Finally: Intersection Improvements
Action finally taken
Take a look at this article I published on Hoboken411 back in August of 2007.
I outlined some options to improve traffic and pedestrian safety in Hoboken, one of them being improving line of sight at busier intersections by prohibiting parking at “inner corners.”
Well, nearly a year and a half later – it seems like someone at city hall is finally realizing that not only is Hoboken411 right – but is better than a “10th Councilperson.”
Take a look at the photo gallery below. You can see some intersections uptown are getting the bollards to make it easier to see oncoming traffic. Ironically, the two people I spoke with were divided about the new poles. One person was angered that there are now less parking spots, while the other (who had recently witnessed two accidents at that particular corner) – was pleased with the improvements.
(Funny though – in the pictures by the dry cleaner – of course there was a double-parker who defeated the whole purpose of these blockades! Double the fine, I say!)
What do you think?
PHOTO GALLERY (HOLD MOUSE OVER IMAGE TO NAVIGATE – 5 PHOTOS IN THIS SET)