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The City of Tempe
Are you in favor of removing the traffic calming choker device on Knox Road?
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Tempe City Council
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The city of Tempe is seeking neighborhood input into the removal of the traffic calming choker device installed in July 2010 on Knox Road between Rural Road and Warner Ranch Drive to help slow vehicles. The city installed the choker following a public process to address concerns related to speeding and traffic on Knox Road.
Since the installation, concerns have been raised with how the choker impacts bicyclists. The proposed solution is to configure the roadway similar to Warner Ranch Drive. To accomplish this, city of Tempe staff would remove the choker and parking along the entire length of the north side of the street and restripe Knox Road to include bike lanes on both sides of the street. This means the centerline would also be removed. Funding is not available to have the street repaved, which may result in a visible change to the pavement surface where the centerline was removed. The raised crosswalk and parking on the south side would remain in place.
For more information, please contact Shauna Warner, Neighborhood Services Manager, at 480-350-8883 or email@example.com.