Complete Streets

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Public Comment Period Open

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan and the City of Albany Division of Traffic Engineering invite residents, businesses, and community stakeholders to view an online presentation and share feedback via a survey for the Washington Park Area Complete Streets Study.  This is an opportunity to review and provide reaction to the draft recommendations for investments designed to enhance pedestrian safety, reduce traffic, and improve mobility and access for all users of Washington Park.

Introduction

The City of Albany initiated this Complete Streets Traffic Planning Study for the Washington Park Area. The study evaluates pedestrian, bicycle and vehicle traffic circulation within the area, using a Complete Streets approach to enable safe, convenient, and comfortable travel/access for users of all ages and abilities regardless of their mode of transportation.121011_Center Square Basemap-rotated_Slide-Report

Study Objective

The purpose of this complete streets study is to:

  • Identify transportation network enhancements that honor the historical nature of Washington Park.
  • Reduce or minimize the negative effects of traffic in the study area.
  • Consider mobility and access for park users of all abilities including pedestrians, bicyclists, motorists, emergency access, parking impacts, and special events.
  • Draft Report
  • Draft Executive Summary


"Join at Your Own Pace" public Workshop


Watch the "Join at your Own Pace" public Workshop presentation 

After you finish watching, please provide feedback by filling out the Public Input Survey

Acknowledgements

  • Washington Park Neighborhood Association
  • Hudson Park Neighborhood Association
  • Center Square Neighborhood Association
  • Park South Neighborhood Association
  • Walkable Albany
  • Washington Park Conservancy
  • Lark Street BID
  • Albany Parking Authority
  • Albany Common Council Member Richard Conti (6th Ward 1997-2021)
  • Albany Common Council Member Gabriella Romero (6th Ward) 
  • CDTA
  • In Our Own Voices
  • Capital District Latinos
  • Capital District Pride Center
  • Northeastern Association of the Blind Albany NABA
  • Albany Bicycle Coalition

Please email with any project related questions.