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of Regional Transportation:

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Brownsboro Road Diet Under Construction - Finally!!!!

The Brownsboro Road Sidewalk Project is under construction.  This is Lousiville's first "Road Diet" where the number of travel lanes were reduced in favor of pedestrian safety.  The project has been under study for over a decade, led by neighborhood walking and biking activists and the Blind Community which has a significant presence in Clifton.  At issue was the lack of pedestrian links to traverse along busy Brownsboro Road to safe crossing.  The north side of the street lacked sidewalks for several hundred yards - opposite the Kroger grocery, CVS, and several eateries.  The north side of the road is high density residential, leaving many residents, and often children, scrambling to cross safely without access to lights or crosswalks.  Blind residents were particularly disadvantaged.

Critique of KIPDA transportation planning process

Bud Hixson does not like the way KIPDA is handling the region's transportation planning process.

CART Annual Meeting - board seeks to amend bylaws

6pm, Wednesday May 16th, 2012
Clifton Center, 2117 Payne St

Business Meeting includes an update on the

  • CART Bridges Project lawsuit
  • Bike/Walking Initiatives
  • Election of Board of Directors
  • Membership vote on bylaw changes - see attachment

Louisville Bicycle Challenge

Ritual of Summer: TARC cutting service, raising fares

http://www.ridetarc.org/InternalOneColumn.aspx?id=744

Nine express routes on the chopping block.

Fares from $1.50 to $1.75.

 

Support Complete Streets

Please call the capitol message line at 1-800-372-7181 and ask your legislators to support Kentucky's Complete Streets bill, SB 133. It will soon be heard in front of the Senate Transportation Committee. Finally, go fill out this survey so you can communicate with the other supporters. 

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Brownsboro Road Diet continuing

The project is supposedly proceeding this spring, after the Sherman Minton reopens.

Thanks to the more than three score people who came out that night to support the project!

Don't forget to sign the petition.


Some supporters of the project / Courtesy Kirk Kandle

Brownsboro Road Diet petition

This online petition is being organized through Tina Ward-Pugh's office. Please take a moment to sign it.

Livable Streets Action Alert - Brownsboro Road Diet Needs Support

Some businesses are attempting to organize against the Brownsboro Road Diet.

You Can Help

Who You and all the friends you're about to invite...
(facebook).
What Rock the 9th District Community Forum
When Wednesday, Jan 25th
Forum starts: 6:00 pm
Diet topic starts: 6:20~6:30 pm?
Where
Kentucky School for the Blind Auditorium
1867 Frankfort Avenue
(google map)
(TARC #15, #19)
Why Walking without Fear
How Applaud the presentation. Wear one of our stickers. If there's opportunity to comment, come forward and say "I Support the Sidewalk and Road Diet."

What is the Brownsboro Road Diet?

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