Re: [carfree_cities] progress in Portland
> Karen Sandness wrote "Ted Piccolo ran for city council on anLimiting car access to neighborhoods sounds daring. What did Hales mean
> anti-rail platform and lost."
> Thank god he lost. Can you image what kind of damage he would have done
> to Portland. It seems most of our city commissioners actually "get it"
> here in Portland. Charlie Hales has been aggressively pushing for
> expanding the streetcar lines and limiting car access to neighborhoods.
> I had the opportunity to do a question and answer with him for a
> transportation class I was taking.
-- no through traffic, harshly enforced speed limits? It would be
wonderful if a neighborhood started using streetcars. I hope there
would be routes by schools, so that kids wouldn't have to drive. A lot
of parents would be relieved.