"The addition of small curbs
like these in the new design
which dispenses with the
amsterdammertjes hasn't
persuaded everyone that they
will keep cars and trucks off
the sidewalks, but drivers
want to be able to double park
so that traffic isn't stopped
for vehicles that are loading
or unloading their material,
and that means they need the
amsterdammertjes removed."


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