With the Riverfront Park planning process, some have argued against adding more things to the park and keeping open "green space."
As the City and the operator are able to analyze more of the numbers, hopefully it will be clear how and to what extent the project drew people to the park, and what spillover into downtown that might have had. This could bolster arguments for adding other amenities to the park and thinking about how people negotiate crossing Front Street to access downtown.
The Cult of Infrastructure
From Sunday, here's a different expression of faith in infrastructure and potentially overwrought engineering solutions.
But it is interesting that a fish advocate says about the proposal and others like it, "it's a lot of money spent on infrastructure that comes without sufficient evidence of success."
Parking Meters in Eugene
This is so spectacularly nuts, even though it doesn't have anything to do with Salem, it should be noted.
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