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Can Sidewalks Be Too Wide?

By Dom Nozzi

June 11, 2004

Speaking as someone who works in a city where folks hardly walk at all (Gainesville, Florida), and as someone who is a strong advocate of promoting walking and urbanism, I am convinced that it is, indeed, quite possible to build sidewalks that are too wide. 161 more words


Temporary Pedestrian Bridge Constructed

The Contractor has completed the installation of the temporary pedestrian bridge upstream of the existing bridge and construction of walkway ramps.  The sidewalk ramps and crosswalks have been reconfigured on each approach.   46 more words

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Sidewalk Flowers (book review)

SIDEWALK FLOWERS by JonArno Lawson; illustrated by Sidney Smith

Berkeley, CA: Groundwood Books, 2015

Hardcover, 1 v. (unpaged); $16.95

ISBN: 978-1-55498-431-2

Ages 0-6

Subjects: flowers; nature in urban landscapes; thoughtfulness; color… 397 more words

Children's Picture Books

Back on the Road Again.... soon

Well the ankle is healing up but of course slower than I would like.  Can walk around a little and slowly go up and down stairs.   307 more words


The burning hot beauty of a star

It was mostly Gray Hairs.

Lots of heads, which I could see over—unusual in itself for my modest height but was possible only because, I would learn, the heads were attached to backs that were stooped and hunched and bodies that were shrunken, though there were still some spirits inside that were soaring and the size of the Matterhorn—these heads told the story of the room: the collective years mounted to several millennia as this… 355 more words

Keys to Walkability

By Dom Nozzi

December 11, 2006

How do we make a place exceptionally walkable?

PROXIMITY is crucial as a measure – perhaps reducing all other measures to insignificance by comparison. 549 more words


365 Days of Gratitude - Day 445

Community Development Corporations…

For the community’s they transform, for the hope given, for the creative folks at the helm!

“In great cities, spaces as well as places are designed and built: walking, witnessing, being in public, are as much part of the design and purpose as is being inside to eat, sleep, make shoes or love or music.

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