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transportation walkability

Stockton Blvd needs trees

This is a follow-on the the Stockton Blvd Corridor Study post. Trees Following the online virtual open house, I realized I could not picture the situation on some segments of Stockton. Though I’ve traveled Stockton many times, I had not in a while, so I went back. I had commented during the open house, as […]

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walkability

Grid 2.0 pedestrian comments

The City of Sacramento Grid 2.0 project is requesting specific input on ways to improve the pedestrian experience in midtown/downtown. I encourage you to go there and add your pins. Dropping pins on a map, however, doesn’t allow some more general comments that I think are very important, and perhaps just as important as any of […]

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walkability

surprisingly good sidewalks

When working on my post about responsibility for sidewalks, I realized I did not have a good illustrating photo for the post, so I went off walking in my neighborhood (midtown) looking for examples of broken sidewalks. After walking a couple of miles, I’d found only a few, and they were not bad. I guess […]

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walkability

Choosing streets to walk

I walk a lot in midtown, going to and from various destinations such as the train station, nonprofits and agencies I work with, grocery stores, theatres, farmers markets, breweries, etc. I was thinking last night as I walked to and from Capital Stage about what streets I choose to walk on. Almost all the time […]