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Love thy neighborhood: Advocating pedestrian improvements

For most Macalester students, being a pedestrian is a part of everyday life. Macalester’s location in an urban neighborhood provides more busy streets and potential pedestrian problems than colleges in rural areas. Recent projects on campus included the construction of pedestrian islands on Grand Avenue and Snelling Avenue. These created “safe spots” for pedestrians when…