Let's get it Right
Lane Reductions on Atlantic
The beautiful rendering the city mailed to residents has 3 lanes on Westbound Atlantic between Cypress and Dixie.
The commission voted to reduce the road to 2 lanes. The rendering does not reflect the plan.
The house was moved in 2020. The plan is to turn McNab park into a botanical garden, restaurant and event space.
Since 2020, the park has been under-maintained and is in disrepair. Communication about the plan has been limited and important issues like cost and parking are still the subject of much debate.
Parking on Atlantic
The proposed streetscape on Atlantic Blvd between Cypress and SE 18th reduces lane widths, sidewalks and parking
There is not enough space to do everything the City is proposing. The bike lane is 5 ft from entryway doors and parking spaces are reduced to 7 ft wide. A standard SUV or truck is more than 7 ft wide.
Restaurant in Old Town
The city advertised Old Town as an opportunity to for local businesses and entrepreneurs
Instead the City picked an established restaurateur and gave him years of free rent using our taxes. This "rent" is paid to a commissioner's family.