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"You’ll find out what a great city we are for walking, and even better for three-legged potato sack races to save space on the crowded sidewalks. "

Good morning, everyone.

There have been a series of major events scheduled to come to town. Any of these would present major logistical challenges, but having so many happening in such a short timeframe requires a high level of organization and coordination from the mayor’s office, the police department, and the streets department. It speaks to our growing popularity as a major destination in America, and we should all take pride in that.

But it also means traffic. Let's talk about that.

First up is the Pope's visit. I ask your patience as we work through the security concerns and traffic control. ...continue reading "City Government Announces Finalized Plans for Papal Visit"