"Sneckdowns" reveal the street space cars don't use
Every time it snows, vast sections of city streets remain covered by snow long after plows and moving cars have cleared the travel lanes. These leftover spaces are called "sneckdowns," and they show where sidewalks or medians could replace roads without any loss to car drivers.
Next time it snows here, be on the lookout.
Cross-posted at BeyondDC.
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