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