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Support for the idea of Reclaiming Burkesville Street growing

Making Columbia healthier, wealthier, more liveable

There many peoplewho are turned on by the idea of Reclaiming Burkesville Street, makingit more beautiful as it once was, with park benches, onstreet parking thefull length, stops at every intersection, and friendlier to pedestrians,bicyclists, motorscooters and NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)and less attractive to fast moving cars and motorcycles.

A reader sent a weblink to share with readers of about a site dedicated to new ideas on city streets. To access it, Click Here

In addition, here are two more which have been suggested for ideas. They are about the transformation of an already great American city, Portland, OR, into a pedestrian and bike friendly city.They've heardof what Portland, OR, is revolutioningtransportion to make their city more livable, or they've heardabout the bike paths andwalkways in Bowling Green, KY and they think many the ideaswould be easy to bring to Columbia.

To read more past articles on the beautiful entrance to Columbia, once enhanced with a shade and once far more pedestrian friendly, enter "Burkesville Street" and "Burkesville ST" in the CM searchbox.

This story was posted on 2008-08-11 02:57:31
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