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Re: Gilbert & Central intersection

From: domainremoved <Ann>
Date: Fri, 6 May 2016 13:46:34 -0700

Following up on a conversation with Catherine Carlton, here's a picture of
what I have in mind. There are similar signs in Palo Alto, e.g. on Forest
Avenue between Middlefield and Hale.

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/b5/Cross_traffic_does_not_stop_2.jpg



On Wed, May 4, 2016 at 6:09 AM, Ann Turner <apturner.gm_at_(domainremoved)

> Accidents at this intersection are often reported in the Next Door Willows
> neighborhood group.
>
> https://thewillows.nextdoor.com/news_feed/
>
> I understand that there will be discussion about putting in a four-way
> stop sign at a City Council meeting (I think on June 7th, when we will be
> out of town). I mentioned that a "Cross Traffic Does Not Stop" warning sign
> could be effective. It was favorably received by several on the Next Door
> group. I would propose a trial of this simpler approach. A stop sign might
> have unintended consequences: as another poster wrote "Right now during the
> afternoon rush hour cars back up on Central because they (some) have to
> wait for the non stopping Gilbert traffic. Put in the Gilbert stop sign and
> more cars will becoming down Central cause there won't be a back up. Just
> what we need."
>
> Please consider this alternative at your meeting.
>
> Thank you,
>
> Ann Turner
> 418 Gilbert Ave
> 650-324-0921
>
Received on Fri May 06 2016 - 13:52:57 PDT

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