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Leaders Hear Pleas To Make City More Pedestrian-Friendly

Leaders Hear Pleas To Make City More Pedestrian-Friendly

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A resident of Midway Manor believes the city is not as pedestrian-friendly as it should be. Brandon Smith (pictured) hopes Virginians will abandon a love affair with the automobile. A new report shows Virginia’s largest metropolitan areas need major improvement. The Complete Streets Coalition says the Richmond area is the 19th most dangerous region in the nation for pedestrians. It ranked the Virginia suburbs of D.C. as number 35, and the Tidewater cities showed up as number 36.

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