Comment 116713

By mountain66 (registered) | Posted March 02, 2016 at 11:54:30

Just a quick follow up on this. My wife & I requested that the crossing from Claremount Drive to the stairs connecting to James Street. Here is a portion of the reply from Councillor Whitehead's office: “I have inquired regarding signage from Southam Park directing people to the West 5th Stairs and I am waiting on a response from staff. There was a request some years ago regarding a marked crosswalk however this was discouraged by City Planning as it could be hazardous with traffic coming off of the Claremont access onto the by-pass to West 5th Street this is still considered a major roadway and traffic is travelling like on an expressway.” I wish I knew how to highlight EXPRESSWAY. Don't think we don't think we wouldn't like safer streets the same as the lower city but when this is the response!!!!

Comment edited by mountain66 on 2016-03-02 11:54:39

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