A reader reports:
“It might be time for better yellow crosswalk signs, stop signs or a yield sign in the middle of the street on Columbia Rd between 16th and 19th, just like 18th street has received.
I walked out of my apartment this morning to see a man crossing Columbia Rd at Mintwood Pl and watched as he had to jump to avoid a car as it almost struck him. Circling that car he was drilled in the back by the white van pictured. He was loaded into an ambulance by gurney and taken to hospital. While police took statements from 3 witnesses that stayed on scene (myself included).
The response time was 7 minutes for fire and 15 for police, but at what point is something going to be done about this and the several other crosswalks on Colombia Rd which don’t really need (or want) a light, but we need something more.”
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Thanks to Craig for sending: “These are the movie posters outside closed AMC theatre at Mazza Gallery. These were the last movies shown before the pandemic.
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