I'm upset that the three-year capital budget cycle being debated by city council contains more than $250 million for roads (re: Diabetes-causing air pollution strips), and zero, yes ZERO for active transportation infrastructure (sidewalks, bike paths and bike lanes).
We should at least mitigate our insistence on subsidizing unhealthy transportation choices by simultaneously investing in healthy choices.
So Myles Kitagawa and I (mostly Myles) wrote a submission to city council. I urge you to do the same.
The gist of our argument:
The complete letter can be found below.
Fund active transportation now!