If we open up more bike lanes, you can improve the city's overall health.
We need more recreational capacity. We need to create new ways to get the kids out of the house to enjoy the outdoors. Right now the city streets are not safe for cyclists.
This comes from my desire to understand why certain council members are abstaining on important issues. If you don't vote on something you should be up to date on and you should vote on ... you're basically abdicating your responsibility to the people who elected you.
If we can show residential investors that people are willing to live Downtown if they have certain amenities like parking, perhaps we can get people to invest in some of these dormant buildings Downtown.
I don't think you can ever restrict or control influence. What you can do is shed light on it. Sunshine is the most important thing.
I think there are widespread concerns that some aggressive action needs to be taken. I don't know why he's doing this, but at some point these properties are in real danger and might need to be condemned.