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Old 12-13-2007, 07:45 PM   #4 (permalink)
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igo - I think you've got a good point about infrastructure design. Urban planning issues are critical.

I e-mailed our city's planner to complain this summer because the city neglected to put a bike/walking path from the end of a cul-de-sac through to the road behind it. Not having that option forces cyclists/pedestrians to go 1.5 km out of their way. This is the same planner that didn't add a sidewalk on the bridge reconstruction to get to the *mart big box retail area.

She at least had the decency to admit it was an oversight (the cul-de-sac path).
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