A Road Too Wide

As a neighborhood road in Jacksonville is widened from four to six lanes to attract business, many residents are expressing distaste. Michael Lewyn outlines the argument against road widening.
September 7, 2006, 11am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan
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Jacksonville recently widened a road in a neighborhood near downtown from four to six lanes, in the hope that a wider road would attract more development. This article suggests that the road widening might actually deter residential development, asking: "does anyone really want to walk across a six-lane street?"

Thanks to Michael Lewyn

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Published on Wednesday, September 6, 2006 in The Florida Times-Union
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