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Walk this Way

2012-06-01, Department, by Maggie Cooper

People have a tendency to see only aspects of their community that affect them personally. A parent views the busy street near a park as a safety threat to his or her kids—while the driver in a hurry accelerates to the 45 MPH speed limit without even noticing the park. A public works manager sees a sidewalk and judges it to be in good condition; at the same time the parks director wishes that sidewalk connected to the park, and the transportation director notices that the sidewalk isn’t wide enough to ....

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