Winter Cities

Pedestrian Sidewalks, Heated Patios

Sidewalks & Public spaces - We need to pay more attention to creating inviting, public pedestrian streets and places downtown that are inviting, safe, and attractive for businesses and people. Generous sidewalks, attractive street elements, and attention paid to pedestrian crossings at intersections. Patios - Encourage restaurants and pubs to have patios year-round, including heat lamps and blankets for patrons. Allow ...more »

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Winter Cities

Pedways

The fact that the recent LRT station at Southgate does not connect to the mall is ridiculous, given our climate. Similarly, new construction downtown should always include ways to link buildings. I'd love to see an intricate network of above-ground pedways like Calgary's +15 or Minneapolis, MN's. Anyone who says pedways are not pedestrian-friendly has never actually walked outdoors in the winter. I actually walk-about ...more »

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