In a few short months, over a hundred of our Grand Avenue neighbors have signed up on this website to let their voices be heard. Many of you took a poll when you signed up. The tables below show the poll results. We all know that Grand Avenue is dangerous for drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, and residents and we want changenow.
Who are we?
We live on Grand Avenue
We live in neighborhoods off Grand Avenue
Don’t live on, but use Grand Avenue
How do we use Grand Avenue?
We bike or skateboard
Our family members drive
Our family members walk
Our family members bike or skateboard
What have we experienced on Grand Avenue?
Witnessed drivers speeding above the posted 30mph speed limit
Swerved to pass a biker or pedestrian
Had someone tailgate us or drive aggressively
Witnessed an accident
Had an accident or incident occur at or near my home
Had property damage due to a traffic accident/incident
Worried about the increasing speed of cars
Worried about the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists
Seen a notable increase in traffic on Grand Ave
When is Grand Avenue the most dangerous?
Early commute (6:30-7:30am)
High School Morning Commute (7:30-8:15am)
Mid Morning (8:15-11:00am)
High School Afternoon Commute (2:30-4:30pm)
Evening Commute (4:30-7:30pm)
Other times (7:30pm-6:30am)
What would we like to see change?
A formal safety assessment of Grand Avenue
Police Enforcement of the posted speed limit
Radar sign enforcement of the posted speed limit
White shoulder lines added to the road
Multi-direction stop signs added at dangerous intersections
Clearly marked signs for blind driveways and roads
Addition of bike lanes, sidewalks, mixed-use trails