Tag: commuters

Dumb Growth

If you listen to the Planning & Zoning Commission or the town Planner, Jen Rodriguez, you’ll hear a lot about “smart growth.” The problem? Very little they talk about is smart. You’ll also hear the buzz phrase, “Transit Oriented Development” quite frequently. The problem? Much of their development is actually the opposite. It is true […]

Snow removal

Windsor Locks, like many backward-thinking towns and cities, places the burden of sidewalk snow removal on the fraction of residents who were unlucky enough to have a sidewalk built in their front yard. This is bad for the elderly and disabled, and it causes problems for working people. It also results in an unwalkable town. […]