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Screen shot 2014-06-12 at 1.56.14 PMQuotes from Bob Cook…”From the beginning, the Broadway Coalition and city-appointed Citizens Task Force have questioned the wisdom of rigidly following the 2006 ballot language specifying a 150-foot-wide, eight-lane roadway…The 2006 RTA Plan was based on inflated projections of traffic volumes that have changed very little in the past two decades…The research supporting the 100-foot width is robust. Rapid suburban population growth is no longer the key to future prosperity because of higher resource costs and climate impacts as well as the preference for urban living by the “millennial” generation…”  please view Bob’s full article in Robert Cook: 8-Lane Roadway no Longer Makes Sense. (more…)

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