William Ware remembered Around Town, posted by Editor, Mountain View Voice Online, on Mar 21, 2013 at 5:22 pm
At the suggestion of a Valley Transit Authority bus driver, a bench dedicated to the memory of William Ware has been installed at a bus stop near the intersection of California Street and Escuela Avenue -- at the site of the accident that took the Mountain View man's life last summer.
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Posted by Observer, a resident of the Old Mountain View neighborhood, on Mar 22, 2013 at 8:26 pm
A second the over-head shelter with the side walls made of reinforced concrete strong enough to provide protection from a car driven by a nut going 80+mph. Otherwise, any one sitting on the bench doesn't stand a chance while the laws of physics prevail.
Posted by Greg David, a resident of the Old Mountain View neighborhood, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:19 pm
For about $300 material and labor, an 8" diameter concrete filled steel bollard could be installed a few feet ahead of the bench. Even one of VTA's concrete garbage cans would give someone a fighting chance. Without something like this or a mature tree there instead, anyone on that bench or any other exposed VTA bench is a sitting duck.