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More talk on using downtown sidewalks

June 18, 2013

Exactly how much space does a wheelchair need to travel along a sidewalk? What about a parent pushing a stroller or two people walking side by side? Marietta City Council's streets committee and......

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Jun-18-13 4:50 AM

For crying out loud, don't our elected officials have ANYTHING more important to ponder?

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Jun-18-13 8:27 AM


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Jun-18-13 9:10 AM

You cannot hang a flag or a sign above the side walk. You cannot put a nice clock anywhere downtown; now you wanna cram the sidewalks full of stuff like Wal*Mart does in their isles.

Team effort. Figure it out.

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Jun-18-13 9:26 AM

What's a few more walking in the street

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Jun-18-13 9:27 AM

As long as there is room for walkers/wheelchairs/strollers....let the businesses put their wares out on the sidewalk. No business owner is going to cram the sidewalk so full people can't pass. That would be a dumb business practice. NO PERMIT NEEDED ! Give the businesses the specifications and leave them alone.

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Jun-18-13 10:46 AM

Comic relief...

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Jun-18-13 10:51 AM

I agree Napper, we've got crosswalks at each corner and a couple in the middle of the block and STILL have Jaywalkers...just close front street down for the shoppers and move on to more important matters...

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Jun-18-13 2:42 PM

But then we have Roger Kalter riding his bike up the middle of the street, going slowly, with 8+ cars behind him.

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