"The ultimate goal of the study, whose completion is not expected for more than a decade, is to find a way to protect area communities from flooding while preserving and enhancing habitat for plants and animals."
Let's see, it's been eight years since the most recent flood. Looks like it will be twenty years and counting and still nothing will be done. The Palo Ato government is more incompetent in dealing with this issue than the Bush administration has been in dealing with New Orleans/Katrina. One would hardly think it possible.
Remove the %$#@@ Chaucer Street bridge.