Well, Millicent really messed up again. Not a big surprise that a convicted felon is not the best choice to run PBOT. Here you can see some opinions not mentioned in Bike Portland coverage.
It is Neighbor Shawn vs ER doctor Christopher Hale:
“We were surprised, to say the least,” Shawn said. “These bold, vibrant, thick white lines blaring at us Sunday morning.”
She showed FOX 12 the only a form of communication from the city about the changes to the street, a letter from PBOT she found in her mailbox, alerting her of the new bike lanes. “We were surprised, to say the least,” Shawn said. “These bold, vibrant, thick white lines blaring at us Sunday morning.”
“This had no respect. It was a slap in the face. We don’t care what you have to say or what you think,” she said.
“As cars get larger and larger, as well as wider and wider, that means the edges of those cars are encroaching bike lanes less and less safe,” Hale said. “As an ER physician, I’ve seen what happens when a vehicle hits an unprotected body.”
He said both PBOT and neighbors had to have known these changes were coming since the city council approved the project two years ago.