A Call to Undo the 'Cul-De-Sacking' of St. Louis

A recent nextSTL.com editorial makes an impassioned plea to open the city’s closed streets.
April 11, 2014, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Richard Bose writes of his frustrations with the quantity and variety of closed streets in St. Louis.

Bose begins by requesting a policy change in the process by which streets are closed: “Closed streets should be reviewed periodically or at least by request, and closing them in the first place should take more than asking the alderman and passing a bill via aldermanic courtesy.” 

The article includes a lengthy list of the city’s examples of closed streets, which he also points out at the beginning of the video below:

Bose’s conclusion: “The ‘cul-de-sacking’ of St. Louis hasn’t solved our problems—it’s given us the worst of both worlds.”

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Published on Thursday, March 13, 2014 in nextSTL.com
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