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Traffic email — sample 2
From: Craig Kelley [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2009 11:26 PM
Subject: Traffic Calming on Council's Monday night agenda
I put in the following Order about traffic calming for Monday night. Some of you love traffic calming, some of you, like me, think much of what we do is of dubious value with sometimes significant downsides, and others fall in between. Regardless, it seems like we ought to make sure we're reviewing what works and what doesn't work and trying to learn from both.
It'd be great if folks could come speak about this issue on Monday night. Public comment starts a bit after 5:30. You can also email the Council at Council@cambridgema.gov.
Thanks a lot.
Policy Order Resolution
WHEREAS: The City's street improvement projects often include traffic-calming devices such as curb extensions, raised intersections and chicanes; and
WHEREAS: It is not readily apparent to many people that these traffic-calming devices make our streets safer, as cars turn widely around curb extensions and drivers may focus more on road obstructions rather than pedestrians; and
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