Category Archives: Public Safety

Sacramento Parks

As this story from the Sacramento Bee reports, the lack of adequate funding for local parks is pretty disgraceful and taking a page from other regions that have addressed this, it seems appropriate to consider public private partnerships rather than … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Government, Public Safety

Parkway Attack, Worst Avoided

As reported by KCRA. An excerpt. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) —A Sacramento State student managed to get away from her attacker after a man hit her on the head and nearly dragged her into some bushes near the campus, according to … Continue reading

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Excellent Idea for Parkway

Tracking visitors behavior, as reported by Engadget. An excerpt. Like any other potential advertising space, New York City’s Bryant Park needs information about its visitors in order to attract potential sponsors. To gather that information, the private Bryant Park Corporation, … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Technology

Safety of the Streets is Largely Gone

Which is sadly true in most of the urban areas of our country, including Sacramento, and it isn’t until you get into the outlying suburbs that it returns. This article from City Journal is about this. An excerpt. “The bedrock … Continue reading

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Homeless in National Parks

This reality, as reported by the New York Times, can also be found in our Parkway, sadly; and the paragraph in bold is so pertinent in relation to the homeless services mall surrounding the Parkway in the 12th Street/Richards Blvd/Woodlake/North … Continue reading

Posted in Homelessness, Public Safety

Making Mass Transit Work

As Sacramento struggles to develop a mass transit system that is safe and welcoming to everyone, the example set by New York City is worth noting, and this article from City Journal gives a good look. An excerpt. At 10:20 … Continue reading

Posted in Public Safety, Transportation

ARPPS Letter Published

This letter was published in the Sacramento Bee August 4, 2016. American River Parkway tragedies Unfortunately, this tragic story of one man’s life and the loving attempt of family and friends to help, which sadly failed, eventually leading to his … Continue reading

Posted in ARPPS, Homelessness, Public Safety