Act Boldly to Revitalize Southwest Part of Manatee County

While Manatee County’s overall economic health continues to improve, one portion remains stuck in a rut. The southwest quadrant, particularly along Tamiami Trail, sorely needs attention. … With the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, New College of Florida and the Ringling Museum of Art clustered around the southern gateway into Bradenton, the neighborhood holds greater potential than is being realized.

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