Wider sidewalks or wider median?
Right now, our:
Wider sidewalks: better neighborhood
Instead, we could widen the sidewalks by:
Wider sidewalks enhance the neighborliness of the streets, encourage walking, and provide room for landscaping the sidewalks, but are expensive and will take longer to get.
Try it out at Duncan
You can see how a 9-foot sidewalk feels compared to 12 feet by standing on the corner of Guerrero and Duncan--Duncan has 12 foot sidewalks.
Landscaping; no change to parking
In either case, we will landscape the entire median.
None of these changes removes any parking.
The first diagram (based on a similar diagram by John Thomas) shows the current configuration--with a landscaped median replacing the paint.
The second diagram shows a 10-foot median and 12-foot sidewalk:
The third diagram shows a 6-foot median and 14-foot sidewalk:
Wider sidewalks or wider Median