Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby scooterj » Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:33 am

It didn't make the news (even though a similar accident in the Plaza did), but a woman and her child were struck by a car at 12th & McGee yesterday as they were walking to the Argyle. Those construction barricades along 12th for Traders and Grand are a menace with the reduced sight lines. If you're walking, or driving anything shorter than a large SUV, it's very difficult to see approaching 12th street traffic.

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby KCPowercat » Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:44 pm

Pedestrian lights on Broadway have been tinkered with....no more automatic walk signal all the time

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby DaveKCMO » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:05 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Pedestrian lights on Broadway have been tinkered with....no more automatic walk signal all the time


Report to 311.

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby KCPowercat » Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:11 pm

Done but I feel it was done on purpose....multiple lights on Broadway

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby DaveKCMO » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:11 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Done but I feel it was done on purpose....multiple lights on Broadway


Oh, I'm sure it was done on purpose. Interested to see the official response.

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby KCPowercat » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:31 pm

I assume I'll get a generic blow off resolution.

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby DaveKCMO » Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:39 pm

It might be related to O'Neil bridge rehab.

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby KCPowercat » Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:56 pm

Looking at the 311 map there are a lot of reports of the signals not changing....even when pushed. Warms my heart!

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby gfenn11 » Mon Jun 11, 2018 5:34 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Looking at the 311 map there are a lot of reports of the signals not changing....even when pushed. Warms my heart!


I was one of them! :)

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Re: Making downtown more pedestrian friendly

Postby DaveKCMO » Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:22 am

Crossing Broadway eastbound on the south side of 12th worked for me yesterday. I pressed the button, so not sure if it would have been automatic. Someone else reported on Twitter that they weren't working at all.


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