|Preliminary rankings (some columns omitted)|
|The April pre-app sheet on McGilchrist and 22nd|
Moreover, the offset intersection may also have a traffic calming function, and by aligning the intersection, it may create more zoomy streets.
As a "complete streets" project, then, this is a little bit non-sensical and something of a Potemkin performance.
The fourth ranked project is a grotesque widening scheme.
|Take Center Street to five lanes|
At some point we have to start prioritizing non-auto moblity.
We have a decade to make changes to our carbon pollution, and stacking up road widening projects for the next decade doesn't help us.
|When will the MPO grapple with this?|
|via NOAA - new and "improved" at 415ppm!!!|
You can download the agenda and meeting packet here.
Because of construction at MPO-HQ, the TAC will meet in Courthouse Square, the Senator Hearing Room, 555 Court St NE. They meet Tuesday the 11th at 1:30pm.
Here's the McGilchrist area from the Bicycle chapter of the Transportation System Plan.
|22nd is not conceived as a continuous route|
As Rich suggests below, 22nd could be a north-south route, especially if you are comfortable with some amount of heavy truck traffic, but it would not be a route for kids. The realignment will also speed up some of that north-south truck traffic and induce more through-trips.
So it's a real mixed bag, and I'm not sure it's a reason to say the intersection alignment would be a strong multi-modal benefit. The benefit would be weaker, and would accrue mainly to adult, confident cyclists.