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If It’s Not Okay on the Highway, Why Is It Okay on the Sidewalk?

Stopping short, blocking, and other joys of sharing urban spaces

A picture of a large number of people walking in a subway station
Photo by Martin Adams on Unsplash

All my life, I’ve had the same pet peeve: pedestrians who forget other people use the sidewalk.

I live downtown in a metropolis, so I get most places by foot. I love that — walking is a big part of my exercise routine, not…



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