I saw (Berkeley City Traffic Engineer’s) name mentioned in Henry Lee’s article about the use of little flags to “protect” pedestrian safety.
Please advise your supervisors and fellow city workers that if Berkeley employees observed the traffic laws, perhaps the citizens would as well.
Specifically, I am speaking of police officers.
Every time I have traversed Berkeley city streets in the last month I have seen Berkeley police and meter “maids” running red lights. Not as if on the way to a crime but carefully looking to see if there is oncoming traffic before violating the lights.
I try not to drive in Berkeley and I refuse to shop downtown because the meters kill the pleasure of shopping, but if I have seen five city workers breaking the law, maybe others have seen them as well. If city representatives have no respect for the laws, how can they expect respect from citizens?