Tag Archives: Pedestrian Friendly

Public Hearing on North Avenue Plan

[ June 21, 2011; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] The week of May 9th, the East Tosa North Avenue Plan was reviewed by the Plan Commission and Community Development.  The plan is now set for a public hearing on June 21 at the City Hall.   We have come a long way in the past years from securing the grant for and undergoing the process [...]

Design Studio Presention

After months of researching North Avenue in East Tosa – learning about the history, businesses and surrounding neighborhoods, RDG Planning and Design hosted charettes to further garner community feedback about how this 16 block “main street” should look and feel.  Please view the concept presentation, which includes renderings as well as community survey response data.

Crucial Step Taken in Developing “Road Map” for North Avenue in East Town Tosa

The vision for this area is a progressive urban community intent on combining unique public spaces and commercial experience which interconnect vibrant, established neighborhoods. The East Tosa North Avenue commercial district has had numerous studies over the years to address specific issues from parking to streetscape, yet it lacks a cohesive, strategic plan or “road map” [...]

Making North Avenue Safer

Survey respondents voiced concern about walking along North Avenue. Among complaints noted were speed of traffic, illegal use of left turn lanes and noncompliance of yielding to pedestrians in crosswalks were specifically noted as deterrents. Sixty percent (60.1%) of survey respondents stated that the fact that traffic doesn’t yield to pedestrians in crosswalks “impacts” or [...]
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