Bill Glahn

A law known as “Complete Streets”  was passed in 2010 that aims to re-design public streets to foster a “greener” approach to getting around (emphasizing pedestrian and bicycle traffic over cars, for example). Although there are some good ideas in there, the coalition that supported this effort reads like a who’s who at a Lake Calhoun fundraiser for Mayor Rybak so we are naturally suspicious–and worry that these efforts are a poor choice when city budgets are strained.  We noticed that North Saint Paul was getting on the bandwagon–and that residents were worried about the results— and asked Bill Glahn to check it out for us. Here is what Bill had to say….