Ask The Mayor: Crawfordsville's Todd Barton On City Roadways, Starbucks Grand Opening

Jul 25, 2019

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Montgomery County is searching for ways to improve travel and roadways, and Crawfordsville is at the center of that discussion. Intercity train travel took a hit late last month with the loss of the Hoosier State Line. So how is Crawfordsville working to improve transportation and travel for residents?

Plus, how does the city’s first Starbucks play into local economic development? Could it hurt local businesses, or provide necessary competition? What opportunities do national chains provide?

Also on this week’s show, how does workforce development play into the local debate around low-income housing? And what is the city doing to improve living conditions for residents in the voucher program?