Speeders live everywhere

Published: Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014 - 3:04 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014 - 9:08 am

Re "Downtown gets overlooked" (Letters, April 23): With all due respect to Pete Seeger, the letter writer's snarky jab at the Sacramento suburbs does nothing to advance the conversation around Fix50 and seems to be something of a non sequitur.

Does he imagine that people will drive even faster to the on-ramps because a lane is closed on the freeway or that these drivers will avoid the freeway altogether and redirect their compulsive on-ramp-speeding tendencies to surface streets?

I wish it were so simple, but speeding transcends geography and demography. Besides, does he never use the freeways?

-- Jeffrey Tyzzer, Sacramento

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