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

10 October 2015

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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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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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Walkability: Making our Neighborhood Welcoming, Liveable and Safe

15 April 2011

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Walkability: Making our Neighborhood Welcoming, Liveable and Safe

What is Walkability? Walkability is a quantitative and qualitative measurement of how inviting or un-inviting an area is to pedestrians. Walking matters more and more to towns and cities as the connection between walking and socially vibrant neighbourhoods is becoming clearer. Built environments that promote and facilitate walking – to stores, work, school and amenities […]

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Air Quality

13 January 2011

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Air Quality

Tips to Reduce Air Pollution at Home click here to enlarge Check out the resources and tips in the infographic above from Utah Clean Energy. Additional air quality resources: Energy Efficiency for Your Home: How to Guide Create Your Emergency Air Quality Implementation Plan Join the “Lets Clear the Air” campaign Improve Air Quality and […]

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