The city might finally follow through on its pledge to smooth out inconsistencies in its policies governing who must maintain sidewalks and who has to pay up when someone trips and falls.
The group Mayor Kevin Faulconer asked to assess his infrastructure ideas tiptoed around spending in their review. But, for the most part, they think the mayor needs to find more cash.
College student engineers are sweeping the city, looking for the crumbled sidewalks we’ve all bemoaned. What took so long?
It turns out the city’s estimate of 5,000 miles of sidewalks is made up. That’s supposed to change starting Friday.
The next mayor will weigh in on many big issues this year, including city water use and infrastructure spending.
The city receives 200 requests to fix a busted sidewalk every month. It takes two years to get one done – and that’s if the city agrees it’s responsible.
In June, the city committed to studying its sidewalks and dealing with its illogical policies. Neither effort has started yet.
The Republican city councilman is relying on loans for a big part of his initial investment in city infrastructure. But he’s against a big loan that would require a tax increase.
The former assemblyman says he’ll know how to deal with the broken infrastructure backlog by the end of 2014. He’s open to a big bond to help pay for repairs.
A solid lesson in what’s relevant in an election. Plus, getting to know the race’s underdog (that’s Mike Aguirre, not his Twitter-capable companion Winston).