Locals Patch Street Potholes with Pot
2016-06-20 14:17:59 GMT
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"The idea was the brainchild of Cottage Street resident and local video engineer Morris Crawford who said it came to him after his bike fell into one of the holes, sending him tumbling to the asphalt. “This is Nevada City, and it wasn’t enough to complain to the City Council,” said Mr. Crawford in a Scooper telephone interview. “I mean, all they’ve done is come out and paint white circles around the holes. Anyhow, we had to make a Social Media-shareable statement. So I called up a connection I had in Allegheny, and he brought down these four marijuana plants and we stuck them into the holes.”"
Won't this just make the pot holes worse? We have knotweed in our area, the last thing we need is that taking root in soil filled pot holes!
I assume the thinking is that the presence of illegal plants would embarrass the city into doing something about them. Of course, the city might just dig up the plants and leave the holes empty again. Also the pot probably makes the holes more visible to drivers & cyclists in the meantime.
: In several Russian cities they just added mayors' portraits to the potholes:
(in Russian, many photos).
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, LOL thank you for the link!
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