March 9, 2014
The city was using traffic counters to find out information about speeds and the number and types of cars that use the street. The study was done because many residents are complaining about how fast many people go on the street where there are a lot of kids playing outside. It was found that the street didn't meet the criteria necessary to establish additional fines for speeding, but staff at the public works department will be working on a program to put up "watch for children" signs.
"But we want to make sure that it's not on every residential street, drivers will get inundated with signs and after a while it won't have its special meaning anymore, but we want to kind of hold the reigns on putting this on every street in the city," says Transportation Superintendent Drew Williams. Once a program is decided on, Williams will present it to city council on August 8th.