Posts Tagged ‘Central Mississippi Planning and Development District’

MBJ Editorial: ‘GO-80’ could be roadmap to region’s revival

Jackson Mayor Harvey Johnson is thinking big with his “Go-80” strategy, an expansive blueprint for generating tens of millions of dollars in new tax revenue through redeveloping Jackson’s nine-mile U.S. 80 corridor from the Pearl River to the Clinton city limits. It’s an investment strategy in need of deep pockets that Jackson does not have […] [...]

Land-use changes first up in U.S. 80 transformation plan

Jackson mayor wants timely movement on ‘Go-80’ strategy With the ailing Metrocenter Mall tagged as ground zero, Jackson’s U.S. 80 corridor would see a sweeping rezoning under a city strategy for attracting businesses that are more economically viable and more beneficial to the community than the string of used car lots, fast-food restaurants, lounges, liquor […] [...]

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