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THREAD: If San Diego wants to be a smart city, it needs to be smarter about cost and timelines for transportation infrastructure. /1
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @ColinParent
People in government sometimes get confused into thinking everything needs to be a big, slow, expensive project. Actually, people want quick, useful improvements that they can see in their lifetime.
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @Kevin_Faulconer
Folks, has the power of a strong mayor. It is his responsibility to tell staff that we cannot wait, and they must find near-term and cost-effective solutions. /8
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @ColinParent
Short term and cheap improvements don't preclude making more expensive and permanent facilities. They're easy to replace.
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @CirculateSD
At we will support implementing the downtown mobility plan with temporary (but meaningful) measures. We need to get started. Our Climate Action Plan and goals can't wait. /9
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @ColinParent
There are lots of quick lean treatments that can make great improvements to the built environment. Plaza de Panama is San Diego's best example /3
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @ColinParent
Here's another good temporary cycle track using paint and planters. It's easy and it's cheap! /5
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Colin Parent 13 Mar 18
Replying to @ofo_bicycle @limebike
San Diego's response to these new bicycle riders on and , should be to make our streets more safe for them! And we should do it now. /7
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Colin Parent 14 Mar 18
Replying to @ColinParent
A few more thoughts: Great mayors are transportation mayor's. Nobody gets remembered for filling potholes (that's just the bare minimum). /10
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Colin Parent 19 Mar 18
Replying to @Kevin_Faulconer
Another story came out today reiterating our call for less expensive, smarter, and faster-to implement bike infrastructure. needs to do this. /14
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Colin Parent 16 Mar 18
We memorialized the themes and recomendations in this thread as a letter from to /13
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