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Discussion: sidewalks

in: silkychrome; silkychrome > 2016-01-21

Jan 22, 2016 8:24 PM # 
Those are my old lunch-run routes. Those Missourians definitely do not shovel the sidewalks. The mail man drives on them though. With a little sun the tracks melt off quicker than the rest.

To add a mile or so on the south end, East Ladue/West Ladue is a nice loop. Magna Carta/Runnymeade to the west, is a nice loop too.
Jan 22, 2016 9:05 PM # 
matzah ball:
Saw a man struggling down an unshoveled public sidewalk on Watson Rd. in a walker the day after the snow! And the sidewalk ends for a short distance under the underpass. Don't know how he was going to negotiate that narrow dirt path in the snow. Maybe with bike/ped initiatives comes the responsibility to provide maintenance?
Jan 22, 2016 9:50 PM # 
yeah saw the mailman tracks! thx for the route add-ons.

in MN it's required somehow (law? i'm not sure) that property owners shovel their sidewalks. also cities have sidewalk-plows that take care of most-used ones. it's so nice!
Jan 22, 2016 10:38 PM # 
matzah ball:
MN seems advanced in many ways!
Jan 23, 2016 1:14 AM # 
MO believes in solar powered snow removal -- works every time if you are patient
Jan 27, 2016 3:41 PM # 
it might actually be law here too, just ignored and unenforced.
Jan 28, 2016 1:12 AM # 
I'm sure it varies by municipality. Us County folk can do pretty much whatever we want.
Jan 28, 2016 3:34 AM # 
haha yep totally lawless out here.

Bill, we ran the East/West Ladue loop yesterday and it was a great add-on. thx for the suggestion!
Jan 28, 2016 3:30 PM # 
np. did the big dog on the back corner, by the circle) come out and say hi?
Jan 28, 2016 5:57 PM # 
the big white fluffy one? barked a couple times but then ran away. we had Tess w us. maybe she is scary-looking?

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