Why to vote yes Different Perspective. all about NIMBYs
Original post made by Baron hackneyed on Oct 11, 2013
on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:27 pm
There is a reason why high density housing costs more to insure. According to Allstate insurance and others, there are more parking conflicts, traffic and traffic accidents, assaults, burglaries, etc in high density developments. The risks are greater, the claims are more frequent, thus the rates for homeowner's and renter's policies in such neighborhoods are higher than those in R1 and R2 neighborhoods.
Besides, once an area is zoned, that zoning should remain permanent. Build an R15 development in the appropriate zone!
Mainly, we do not want to bring more crime and traffic into Palo Alto. Look at the crime in other cities with multiple high density developments: Do we really want to be like them?
on Oct 11, 2013 at 2:21 pm
"I say we from all the the other neighborhoods vote for the project to shut the Baron Park residents down and show them that real estate interests and keeping only single house residency is not an option for the new generation"
Translated: "Build it in those NIMBYs' backyard so it doesn't get built in my backyard."
on Oct 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm
As a proud and content NIMBY, I want to see each and every neighborhood, faced with a major project, to have a secret ballot vote. That is the only way to accurately reflect citizens opinions. Also, these welfare housing projects should be proposed for our elite neighborhoods...it would be good to see what Greg Scharff's stance would be, if the project was proposed for his block.
I will vote "NO" on "D", even though I don't live in Barron Park. The neighborhoods deserve to be respected.