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Re: bike lanes on Gilbert

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 10:17:19 -0700

Hi Lisa,

Thank you for your email and suggestions. I look forward to making this
bike route as safe as possible, too.

Best regards,
Kirsten

On Wednesday, July 13, 2016, Lisl Shoda <lisl.shoda_at_(domainremoved)

> Dear City Council Members,
>
> Thank you for your consideration of safe transportation options for the
> soon-to-be-open Laurel upper campus. We live on Marmona Drive and hope our
> 4th grader will be able to bicycle to school.
>
> Perhaps because Gilbert is a relatively wide street and a central
> entry/exit route for the Willows, there's a pretty large volume of traffic,
> which sometimes goes quite fast. I believe it would hugely improve safety
> if there were dedicated bike lanes on Gilbert. Bike lanes would not only
> provide a space where drivers would expect to see bicycles but also serve
> to narrow the road, which often reduces speed.
>
> I'm sure there are many considerations here, but a physical demarcation of
> the bike lanes would be great. A lesser option but still good would be
> those really bright markings that seem to be more prevalent now.
>
> Thanks so much for considering the possibility of dedicated bike lanes on
> Gilbert. As a member of the neighborhood, I would really love to see
> bicycling as a safe and frequently used option for our local school.
>
> Kind regards,
> Lisl Shoda
>
>
>
Received on Wed Jul 13 2016 - 10:23:19 PDT

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