Many have complained that very little was done to address public transportation issues beyond the existing light rail project and that affordable housing had just not been taken seriously by the city planners. Still any long term vision is better than no vision at all.
The master plan will now go to the district planning committee, where it is expected to undergo further changes. By law, it will then be deposited for formal objections by the public for a period of 60 days, before eventually being approved by the Interior Minister.
For more on the project motivations, here is a presentation from the city council made in 2011.