It’s one of the most maligned stretches of road in Fresno, Blackstone Avenue. With a reputation for being dangerous, unwelcoming, and rundown. But city leaders say they have a plan to fix it, and it starts with a bus. However, not everyone is convinced the avenue can be improved.
It’s not hard to get a sense of what many people think of Blackstone Avenue.
Just ask one simple question of people in Fresno: Would you take a walk down Blackstone?
“No, because I don’t want to be considered as one of those little street walkers,”