There are two components needed to make San Luis Obispo a vastly better city:
1. A General Plan that prioritizes bicycling, walking and neighborhood wellness.
2. Funding to create new and better bike paths, better pedestrian infrastructure, traffic calming, etc.
Over the past few years, the residents and city of SLO have been working together on the first part by updating the land use and circulation Elements of the General Plan. Through the process, the residents of SLO have voiced strong support for capital improvement projects such as neighborhood traffic reduction infrastructure, more bike paths and better pedestrian infrastructure.
The City Council has listened and is on the threshold of adopting these revisions, which will strongly support citizen desires.
Measure G is the second half of the equation. It will help provide the funding to build all the new infrastructure desired by the citizens.
The beauty of Measure G is that most of the funding does not come from city residents. Instead, everyone who visits SLO basically helps pay to make it a great place to live. This is a huge win for residents.
I am voting “yes” on G because I believe it will help create the extraordinary city we are all working to build.