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stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'Claudia', 'last_name' => 'Nix', 'neighborhood' => 'Kenilworth', 'street_address' => '', 'city' => 'Asheville', 'state' => 'NC', 'zipcode' => '28803', 'comment_date' => 'January 13, 2018', 'pullquote' => 'The city has been recognized as a bronze level bicycle friendly community and silver level as a pedestrian friendly community.  We are trying to improve these classifications', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => '', 'last_name' => '', 'neighborhood' => false, 'street_address' => '', 'city' => '', 'state' => false, 'zipcode' => '', 'comment_date' => false, 'pullquote' => '', 'for_against' => 'For', 'permission_to_publish' => false, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'Mary', 'last_name' => 'Johnson', 'neighborhood' => 'Grove Park/Sunset', 'street_address' => '86 Kimberly Knoll Rd', 'city' => 'Asheville', 'state' => 'NC', 'zipcode' => '28804', 'comment_date' => 'January 13, 2018', 'pullquote' => 'I purchased a battery assist bike with two big bike bags several years ago when living in Biltmore Forest. There is almost NOWHERE to bike safely in the city.', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'Kit', 'last_name' => 'Hayes', 'neighborhood' => false, 'street_address' => '', 'city' => '', 'state' => false, 'zipcode' => '', 'comment_date' => 'January 29, 2018', 'pullquote' => 'I strongly encourage NCDOT to revisit these plans and look at safer, more practical alternatives, including a roadway using a "road diet" model', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'Bruce', 'last_name' => 'Emory', 'neighborhood' => 'North Asheville Community', 'street_address' => '9 Sandon Circle', 'city' => 'Asheville', 'state' => 'NC', 'zipcode' => '28804', 'comment_date' => 'January 26, 2018', 'pullquote' => 'Before embarking on such a major project, serious consideration should be given to a road diet for this section.  A three-lane road diet would provide space for bicycle lanes in both directions...', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'Matt', 'last_name' => 'Pickett', 'neighborhood' => 'North Asheville Community', 'street_address' => '55 Fenner Ave', 'city' => 'Asheville ', 'state' => 'NC', 'zipcode' => '28801', 'comment_date' => 'January 28, 2018', 'pullquote' => 'My biggest concern is that a 5-lane design does not take into account pedestrian or bicycle traffic.  I bike commute to work 1-2 days per week on Merrimon Ave...', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))
stdClass::__set_state(array( 'first_name' => 'David', 'last_name' => 'Novak', 'neighborhood' => 'Norwood Park', 'street_address' => '73 Woodward Ave', 'city' => 'Asheville', 'state' => 'NC', 'zipcode' => '28801', 'comment_date' => 'January 29, 2018', 'pullquote' => '"I am in favor of a 3-lane solution (employing a center turn lane) allowing  ample space for bus turn-outs, regulation width bike lanes, and safe, set back, pedestrian sidewalks..."', 'for_against' => 'Against', 'permission_to_publish' => true, 'event_date' => '', ))