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Streets for People / Time to Reimagine Car-Centric, Mainland Style Searstown and Kmart into Island-Friendly Centers with Housing

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on January 21, 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.  We know how to make mainland visitors feel welcome don’t we? Driving into Key West along […]

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Streets for People / Mallory Sq., Diesel Plant, Duval Street and Bahama Village Housing Projects Create Synergy to Bolster Downtown

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on January 14, 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.  After quick and expert work in putting out an RFP and selecting a vendor in the […]

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Streets for People / 3 Reasons You May Not Have Thought of for Voting YES on 3.2 on January 18

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on January 7, 2022 and is publishednd and reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to 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.  Voting YES in the January 18 […]

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Streets for People / Countdown of 2021’s Most Important Bike, Walk and Transit Stories – Is Our Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Part 2: The Case for a Glass Half Full Year 

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on December 17, 2021 and is publishednd and reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  For the last two years we’ve brought […]

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Streets for People / Countdown of 2021’s Most Important Bike, Walk and Transit Stories – Is Our Glass Half Full or Half Empty? Part 1: The Case for a Glass Half Empty Year 

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and and published by KONK Life newspaper on December 10, 2021 and is publishednd andreprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  For the last two years we’ve […]

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Streets for People / Countdown of the 10 Most Important Bike, Walk and Transit Stories of 2019 and 2020 Revisited

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and published by KONK Life newspaper on December 3, 2021 and is reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  For the last couple of years, we’ve counted down the most […]

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Streets for People / Counting Down the Top 10 Most Popular Stories of 2021

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and published by KONK Life newspaper on November 26, 2021 and is reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  As we near the end of 2021, we wanted to look back […]

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Streets for People / Prominent Locals Say We’ve Got a Lot to Be Thankful for When It Comes to Biking and Walking in Key West

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and published by KONK Life newspaper on November 19, 2021 and is reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  While our hard-nosed advocacy for better biking, walking, transit and streets for […]

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Streets for People / City Fails, Again, to Make South Roosevelt Boulevard and Promenade Safer for Bikes, Pedestrians and Vehicles

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and published by KONK Life newspaper on November 12, 2021 and is reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  It’s like déjà vu all over again. In 2017, the then City […]

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Streets for People / It’s Time to Eliminate Free On-Street Parking for Visitors Downtown

By Chris Hamilton. This story was written and published by KONK Life newspaper on November 5, 2021 and is reprinted here with permission. And please don’t forget to follow us at Friends of Car-Free Key West & Duval Street/Historic Downtown on Facebook and check out all our Streets for People stories here.  Key West is experiencing record numbers of tourists of late. The TDC […]

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