|Nearly the whole Civic Center Superblock looking west|
from above Waterplace
The Eugene Side - A Flawed, Car-Dependent Site
But how is the Eugene side of the argument any better? In fact, it's much, much worse!
The Eugene model is a discount solution that likely harbors long-term operational costs in a trade for short-term capital and bond savings. Worse, it hinders rather than boosts "neighborhoods, livability, prosperity, and citizen involvement."
|Between an interstate and a highway access road (a stroad)|
the Eugene station is totally car-dependent