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t payne inside Decatur May 22, 2019, 1:45 PM

Can't support a budget that does nothing to relieve traffic congestion. Not being able to drive and park does not support the two goals of attracting more businesses for our under used office spaces and promoting senior/elderly quality of life.

Kyle Heddon inside Decatur May 22, 2019, 12:07 PM

Teresa Kruzan inside Decatur May 22, 2019, 11:18 AM

Leah Barber inside Decatur April 29, 2019, 3:08 PM

What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept B


Additional Feedback
This sidewalk is critical for accessing the new school AND the Children's home/Legacy Park. We appreciate the efforts by the city to continue making streets safe for pedestrians and bicyclists, especially our youth.

Niklas Vollmer inside Decatur April 29, 2019, 8:02 AM

Concept A Comments:
Concept B is best. A is better than C.


Concept B Comments:
B is the BEST concept for all modes of transportation.


Concept C Comments:
Do not support C. B is best, then A. Avoid C at all costs.


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept B

Name not shown inside Decatur April 28, 2019, 2:41 PM

Concept A Comments:
We need to put our money where our mouth is and develop the transportation environment that embraces the future. This is the option that does it best.


Concept B Comments:
This is the poor-man’s alternative to Option A. It is acceptable, but just barely.


Concept C Comments:
This is not acceptable. We give bicycles their own space to make it safer for everyone.


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept A

Laura Spriggs inside Decatur April 28, 2019, 8:54 AM

Concept B Comments:
This option (Option B) provides the best solution for traffic calming and pedestrian and cyclist safety. Creating a fully safe path (SRTS) for Talley is critical as we will see a tremendous increase in traffic from families. Providing a safe route for the kids as well as other community members supports CoD's goals for alternative transportation.


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept B


Additional Feedback
This is a great opportunity to build the best option. We need protected bike lanes, especially for our younger community members who will be using this route!

Mark Burnette inside Decatur April 27, 2019, 10:55 PM

Concept A Comments:
Traffic studies don’t show a need for a left hand turn lane at Derrydown Way. Not worth the extra cost to add.


Concept B Comments:
My pick. Has sidewalks that permit all bicyclists to use.


Concept C Comments:
Doesn’t permit use of sidewalk by all bicyclists.


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept B

Name not shown inside Decatur April 27, 2019, 7:21 PM

Concept A Comments:
Turn lanes are a convenience.


Concept B Comments:
If turn lanes are too expensive, you could leave them out.


Concept C Comments:
A sidewalk is better than nothing, but bike lanes wide enough for adults would be best.


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept A


Additional Feedback
Thanks for making Decatur friendlier to cyclists!

Name not shown inside Decatur April 27, 2019, 7:03 PM

Concept A Comments:
This option seems most disruptive. We worry about complete blockage from Decatur to Memorial, but Decatur has already done that by shutting off turns lanes across the tracks, so ideally nobody will drive through Decatur now.


Concept B Comments:
This seems to be the least disruptive.
Having lived here almost thirty years, our poor old knees are no longer up for major (or even minor) cycling, so we stay home ($6 just to park at the square is out of our league) or drive elsewhere. When we hit the lottery, maybe we could buy an adult trike.


Concept C Comments:
This concept seems like the worst of all possible worlds. (Except, perhaps, for the poor souls actually trying to live on South Columbia Drive -- heaven help them).


What is your preferred concept to be implemented along South Columbia Drive (pick one)?
Concept B


Additional Feedback
Best of luck with all this. Between the plastic planters and blocked lanes on Howard, the outrageous parking stuff downtown, the cutting of RR crossing lanes, and now this, you'll have created a lovely town that no human beings (at least those over the age of 40) can live in. On a positive note, our home might just be perfect for David Dude and his family, who cannot afford to live here.