Santa Monica: MANgo Meeting

The City and Consultant Team will host this last Community Meeting to go over the concepts and plans for the Michigan Ave Neighborhood Greenway: MANGo!
Whether you have participated in the past or this is your first view of the project – we urge you join us to provide needed support for the project with your attendance and input.

This is the last public community meeting scheduled on the project before it is presented to Council on February 11. We would like to invite you to join us in support of this major community investment and hear first hand the benefits and concepts it proposes for the Pico Neighborhood, place making for people, connectivity for bikes and the Community at large.

For more information, please visit http://www.smgov.net/michigan or contact Jason Kligier, AICP at 310-458-8341 or jason.kligier@smgov.net

A campaign was launched recently against any traffic diversion. A group created and conducted a survey that (though possibly unintentionally) surely led those they polled to reject any sort of traffic diversion. This same survey was administered by another PNA resident who supports the option of traffic diversion and got completely opposite results. Unlike the PNA collected survey, the second group of Pico residents polled overwhelmingly supported diversion as a method to reduce traffic.

We contend a survey conducted by any partisan group should not supersede the professional non-partisan results collected at PopUP MANGo and the “direct” input given to the city from the community.

More info can be found at SMSpoke.org and http://smspoke.org/2013/12/23/mango-summary-infographic/

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