Octavia Boulevard Rorschach Test: What Do You See Here? Do You See an Unmitigated Disaster or a “Model” for Others?

Wow.

It’s over 100 feet wide (and some people wanted it wider. In fact the Chief Architect herself says it’s too wide, but oh well.)

Let’s see here, a stalled lane of traffic next to another stalled lane of traffic next to one of three useless medians next to an unused lane next to a lane so rich white people can park their cars. And then repeat on the other side and then pat yourself on the back for a job well done:

(Most “new ideas” are bad ideas, of course.)

Oh well.

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2 Responses to “Octavia Boulevard Rorschach Test: What Do You See Here? Do You See an Unmitigated Disaster or a “Model” for Others?”

  1. Rkeezy says:

    I’ve never been able to understand the disconnect from the few in the planning department who claim Octavia Blvd to be a model for all city improvements and the tens or even hundreds of thousands that curse that change daily.

  2. Mark Polo says:

    They think that their new idea is good without consulting to the citizens. They should make wider to road portion which transportation usually passes by.

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