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City’s Uber-Like On-Demand Transit Service is Back On Track

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on June 24, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here. At its Tuesday meeting the City Commission approved a $248,880 competitive bid exemption contract with Via […]

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Streets for People / 10 Things to Make It Safer to Bike from the 667 New Housing Units on Stock Island to Key West

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on June 17, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here. There are 667 new housing units scheduled to open on Stock Island beginning this September […]

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Streets for People / Duval Loop Ridership is Plummeting. Save the Duval Loop!

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on June 3, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here. Think about our experience in Key West the last year or so. Everyone’s exhausted from […]

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Streets for People / Traffic Nightmare Looms as 132 New Housing Units Added to Over 700 In the Pipeline on Stock Island and Lower Keys 

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on May 20, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  This week Roy’s Trailer Park at 6500 Maloney Avenue on Stock Island gave their 108 […]

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Streets for People / The Sorry State of Key West Bus Stops Revisited – What’s Happening a Year Later

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on May 6,, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  Last April 2, 2021, we began our story: “Experts say, the bus stop is one […]

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Streets for People / Ten Ways to Make Car-Free Key West a Reality for Visitors – Part 2: Services, Infrastructure and Policies

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on April 15, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  In last year’s most popular Streets for People article, Airport Expansion Means Fewer Cars on Our […]

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Streets for People / Ten Ways to Make Car-Free Key West a Reality for Visitors – Part 1: Marketing

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on April 8, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  In last year’s most popular Streets for People article, Airport Expansion Means Fewer Cars on Our Island, September […]

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Streets for People / Just Passed ‘Greener, Cleaner Transport Act’ Says City Vehicles to Be Electric By 2030, Adds Measures to Improve Transit, Biking and Parking 

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on April 1, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  This week the City Commission did something quite remarkable for our environment and our future. […]

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Streets for People / Key West Ruins Everything

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on March 25, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  “Nah, I don’t want to go. Key West ruins everything.” Mikey said in response to […]

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Streets for People / Innovative Lama E-Scooter Share Comes to Key West

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on March 18, 2022 and is reprinted here with permission. Follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook, Twitter and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  A gleaming new e-scooter (the stand-up kind) share service started in Key West last week […]

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