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Key West Transit Takes Step Towards Future With August Public Hearings

On May 20th we brought you the story Shhh… Key West Transit Has Quietly Changed Their Routes upon their return May 16 from a Covid shutdown. The City is now holding mandated public hearings on those changes on August 12th and 26th via Zoom. Prior to their Covid shutdown of the system, the City’s Key […]

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Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: Mayor’s Race

Article 4 of 4: Mayor Teri Johnston is a Very Good “Friend” of Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People Article 1: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: Weekley and Kaufman Stand Out as True “Friends”Article 2: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: Challenger Dr. […]

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Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: District 3

Article 3 of 4: Challenger Kimball Ingram is a Good “Friend” of Bike, Walk, Transit & Streets for People Article 1: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: Weekley and Kaufman Stand Out as True “Friends”Article 2: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People – Challenger, Dr. […]

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Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: District 6

Article 2 of 4: Challenger Ryan Barnett is a Good “Friend” of Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People Article 1: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People Issues: Weekley and Kaufman Stand Out as True “Friends”Article 3: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People Issues: District […]

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Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People

Article 1 of 4: Weekley and Kaufman Stand Out as True “Friends” Article 2: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: District 6 – Challenger Ryan Barnett is a Good “Friend” of Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for PeopleArticle 3: Grading the Candidates on Bike, Walk, Transit and Streets for People: […]

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New 91-Space Parking Lot at 1300 Duval is Missed Opportunity for Downtown Affordable Housing and Revitalizing Our Main Street

Have you seen the construction going on at Duval and United? In a city chock full of creative, inventive and entrepreneurial people, how in the world did it come to this? The best use of a huge plot of land at 1300 Duval Street, our historic main street, is a 91-space commercial surface parking lot? […]

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Duval Street – We See the Future and it Could Start Now

This is a follow-up to our May 25 article “Can We Pedestrianize Duval Street AND Still Allow Vehicles?” The short answer was yes and we discussed the concept of a “Woonerf” or “Shared Street” that is designed for people but allows some cars at very slow speeds. In an article yesterday (Shared Street Is An […]

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Key West #115 in Best Cities for Bikes List

On June 9 People for Bikes released their ranking of 575 communities in North America (567 in the USA) in their Annual 2020 City Ratings for Best Cities for Bikes and Key West came in at #115 with an Overall Score of 1.9 out of 5 and received one out of five stars. Yay! Kinda. […]

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Duval Street Revitalization Moves Forward

Photo Credit Rob O’Neal of the Citizen newspaper. The Good Duval Street Revitalization Moves Forward blared the headline at the top of the page in this morning’s Key West Citizen news story by By Pru Sowers. THIS IS GOOD NEWS. We’ve been talking about the Duval Street Revitalization Study since last fall as the next […]

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Does Duval Street/Downtown Need a Business Improvement District?

We’ve recently been making the case and seen lots of public support for putting in parklets to widen the sidewalks, for restaurants and retailers to “take the streets” or even for some semblance of the return of Mall-on-Duval-like activities. It seems a missing element is someone to organize and help the businesses along Duval Street […]

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