In addition to new seating, bike racks, and some upgraded landscaping, a huge portion of this project is to widen certain paths so service vehicles don't tear apart the turf when they drive through. As you can see in the photos below, the park looks worse than ever – construction crews have caused a lot of damage to the grass and it's unclear whether they widened the paths as they were supposed to.
We just passed two parks bonds (one in 2008 and the other last fall), how do we not have money to complete these very minor upgrades? A several million dollar revamp to Glen Park Canyon Park just started this month and is moving along quickly, so I don't see why this little project should be a problem.
I guess we'll see what happens.. I'm looking forward to the fences coming down and the completion of the upgrades this park and neighborhood deserve.
|The turf surrounding the pathways near Ashbury are in worse shape than ever.|
|A few workers appeared to be working on a curb ramp this afternoon. Hmm...|