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Keep Schenectady walkable in winter, too

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While a good number of Schenectady pedestrians might just as soon walk in the street as on sidewalks, it’s hard to believe that all of them are so foolish or disrespectful of the law. But when the sidewalks are covered with ice and snow, as they were after last weekend’s storm, people who want to get around by foot have no choice but to take their lives in their hands and hit the streets. Part ...


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BROBERTS1
December 18, 2013
8:02 a.m.

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People walk in the street in the middle of summer. Are you going to blame the city for that too. I'm sure when someone gets hit by a car they will blame everyone and want to sue the city. Don't blame the police for lax of enforcement, if they started handing out tickets for walking in the streets you will complain about that.

gina99
December 19, 2013
7:29 a.m.

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Another idiotic revenue generation plan. Can't sell your property because of the taxes but make sure to shovel. Perhaps City Hall could for once lead by example? Maybe under the next administration.

ThePhilistine
December 19, 2013
3:23 p.m.

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Start with making the roads drivable

hodgkins.t
December 19, 2013
5:08 p.m.

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businesses suffer when sidewalks are not walkable. sidewalk clearance compliance in commercial districts is lacking and needs better enforcement.

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