I would encourage anyone with concerns about the road diet to look at the results of the Ponce de Leon road diet. I live in a neighborhood right off that corridor. The Ponce road diet has been a tremendous benefit to both traffic flow and safety. It may seem counter-intuitive that removing lanes would improve traffic flow, but by adding the left-turn lane and bicycle lanes, a major source of bottlenecks was removed.
Please note: the name of the venue for the Peacebuilders benefit is the Fuse Arts Center.
It's true: If I walk up one story from my office to the third floor, the view is as good as the photo in this article.
This and PRT are nice and cute, but not really well-equipped for big cities. Stations would have to be pretty big to avoid large backups as people enter and exit the vehicles.
... and a hot spot for young entrepreneurs?
"It's actually to stick to the right so that people can board and exit simultaneously -- much more efficient."
You forget this is America. The people are too wide and the doorways are too narrow for two people to fit through the doorways simultaneously.
Ron Sifen saying, "We need more transit," is like a tobacco executive saying, "We need more anti-smoking ads."
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