When city leaders prioritize their own opinions over public safety it makes our community less safe.
Converting roadways from 4 lanes to 3 lanes (with or without bike lanes) is almost always the right call. Unfortunately Rochester suffers from some “fact resistant” leaders that would put their opinions ahead of science and real world data. They are endangering our safety. It makes me angry and I hope it makes you angry as well.
Here is the latest article explaining why 4-to-3 conversions are so smart for cities. An example in Rochester that has worked fantastic in 2nd street SW between West Circle Drive and 23rd Avenue SW.