Candidate: (I) Roberto C. Trevino
Position Running for: City Council, District 1
A. Will you as Mayor/Councilman implement the Bicycle Master Plan throughout the city/in your district?
Explanation: We need more transportation options and healthy and safe ways to be active.
B. Will you vote to remove a bicycle lane?
Explanation: Unfortunately too many times bike lanes are removed because of political pressure without any thoughtful alternative
C. Will you make it illegal to park a car in the bicycle lane?
Explanation: Bike should be free and clear and treated as a safe accessible route
D. Will you make sure Broadway has a protected bicycle lane from Houston to Hildebrand?
Explanation: We have enough room to do just that and plan on giving Broadway a road diet.
Will you insist on new developments to include bike infrastructure such
as a bicycle lane, mix used 10ft paths, and bicycle racks?
Explanation: This is a thriving cycling community
F. Will you amend Sec. 19-286. Driving or parking on sidewalks prohibited, so people can ride their bicycles on the sidewalk?
Explanation: I would explore this but we must have a thoughtful discussion of equal access to all so that sidewalks are safe to elderly and disabled.
Do you support a city ordinance that prevents any further Development
of park or green space lands for development of sports fields?
Explanation: I am currently trying to move a few sport fields from San Pedro Springs Park
Will you either amend or repeal Sec. 22-28. Public parks hours of
operation and curfew, so people can use the Howard W. Peak Greenway
trails after dark?
Explanation: We are working with Parks Police to provide safe access.
I. Are you willing to look for more funding options to improve and expand VIA bus service?
Explanation: I voted to give VIA $10 million from our ATD fund to do just that. We are also looking more funding options
J. Will you support free bus rides for all residents of SA?
Explanation: But I do support assistance for students, elderly, military and low income populations.
K. Are you willing to bring Light Rail to a vote?
Explanation: We must have a multi modal approach to a thriving city like SA. I am confident we can communicate this and have a successful vote.