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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 Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

5 August 2013

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Commitment to Peaceful Neighbor to Neighbor Mitigations

Less Concrete. This driveway looks to be a carpet of green grass but actually utilized pavers with the capacity for heavy trucks and cranes. Screening Ideas. Can be used as a trellis, or to block out unsightly equipment. : Way Finding: Birming, lowering the site, utilizing the grade and slope for parking and lessening the […]

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

4 April 2013

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

The Historic Holy Cross Chapel is a beautiful, historic building that provides an interfaith sanctuary of solitude and comfort for patients, families, staff, visitors, and friends. Construction began in 1901 and dedicated in April 14, 1904   The chapel was created as part of the Holy Cross Hospital, first established in 1875 by the Sisters […]

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University Student Project pitches a wide variety of ideas from neighbors and other cities for enhancing the University Gardens Neighborhood

11 March 2013

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University Student Project pitches a wide variety of ideas from neighbors and other cities for enhancing the University Gardens Neighborhood

Salt Lake City Workshop students Alex Roy, Alev Bilginsoy, and Mike Lynch present ideas they gathered from the neighbors and other cities for enhancing the University Gardens Neighborhood. See the complete presentation here: AlexRoy_AlevBilginsoy_MikeLynch_Students

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Community Development & Land Use Committee (CD/LU)

5 October 2012

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Community Development & Land Use Committee (CD/LU)

Mission The East Central Community Council  is a safe, vibrant and beautiful community.   The Community Development and Land Use Committee (CDLU) is a standing committee of the ECC headed by the Chairs of the ECC.  It’s  mission is to preserve, enhance and sustain the quality of life within the neighborhoods through citizen input and […]

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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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“Lighter, quicker, cheaper” to calm neighborhood traffic.

2 September 2012

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“Lighter, quicker, cheaper” to calm neighborhood traffic.

Next week the Salt Lake City Transportation Division will be installing temporary planters on 400 South between 1100 & 1200 East to remind those speeding down the street that they are driving within a neighborhood. The planters will remain until mid September. The City has 6 sets of temporary planters (really  feeding troughs filled with […]

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