Hey, UPS and FedEx: Can you ring my doorbell when you drop something off? How hard is that? I’ll tell you: It’s a lot easier than my getting up every half hour to see if the package you promised is already there.
We have miles of perfectly good sidewalks. So why do people insist on walking in the road, right next to those sidewalks? Perhaps it’s the headphones they’re wearing, making them oblivious to the rest of the world — not just sidewalks, but oncoming traffic, bicyclists, nature. You name it, they miss it.