This photo was taken yesterday (10/24/18) along Cascade Avenue. The quote is from the 9/25/18 City Council meeting when Jill Gaebler responded to a citizen venting his frustration about recent road "dieting." You can watch the full exchange here.
During the June 2016 City Planning Commission meeting Kathleen Krager gave an extensive presentation on why she must narrow Cascade Avenue before students return in the fall. Keep in mind that at the time of this meeting, Cascade through Colorado College had seen: No fatalities Extraordinarily few pedestrian collisions A decrease in pedestrian collisions in recent … Continue reading Flashback: Krager implies she must hurry and narrow Cascade to save children’s lives.
Thanks very much to those of you who were able to go speak at the City Council meeting today. We had several people say their pieces against road narrowing, and some interesting responses from both the Mayor's Chief of Staff, Jeff Greene, and City Councilman Bill Murray (see the end of this post). Here is … Continue reading City Council Regular Meeting 10/9/18
[From Monday, October 8] I just sat behind these two cars at Cache la Poudre and Cascade at about 5:30 this evening for the duration of two green lights. The red car was partially blocking the southbound Cascade lane, and the car in front of me, behind the red car, also with left turn signal … Continue reading “I am fast learning to stay away from Cascade.”
I was unconvinced by Councilwoman Jill Gaebler's editorial in the Gazette yesterday. Apparently so were these folks:
City Council member Jill Gaebler penned an editorial in the Gazette today advocating for better bike infrastructure in Colorado Springs. Her reasons were as follows: Better infrastructure will increase the number of cyclists Increased cycling will reduce overall congestion Increased cycling will reduce road wear and tear (because more cyclists would mean fewer cars) Bike … Continue reading Jill Gaebler to those who disagree: “Change is hard.”