City transportation planners present ideas on Fifth Street
Skepticism of bus lanes, support for roundabout, more data needed on road diet details
On Tuesday, Charlottesville’s elected officials met with the appointed Charlottesville Planning Commission to give feedback on a set of proposals to slow down traffic on Fifth Street Extended.
Several groups have called upon to Council to take action to increase safety conditions on the roadway following a string of fatal crashes in 2020.
“Our consultant team and staff have been working for the last couple of months to expedite a design plan to improve transportation safety,” said James Freas, the city’s director of Neighborhood Development Services.Read more