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.

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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Brilliant

The person who wrote this should teach planning instead of law. Wonderful op-ed piece, should be sent to every city in the country.

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