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The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer published a letter of mine which discusses the state of biking and walking in downtown Columbus. You can read the full letter on their site, but here’s an excerpt:

I’d like to ask the people downtown what it would take to get them to walk a block instead of drive. […] Meanwhile, no one seems to complain about having to walk across a Walmart parking lot to do their shopping, which can stretch even longer than a city block.

Letters to the Editor for Feb. 19, 2019

The article I was responding to can be be found here: “Downtown parking rules confuse visitors, business owners.”

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