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Competing plans surface for proposal to hike gas tax

Cover picture for the articleA stretch of Evergreen Avenue in the Eastside that continues to lack sidewalks more than 153 years after the neighborhood was originally platted. A historically marginalized and redlined community in the preconsolidated city limits of Jacksonville, the neighborhood would continue to be marginalized under a proposal by Councilman Aaron Bowman to dedicate all gas tax revenue to the Northwest Quadrant of the city.