Thursday, March 20, 2014

New Albany Now: John Rosenbarger meets Leni Riefenstahl, and a situation comedy is born.

The problem, as it has been for 30 years, is that John simply isn't funny.

Bluegill writes:

When Jeff Speck was in New Albany, he spoke directly to the folly of spending millions on one street - citing New Albany's number exactly - when so much more could be done holistically for the grid for less money. His comments, along with many others damning to NA's current projects, elicited knowing chuckles from the crowd. Here, though, city hall manages to make it seem as if the Main Street Mistake, their own multimillion dollar, single street project that contradicts Speck and likely won't slow auto traffic owing to poor design, is an example of his thinking. It features the same J. Rosenbarger who's been preaching that Speck's approach won't work in New Albany. Sometimes the absurdity of it all ...

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