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Aude residents - please approve my proposal

I have had a proposal published to improve access to pavements all over the department, after watching many people struggle to navigate the high kerbs and obstructions from our window.

under the theme "Routes et mobilités"

This is a proposal for ongoing consideration, as mobility seems very low on the priority list for local government.

The pavements in our town were remade a couple of years ago, and as well as making the kerbs higher, they created new ones, built large concrete planters on them, and narrowed them to a few inches in many places, to create more parking spaces.

If you agree that my suggestion is useful, please "aimer" it, and pass it on to others.

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

H. L. Mencken 1880 - 1956

Some may not like his views, but what a prediction!
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Re: Aude residents - please approve my proposal

I don't live in the department, but I am very well aware of the problem which I have also noticed here and in neighbouring departments
Getting up and down off pavements and negotiating obstacles on them is a nightmare for people in mobility scooters, but also for people with pushchairs.
One classic was a  pedestrian crossing in Mirepoix  which led to the local post office. Not only was there no dropped kerb on either side but once you had crossed the road there was a barrier that wouldn't let you get off it..

The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.
- Bertrand Russell
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Re: Aude residents - please approve my proposal

Actually I'm not now sure that approving proposals, or even making them, is exclusively for Aude residents, as it doesn't actually say so in the General Conditions.

Maybe, Norman, you could try?

In any case, the site doesn't seem very active, and there are very few proposals with more than a couple of supporters.

On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.

H. L. Mencken 1880 - 1956

Some may not like his views, but what a prediction!
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