Gapers Block has ceased publication.

Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Saturday, July 20

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Three Monday, one Sunday and two last Wednesday brings the total number of pedestrians killed by cars in the city and suburbs to six in as many days. Those sobering numbers and seeing the ghost bikes around town tell me that the City's Safe Streets Plan, summed up in this December Trib article, can't be implemented soon enough.

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