by Nate Adams, West Chester Patch, 11/3/13
This candidate sees potential in the borough and wants to increase its communication.
Name: Edwin Brian Abbott
Address: 415 Clinton Alley, West Chester
Running For: West Chester Borough Council Ward 3
Positions Held Previously: West Chester Citizens Financial Advisory Committee (2011-2012)
What do you think can be done to improve traffic and car travel in the area: West Chester’s thriving local businesses and historic character make it a destination in Chester County. While these are some of the things that make our community so special, they are increasingly contributing to our traffic and parking issues. The first step is making sure that we prevent these problems from getting worse by stopping over-development within the borough, which goes hand-in-hand with preserving what makes West Chester special.
The solution to the existing traffic issues is complex. Ultimately the answer to West Chester’s traffic issues and the foundation of its economic future lie in restoration of train service combined with investment in responsible development through Smart Growth initiatives….
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