JRedding

Bio

I have lived in Sarasota since 1994. I moved here after becoming a disabled veteran. I don't drive a car anymore but I do ride a bicycle.

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Look what the FDOT did to the Bee Ridge Road Sidewalk.
The Pedestrians Lives Matter Campaign
http://pedestrianslivesmatter.org

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Our streets need bicycle lanes and unobstructed sidewalks.

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Sarasota may want to look at Jacksonville. They have had success working with the 100,000 Homes for the Homeless Campaign and an organization called Community Solutions.

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Don't believe anything Tea Party Activist Robin Stublen says. He told ABC News the street lamp posts on Bee Ridge were all the way to the edge of the right of way. He lied, the 72 lamp posts on Bee Ridge are just about in the middle of the sidewalk. As a vision impaired veteran, I can tel…

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Bee Ridge Road has 72 street lamp posts in the middle of the sidewalk which cause many of the bicycle accidents. I am a blinded veteran who has been fighting with FDOT for over ten years about relocating the posts off the sidewalk. The FDOT does not care about Pedestrian Safety. They only…

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Bee Ridge Road has 72 street lamp posts in the middle of the sidewalk which cause many of the bicycle accidents. I am a blinded veteran who has been fighting with FDOT for over ten years about relocating the posts off the sidewalk. The FDOT does not care about Pedestrian Safety. They only…

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Sarasota where a homeless Veteran can go to jail for sitting on the
sidewalk but it is just fine for the government to obstruct sidewalks
with street lamp posts. Sarasota has strange ethics.

Please help us in the efforts to relocate the street lamp posts which obstruct
the …

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We need safer Sidewalks in Florida.

When questioned by an ABC News Reporter about the street lamp posts in the middle of the sidewalk on Bee Ridge he said:

"In addition to being exempted from the current ADA standards, Stublen says there are other barriers preventing the st…

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I travel from Sarasota in the DAV Van to Bay Pines VA Hospital. I have never noticed many problems with traffic on these exits.

The FDOT sure does like to spend money. I wish they would spend a little money to move the street light posts which obstruct the center of the Bee Ridge Sidew…