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  • Jamaica Plain, MA
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Shoveling and people driving too fast?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Elizabeth Bean Mar 30, 2011. 9 Replies

So, I'm sort of new to JP...moved here in August from the south shore.  and I come from a place where neighbors ACTUALLY look out for their neighbors.  So the actions and attitudes of people these…Continue

 

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Elizabeth Bean replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"Hi Cindy, I've had some GREAT experiences too!  My neighbor on one side of my house saw my friend fixing my bumper one night (I'd backed into a snowbank, naturally, and broke a piece off) and my neighbor saw us and brought out a…"
Mar 30, 2011
Cindy Lu replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"Wow, that totally sucks!!! It's always kind of stunning when people are so deliberately mean. :( I've had some bad experiences with people in the neighborhood, like people parking in my driveway, leaving propane waste (which has to be…"
Mar 30, 2011
keith barton replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"In response to the last two replies, adding signs, lights and "traffic calming devices" could be the wrong way to go. Usually it's the residents who complain the loudest or have the most influence that get these changes made and has…"
Mar 27, 2011
Loay replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"Agreed Daniel, things general do happen but you have to push really hard. I suggest that you start with a call to the mayors hotline Loay"
Mar 22, 2011
Daniel Verinder replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"If you are finding that traffic on your street is consistently too fast, you can get together with your neighbors and get in touch with you rcity councillors. I've seen it work on some streets that they get signs/lights/traffic calming devices.…"
Mar 20, 2011
Carol T replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"I am so sorry that you got splashed and ruined your coat.  Some people are in such a big hurry to go nowhere. I've lived in Jamaica Plain for 36 years and it a great place to live. Unfortunately, every city and town has its share of…"
Feb 17, 2011
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Feb 14, 2011
Matt replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"I love JP, but something about this winter is really bringing out the worst in people.  I think everyone is just frustrated.  I'm sorry someone would do that you... that's pretty horrible."
Feb 3, 2011
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Feb 2, 2011
Elizabeth Bean replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"You do make a good point, Kevin, I'll admit.  And I do generally feel that this part of the city is full of really great people, and I love it here...but I think this winter hath been the proverbial straw and everyone's just pissed…"
Feb 2, 2011
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Feb 2, 2011
Kevin G replied to Elizabeth Bean's discussion Shoveling and people driving too fast?
"That sucks. Unfortunately there is a certain anonymity and protection people feel in their vehicles; therefore they do things they would never do 'in person'.This boorish behavior really irritates me too. On the bright side - that person…"
Feb 2, 2011
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Shoveling and people driving too fast?

So, I'm sort of new to JP...moved here in August from the south shore.  and I come from a place where neighbors ACTUALLY look out for their neighbors.  So the actions and attitudes of people these days is baffling to me.  On NUMEROUS occasions of trying to shovel out my car on a one-way road in JP, drivers actually get frustrated that you can't move any further off the road. Just today, while standing ankle-deep on my street trying to shovel the slush from around my car so I could get to work,…See More
Feb 2, 2011

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