While I don’t claim to be an expert in city planning and have not been really following the Yes on Measure H campaign too closely, I keep hearing one argument that seems especially specious to me. The argument goes that the Prado Road extension would create an unhealthy environment by bringing a road so close to the Damon-Garcia playing fields.
Um ... really? Have any of the Yes on H people noticed the giant purple elephant in the room? It’s called Broad Street/Highway 227.
Would the Yes on H crew have us close Broad Street also to protect field users from the unhealthful exhaust fumes already in close proximity to the field? Just wondering how anyone will get to the fields if Measure H is successful, because closing Broad Street seems like the only next logical step if you extend their argument.