Council Member Tish James released a statement yesterday commending the traffic changes that are set to be put into place on Classon Avenue. James and other politicians had brought concerns about speeding on the thoroughfare to the city’s attention. We reported on the DOT’s traffic-calming plans last September, and since then they’ve been approved by all the community boards Classon runs through. The measures include painting parking lane lines on both sides of the street; installing a single, 11-foot-wide center travel lane in low-traffic areas; putting in two 10-foot-wide market travel lanes in busier areas; and adding three traffic lanes to the half block south of Atlantic Avenue, which is meant to force more cars to wait for the light. Signal timing will also be adjusted to improve traffic flow. Construction will dovetail with the repaving of Classon south of Atlantic Avenue, which is happening this spring.
DOT Eyes Classon Avenue for Streetscape Improvements [Brownstoner]
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