Well, there are a couple of relatively minor things that could be done to improve the condition if we must (and we mustn't) grow Chenal. Check out the idea of ThrU turns that that bastion of liberalism, Salt Lake City is doing. SLC, by the way, is undertaking some great smart growth efforts because they see the value of conserving our natural areas by limiting or avoiding sprawl and the fiscal sense of smart growth efforts.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
And I Thought the Chenal Rule Codified Lack of Soul
I read about some in city government's interest to revisit the 'Chenal Rule' in yesterday's paper (paywall). This despite promising 17 years ago it wouldn't widen Chenal Parkway. But hey, what's a promise, right? We've covered induced demand and why this will only further sprawl and do nothing for actual traffic. Let's think only about the car when we're spending our tax dollars on roads, right?