When the state re-routed rail lines out of the Centro and over to Umán, proponents of a Central Park at La Plancha had reason to cheer.
About 150 English-speaking passengers presented their tickets at the old railroad station on Saturday. They didn’t board a train, but rather took an imaginary trip to Gran Parque La Plancha.
Explore of the rich history, architecture and flora of Merida’s La Plancha district, once the center of Yucatan’s henequen economy.
The public is invited to see firsthand why community leaders are excited about the prospect of a 60-acre Central Park in the Centro.
Jack Robinson discusses the ongoing effort to turn La Plancha, an underutilized 60-acre rail yard, into Mérida’s own Central Park. The event is free and open to the public. Donations are appreciated.
The popular Sunday Biciruta should be expanded so that bike riders see the potential of the La Plancha project, a key civc organization says.
UNA is hosting a series of public meetings to gather opinions and share information on the La Plancha’s progress.
A wide range of academics and community activists have formed a coalition to shape the future of La Plancha, a park residents hope will emerge in the city center.
State officials say they will continue to move forward with La Plancha, despite news that the railroad line standing inits way won’t budge.
La Plancha’s neighbors say they haven’t been hearing too much about how their dreams of a “Central Park” are progressing. But they have reason for hope.