to learn about how the millennial […]
The City’s Housing Action Plan, which identifies 22 proposals, intended to reduce the cost of housing in Burlington for all residents and to make the City more inclusive, livable, walk able, sustainable, and vibrant has been passed unanimously by City Council.
Both Burlington city officials and Vermont state officials are challenging the U.S. Census Bureau estimates that suggest that Burlington’s population is shrinking. The Census estimates that Burlington’s population has decreased from 42,417 in 2010 to 42,211 in 2014, but state indicators suggest that the city is growing.
The BBA has been working with our South End Action Group to collect feedback on the PlanBTV South End draft plan. The SEAG has written a Plan BTV South End Feedback Letter which was sent on behalf of SEAG members to the City’s Department of Planning and Zoning office, and published to the Plan BTV […]
PlanBTV Walk/Bike is a citywide planning effort with the goal to enhance and increase active mobility in Burlington. The project will culminate with the creation of the City’s first Bicycle and Pedestrian Action Plan, as well as scoping of projects and implementation. The BBA is one of many organizations involved in this plan and serving […]