Make city streets safer for walkers, not just bikers
I recently happened upon the cluster-thump of a bike lane project that winds from Jefferson Street to Carl Street. I simply couldn’t believe how much has gone into this project. It was, in my opinion, worse than ridiculous.
Then I read the article on the front page of the Siloam Sunday from Nov. 25. Clearly, everyone in the neighborhood is not happy with the “overkill” results, as one put it. Well, good luck, my close-by good neighbors, in getting the city to make the changes you would like to see.
I have corresponded with various city officials going on four years now regarding the chronic speeding on Elm Street between Kenwood and Tulsa. It’s bad enough having cars and pickups blasting down our street, but we also get large vehicles such as box trucks and semis (and everything in between) speeding down the street using it as
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