Don’t let pessimism rear its ugly head
RE: Don’t let LRT derail city’s renaissance (May 10)
Please don’t let Hamilton’s inferiority complex and pessimistic way of thinking rear its ugly head again after Bob Bratina’s ridiculous comments. I can’t believe a former Hamilton city councillor and mayor and a current Liberal MP would have such negative thinking.
He thinks Hamilton can only handle one major project at a time! Is the alternative to just stagnate?
Here is another way of thinking: The construction crew projects he mentions are baby steps on the way to wonderful growth. The LRT project is a major leap to improving future transit and economics for the entire city while being environmentally responsible. Ironically, the projects he mentions such as the McMaster building, the Federal building, Bella Towers, Homewood and Staybridge hotels all put a strain on the existing transit system. LRT will also address some of the infrastructure problems that he mentions.
His entire point of view encases the fears and misunderstanding of LRT benefits while underestimating our wonderful city. JB Slote, Hamilton