What can downtown Bangor do to keep people interested?

Posted Jan. 25, 2010, at 2:45 p.m.

Recent BDN stories have highlighted the successes and struggles of downtown Bangor. What can be done to build momentum?

Can the city take a more active role in encouraging the sorts of businesses that draw people to the area? What sorts of businesses are needed? Is there enough parking? Is better public transportation needed? What sorts of people should be targeted – 20-somethings, families with young children, retirees?