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Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Community Struggles to Fund Rainbow Crosswalk on Main Ave. Strip

Originally published in the San Antonio Current In June, the San Antonio City Council approved a permanent Pride-themed rainbow crosswalk for the Main Avenue and Evergreen intersection — however, they’ll only be paying half of the construction costs, which leaves District 1 residents with a $30,000 tab. In response to this hefty financial responsibility, James

Fundraising Begins for Main Avenue Rainbow Crosswalks

An effort to raise $30,000 to help pay for the installation of rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Main and East Evergreen has begun in earnest with an online campaign on Kickstarter. In June, District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, submitted a Council Consideration Request seeking the council’s approval for the crosswalks. The

City Council Governance Committee Approves Rainbow Crosswalks

Members of the San Antonio City Council’s Governance committee on August 2 voted to approve the installation of rainbow crosswalks at the corner of North Main and East Evergreen avenues. “The measure is approved and will launch as a pilot program and report back to transportation committee six months after installation. We hope to have

Treviño Campaign Accepted Contributions from Elisa Chan

According to finance reports filed by District 1 City Councilman Roberto C. Treviño, his re-election campaign has received $1000 in contributions from former District 9 City Councilwoman Elisa Chan, who in 2013 voted against the nondiscrimination ordinance and in a recording made by one of her employees, expressed disgust for LGBT people. Chan made two

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