Today’s letters: Improving Elgin and autonomous cars
Ottawa Citizen

By the Editorial Board, Ottawa Citizen, October 11, 2016

Solutions do exist for improving Elgin; we must be creativeRe: The new battle for Elgin Street, Oct.7David Reevely is correct that the reconstruction of Elgin Street must confront the impossibility of meeting the desires of all users because the available width provides insufficient space to do so.

However, he overlooks an important suggestion in the recent consultation that could significantly ease that challenge: remove the monstrous telephone poles from the sidewalks and bury the now-overhead wires, as was done with the Centretown portion of Bank Street.

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