Dear @CityOfVictoria
#YYJ already has plethora of parks/green spaces to accommodate pedestrians/cyclists. Why deny access to #CloverPoint, to those who rely on cars by removing any of the 90 stalls currently available?
#CloverPoint is NOT a #ParkingLot.
What *are* parking lots - if the need is so urgent for more sea-side spaces for pedestrians: are both Wharf St parking lot (city owned-150 stalls ) and West Park Lot 708 w/177 stalls.
Both are: very accessible to many pedestrians/cyclists, more suitable to crowds and festivities; and close to other amenities the city offers. I think that's the sort of ambience you envision.
An ambience, which I don't think Clover Point can ever achieve, no matter what new maps/proposals city staff draws up.
Clover Point, as many have reminded you; is cold/windy much of the year - and a sea gull and pigeon hangout - it's rarely going to be a "go-to" picnic area.
Why not leave it as is? A unique and welcome spot for people to experience a bit of the awesomeness that living on the coast provides us. Without crowds of people, without food trucks?
Some moments of solitude, from the comfort of our cars...
Why make it a mini-version of the inner harbour - packed with crowds, vendors, buskers? Where are people to go for a respite from all that "society" ? I'll answer my own question: we go to Clover Point, we sit in our car, we enjoy the view.
I was surprised listening @CityOfVictoria yesterday on #CloverPoint; that neither councillors nor staff touched on idea(that many peeps have suggested) of allocating different days/hours/seasons to accommodate all users? (rather than divide the small CP geographically)
That seems exceedingly more do-able and logical.

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