We Need a Department of Sidewalks
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Our walkways are for running, strolling, dining, delivering, protesting, loitering. It’s time for cities to give them some attention.
Like many folks who had been cooped up at home at the start of the pandemic, I got in the habit of taking long walks around my Brooklyn neighborhood. I told myself it was enough exercise to justify all the comfort eating, as well as an opportunity to support local businesses and cure my cabin fever.
Pollack, Michael, "We Need a Department of Sidewalks" (2023). Online Publications. 90.