Paint is cheap: TC experiments at 10th and Lake
After meeting with a group of Old Town residents, the City is experimenting with some paint at the corner of Lake Ave. and 10th St. (map) next to Oryana. There is a striped center line leading to and around the corner, a painted bump-out, fresh parking delineation (previously none), and a crosswalk. This is a notorious intersection for high speeds and drivers oblivious to the abundant people on foot and bicycle. We tried deputized penguins, but they flew the roost.
I watched for a while, with and without the cones, and have to say…the cones were really effective in slowing down traffic in this crazily wide and out-of-context intersection. Without the cones…well, it’s an experiment, we shall see.
Been to the corner? What do you all think?
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