What Traffic Is Good, What Is Bad? (The Weekly Chatter)
This past Wednesday night’s community input regarding, as the consultant phrased it, “the opportunities” and “the concerns” for the proposed Boardman Lake
Avenue Development project left me without much clarity for the direction the City will ultimately take. The discussion continues and the interest in the MyWHaT Pros and Cons post is the top hit three days in a row. Please, contribute to the discussion.
- Person on Board –> _ –> _ –> _ –>
- The American Dream vs,. Reality (via our Canadian friends)
- Tom Vanderbilt writes about how bike commuters and motorists are often living in different worlds and how that leads to push back for the very designs that are proven to save lives and improve conditions for everyone. A Grist writer spins off Vanderbilt’s piece to ask: “Why do people in cars hate people on bikes so much?“
- The civic & political need for public spaces: “Local commons become the site of celebrations, festivals, art events, memorial services and other expressions of a community.“
- RT(@tomvanderbilt) Scofflaw drivers — and the cyclists they kill.
- RT (@lutzfernandez) Absurd but increasingly common: polls taken by media asking for opinions on questions to which the answer is a fact.
- RT (@paulbatt) Yo Bus Driver! Morning rush hour traffic is not the time to practice turning left from the right lane. K?
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Have a Weekend.