We've heard from many people who are rightly upset over the road changes from #BadIdeaBonin, but today we had someone on who is actually in favor of them.
Damien Newton is a member of the Mar Vista Community Council, and is calling for "civil discourse" when it comes to debating "Road Diets."
"Personally, I have been supportive of the project in the past, writing previews for Streetsblog LA and attending Great Streets meetings held by the neighborhood council before I joined as a board member last summer. I am generally supportive of projects that make streets safer for people who are bicycling or walking, as that is what I am usually doing.
Knowing this issue will remain contentious, I hope that we can come together as neighbors and agree to a set of basic facts so that we can have a productive conversation about the best way forward, instead of repeating the acrimony we saw in June..."
Click here to read the whole piece, and listen to his interview below: