We'll just go ahead and quote from an email we received in tips from Mark Hamilton who's been in touch with the Panhandle Park Stewards, because there's no way to sum things up better: "After literally years of waiting for construction to begin on the Panhandle Park Improvement Project---work has stopped with the project uncompleted."
Details under the cut.
More from the email:
One of the major benefits of the project, “repairing and widening the central zone for service vehicles,” has been left in worse shape than before the project started. While the City may view these paths as for “service vehicles”, they are actually two parallel pedestrian walkways that cross the Panhandle at Ashbury Street from Oak to Fell Streets. They are heavily used by pedestrians and bikers and are a safety hazard.Park & Rec says they're out of money. Here's the photo proof that while things are better in some places, they're worse in others:
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