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Willows Cut-Through Traffic

From: domainremoved <Brandon>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 13:26:18 -0800

Hi There!

My name is Brandon Knitter and I live in the Willows at 209 McKendry Dr.
We are a 4 person family with one lovely son and one beautiful daughter.
My family needs your help, please do something about cut-through traffic in
the Willows, it's a safety issue!

We need a reduction in the number of cars traveling at very unsafe speeds
throughout the Willows. Alternatives must be sought.

To date I've seen drivers traveling too fast (the majority of the issue),
not paying attention (looking at their phones), or just downright being
rude (yelling at me when I ask them to slow down or yelling at the kids
playing and riding their bikes). The situation is not a mere annoyance,
but it is down-right dangerous.

I don't know what to do and the issue appears intractable. It's to the
point where I feel like I have given up, and at times I consider moving.
This isn't fair to anyone!

We need the reduction in cut-through and unsafe traffic in the Willows to
be a city transportation goal for 2017 and we require resources to be
specifically included in the city's work plans for 2017. This cannot wait
until next year, this has to be started right now!

As a neighborhood we are compelled to work collaboratively with the city to
support this work to reduce unsafe traffic and increased cut-through
traffic. We all want and KNOW things can be different. My neighbors and I
want meaningful change, not simply a nod of acknowledgement. We will work
with you, and together, to resolve this issue!


The Knitter Family

Brandon, Angie, Zac and Natalie

(most recent family picture attached)

(image/jpeg attachment: IMG_20170217_174217.jpg)

Received on Thu Feb 23 2017 - 13:29:08 PST

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