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How Many Snow Plows Does a City Need?

The best responses to this week's The Big Fix.
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In this week's The Big Fix, we asked what turned out to be a rather politically sensitive question - how do cities decide how many snow plows to stock? As Emily Bdger writes:

Here are some of the most insightful reader thoughts on calculating the number of snow plows we need. Hal O'Brien criticized cities' formulas for divining the number of snow plows needed: