It’s the good alternative to introduce concepts which were floated earlier than in our city. With the necessity for spatial distance and for companies to get assist dealing with these necessities, I believe it’s an ideal time to strive closing Pacific Avenue to vehicles. This might permit eating places and cafes to open into the sidewalks and serve individuals within the open air and with extra space.
And whereas we’re at it, I believe West Cliff Drive has been maxed out for years now on its bike/pedestrian lane. Isn’t it time we took a lesson from the Pleasure Level neighborhood and expanded the strolling/biking skating lanes to accommodate the demand that’s apparent?
This might be a house run – medically safer within the age of COVID-19, higher for the setting, safer for bicyclists and pedestrians, and higher for downtown enterprise.
We are able to do it! Let’s seize the second!
— Nita Hertel, Watsonville
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