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Goal: Complete and accessible sidewalk network

29 Jul 2020

Accessible sidewalk network  

  • ACTION STEPS: Identify and advocate for new sidewalks, sidewalk repair, and accessibility improvements for people with disabilities, particularly in areas adjacent to schools, parks, bus stops, and underpasses; Priority streets for inventory include Synott Rd, Boone Rd, Beechnut St, Bissonnet St, and the subdivision east of the Harmony Public Schools Central Office 

COORDINATION

Community: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Prioritize, Advocate 

City: Houston Public Works, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: International District, Area Civic Clubs | Role: Support, Advocate


Identify and address intersections that are unsafe for pedestrians and cyclists  

  • ACTION STEPS: Identify dangerous crosswalks and intersections, such as Wilcrest and Bissonnet and develop design interventions to improve safety such as high-visibility crosswalks, pedestrian signal timing, and lighting        

COORDINATION

Community: International District | Role: Advocate, Implement

City: Houston Public Works | Role: Support, Implement

Community Connectors: Alief/Westwood NST | Role: Advocate

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