Green Mobility Q&A

The Green Mobility Network sent questionnaires to the candidates in the Gables election, asking their opinions on various street and transport issues. Only a few replied, but you can see their answers online.

Questions include:

  • How can Coral Gables enhance facilities for walking and bicycling throughout the city?
  • How can the city help residents and businesses get more use out of Metrorail?
  • What future do you see for the Coral Gables Trolley: more service, less service, about the same, or something different entirely?
  • What can the city do about walkability, bikability, and street safety around the University of Miami?
  • What does the term “complete streets” mean to you?
  • Do you embrace the policy articulated last spring by U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood: “Every transportation agency, including DOT, has the responsibility to improve conditions and opportunities for walking and bicycling and to integrate walking and bicycling into their transportation systems.” Please explain.

I think questionnaires like this are great, and it’s a shame that there were not more of them, with greater participation.

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