Editors, Daily Planet:
The debate over Berkeley’s downtown plan might become more grounded in fact if the city were to follow the lead of cities like Havana, which has a three-dimensional scale model of the city, showing any proposed changes to citizens before any changes are made. Such an important decision merits a website with images of the competing proposals which all can see.
In the meantime, more information and commentary is located at www.greendowntownberkeley.org where advocates of the petition opposing the Bates plan have collected a number of thoughtful commentaries.
President, Green Cities Fund