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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

10 October 2015

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Safe Passage for Pedestrians across Dangerous “Hot Spots” in the ECC

With the highest density in the City and seven arterial streets/ highways cutting through all of it’s neighborhoods,  the ECC launches a campaign to request more be done to provide safe passage for all pedestrians. See the summary of the ten year plan and what is left to be done here: CIP 2013 Pedestrian Safety […]

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

28 August 2014

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Newsflash: The City gives a positive response to our request for Safe Passage for Pedestrians on 100 South and South Temple!

Last week the City Council approved capital improvement projects through out the city including several that respond directly to our request for safe passage across the arterial  streets that run through East Central. The City Council allocated:  $50,000 to provide for installation of pedestrian-activated flashing LED warning lights at crosswalks on 100 South at 1000 […]

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University to Downtown Bikeway

14 April 2013

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University to Downtown Bikeway

The Salt Lake Transportation Division has completed a preliminary corridor evaluation for a University to Downtown Bikeway. The City says that the University to Downtown corridor is a key corridor for bicyclists, and the City wishes to provide a “better than a bike lane” connection using a progressive bikeway design similar to others being implemented […]

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Sugar House Streetcar – 1100 East to 1700 South and eventually on to 900 South and beyond or east on 2100 South

14 March 2013

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Sugar House Streetcar – 1100 East to 1700 South and eventually on to 900 South and beyond or east on 2100 South

Salt Lake City, South Salt Lake, and UTA are developing a streetcar line in the Sugar House area. This is an ongoing project and you are invited to join in the process to contribute your ideas and thoughts. The City Council will make the final determination of the “locally preferred alternative” to extend the Sugar […]

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Commitment to Alternative Transportation

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Alternative Transportation

bike web site http://www.bikeslc.com/WheretoRide/SLCBikeMap.html Get the bike map here.

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Commitment to Pedestrian Safety

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Pedestrian Safety

In August of 2000, as part of the Salt Lake City Pedestrian Safety Committee’s initial efforts to reduce pedestrian involved accidents, flags were placed at six crosswalks in the downtown area. The idea for flags was brought to the attention of the pedestrian safety committee by a City Council staff member who saw them being […]

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Commitment to the Stewardship of our Urban Forest

5 October 2012

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Commitment to the Stewardship of our Urban Forest

Get watering trees & shrubs packet here: Watering Trees & Shrubs

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100 or 200 South to connect downtown Salt Lake to the U?

1 October 2011

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100 or 200 South to connect downtown Salt Lake to the U?

The Salt Lake City Transportation is conducting an alternatives analysis to determine, among other things, the best route to connect downtown to the U. See the map here: EastWestCandidateStreets300S090313 Let your voice be heard by posting on Open City Hall http://www.slcgov.com/opencityhall or contacting the Salt Lake City Transportation Division Julianne Sabula at 801535-6678 or by email at julianne.sabula@slcgov.com. […]

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Important meeting September 18 7:30-8 p.m.

1 September 2011

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Important meeting September 18 7:30-8 p.m.

(These pictures show two of the three homes that would be demolished, the adjoining empty lot and some of the surrounding neighborhood.)   Dear Friends and Neighbors, The East Central Community Council Executive Board would like to invite you to hear a presentation by Prescott Muir, Principal and Founder of Prescott Muir Architects. Prescott represents […]

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Crosswalk Flags

7 May 2011

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Crosswalk Flags

East Central_University_Flag Sponsors EQUIPMENT & INSTALLATION Installation of the flags is quick and simple using readily available materials. The flag holders are black ABS plastic pipes 10″ long by 4″ in diameter with caps placed on one end. Flag holders are usually banded or bolted to new or existing U-Channel or Telspar poles. Flags are […]

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