As part of the Downtown Commercial Core Specific Plan (DCCSP), the City wants to reduce car lanes on First Street (between CA-55 and Newport Ave.) down to one lane in each direction.
They’ll replace the lanes with diagonal parking, bike lanes, and wider sidewalks in the name of revitalization.
They’re not discussing how disastrous arterial road diets actually are for communities.
You live in Old Town
You live anywhere in Tustin
You work or own a business in Tustin
You dine and shop in Tustin but live in a neighboring community
Irvine Blvd will become even more congested between Newport Ave and the 55 Freeway
In Playa del Rey, daily commutes increased by as much as AN HOUR after the Vista del Rey Road Diet in summer 2017.
After the 2017 Venice Blvd Road Diet in Mar Vista, Waze users reported notices of 45 minutes to travel just 6 blocks during peak traffic times.