Panhandling and Roadside Commerce
If you’re asking for donations for charity, selling a Sunday newspaper or just looking for a few bucks for yourself, you can’t do it anymore along the major roads in St. Petersburg. The city has enacted a ban on all kinds of transactions along busy roads in an effort to keep drivers and panhandlers safe. We’ll meet some of the people you see on the roadside and find out why the St. Petersburg ordinance has already survived a legal challenge.
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