|State Street circa 1920: two-way travel,|
back-in angle parking, streetcar in the middle
(unknown postcard source - our Strong Towns group has used it!)
|Latest on State Street two-way conversion, October 31st|
|State Street - Alternative 2 appears to be the choice|
But not necessarily to 21st century best practices. It's very much a late 20th century design.
In the intervening time we've had the Streetscape/Sidewalk Study and also added this pocket for EV charging stations.
|EV charging stations at Capitol, November 22nd|
It does not appear that Court Street is included yet, so it will also be interesting to understand how they compensate for breaking the couplet. That seems like it could make the project more complicated.
Update: City Staff write:
[T]here may have been an inadvertent error in Steve's recent update (from October 31st) about the State Street two-way conversation....So yeah, this is another bit, a two-block increment, not the whole stretch to 12th.
The plan for State Street is to change to two-way from Liberty Street to Church Street.
Addendum, Sunday December 15th
Here's the charging station site.
|By the east wing of the Capitol|
|"Coming soon: A new Electric Avenue"|