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*Improvements and work completed or scheduled as of August, 2017.

Tier 1 work - signs & pavement markings. 

  • Reduced Speed School Zones have been installed at all the identified locations. 

  • Pavement marking refreshing is complete. 

  • Updating signage is now complete.  

Tier 2 work - capital improvements adjacent to the AAPS-identified priority areas (High Schools & Middle Schools).

  • Community High: Bump outs on Division; gateway treatments on Division and Fifth 

  • Huron High: RRFB installation at Gallup Park ; extension of sidewalk along south side of Fuller and relocation of Gallup Park crossing (project postponed to date uncertain – will be added to the CIP)

  • Pathways to Success: RRFB installation; gateway treatment on Packard

  • Pioneer High: RRFB on Seventh Street 

  • Forsythe/Wines: Gateway treatment @ Newport & Red Oak (DONE)

  • Clague: Gateway treatments on Nixon 

  • Scarlett/Mitchell: Gateway treatment on Lorraine (Summer 2017); ADA ramps 

  • Slauson: Crosswalk improvements on Eighth; Crosswalk improvements on Washington will be done in 2018 as part of the scheduled water main replacement project.

  • A list of priority items identified by the A2 Safe Transit group has been shared with the Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Staff is now going through the items identified on this list and preparing a plan to be implemented in FY18 & 19.

Other items

Tier 2 Work that is the responsibility of AAPS (these suggested improvements have been communicated to AAPS through the TSC):

  • Ann Arbor Open: Sidewalk gap on Red Oak

  • Clague: Raised crosswalk on Bluett (AAPS/Clague would need to apply to the Traffic Calming Program)

  • Tappan: Sidewalk repair on Stadium – AAPS has replaced the deteriorated asphalt sidewalk along Stadium with a new concrete sidewalk.  

  • Scio Church: The City and AAPS are discussing the potential addition of Sidewalk along the north side of Scio Church Road adjacent to the Pioneer High School Property in conjunction with the planned 2018 resurfacing project. This would be an expense of AAPS, but could be constructed as part of the City's project. The City is awaiting confirmation from AAPS to proceed with including the sidewalk installation in the project.