Wednesday, Oct 17th

Last updateWed, 17 Oct 2018 6am

You are here: Home Content On Our Minds Complete the Traffic Survey Before Thursday at Midnight
first
  
last
 
 
start
stop
Deb Pekarek to Chair Scarsdale Bowl Committee

Deb Pekarek to Chair Scarsdale Bowl Committee

Deb Pekarek has been named Chair of the 2019 Scarsdale Bowl Committ...

Scarsdale Girls Varsity Swim and Dive Team's Historic Season

Scarsdale Girls Varsity Swim and Dive Team's Historic Season

The Scarsdale Girls Varsity Swim & Dive team has followed up la...

St. James the Less Hosts Graveyard Tour and Halloween Party

St. James the Less Hosts Graveyard Tour and Halloween Party

The ghosts will haunt the graveyard at the Church of St. James the ...

Scarsdale Forum Recommends Organic Landscape Practices For All Village Properties

Scarsdale Forum Recommends Organic Landscape Practices For All Village Properties

The Scarsdale Forum Sustainability and Municipal Services Committee...

first
  
last
 
 
start
stop

Complete the Traffic Survey Before Thursday at Midnight

walksignThere's only a few days left to take the Scarsdale Forum's Municipal Services committee Traffic Survey, www.ScarsdaleTrafficSurvey.com. The Survey is closing at midnight on November 30. The objective is to bring everyone's concerns about conditions on our local roads, sidewalks, school drop off lanes and parking areas to the attention of the Village. We also need the input of our youth who are just beginning to drive with a permit, or who already have their license, or who experience problems as pedestrians or riding their bicycles.

The Survey analysis, to be done by residents who are knowledgeable working with survey data, will be an integral part of the Forum committee's continuing follow up to our 2015 traffic report recommendations.Some signals and signage have been improved since then, but more can and should be done. There should be zero tolerance for pedestrian knock downs, vehicles passing stopped school buses, and speeding. The Village-wide chaos on the roads the day before Thanksgiving and on ordinary days too – including impassible gridlock, excessive speeding, and illegal turns through red signaled crosswalks – is also unacceptable.

Participation in the survey by everyone in the community will ensure that the data helps us make progress towards safer streets. The Survey can be taken on a computer or smart phone at www.ScarsdaleTrafficSurvey.com.

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

Comments   

#1 Sharon Forman 2017-11-29 13:19
I have lived in Scarsdale (Edgemont since July of 2005). A persistent concern involves the difficulty in turning left onto Popham Road when entering Scarsdale Village from Scarsdale Avenue. There is no left turn signal on the traffic light, and sometimes when I am even the first car turning toward the train station and Edgemont, I am stranded in the middle of the intersection, as cars are moving forward with the right of way exiting from the Scarsdale Village area. Perhaps by simply installing a left arrow onto the traffic light, the blocked box and much frustration could be avoided. If only this were the most pressing problem for anyone, but I believe it is so easily rectified. Thanks so much for your attention.
Sincerely,
Sharon G. Forman
Quote

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Good Work

SETTING

Deb Pekarek to Chair Scarsdale Bowl Committee

Deb Pekarek to Chair Scarsdale Bowl Committee

Deb Pekarek has been named Chair of the 2019 Scarsdale Bowl Committee. Randy Guggenheimer, President of the Scarsdale Foundation, announc...

Read More

Around Town

SETTING

Neighborhood News

SETTING

On Our Minds

SETTING

Water, Water Everywhere… What to do About Local Flooding?

Water, Water Everywhere… What to do About Local Flooding?

Many Scarsdale residents still are cleaning up after severe flooding from two weeks ago – discarding ruined belongings, calling in mold-p...

Read More

On Our Radar

SETTING

Parenting

SETTING

St. James the Less Hosts Graveyard Tour and Halloween Party

St. James the Less Hosts Graveyard Tour and Halloween Party

The ghosts will haunt the graveyard at the Church of St. James the Less on Sunday evening, October 28th, beginning at 6:00pm. However, Mo...

Read More

Village Voices

SETTING

Village Presents Report on Road Conditions and Repaving Program

Village Presents Report on Road Conditions and Repaving Program

You’re not imagining it. The reason it feels like so many roads are being repaved in Scarsdale is because this year, the village, county ...

Read More

School News

SETTING

Schools

SETTING

Girls Varsity A Soccer Team Continues its Surge as the Playoffs Approach

Girls Varsity A Soccer Team Continues its Surge as the Playoffs Approach

Elizabeth Elcik takes the ball up the sideline against New Rochelle Late in September, having played a very difficult early season schedul...

Read More

The Goods

SETTING

50 Years Later: The SHS Class of 1968 Returns for a Memorable Reunion

50 Years Later: The SHS Class of 1968 Returns for a Memorable Reunion

They came from as far as Switzerland and San Diego and as near as Edgewood and Edgemont to remember their high school years, which for so...

Read More

Real Estate

SETTING

People

SETTING

Photo Opps from Fountain Six, LWVS, a Congressional Candidate and a Bake Sale

Photo Opps from Fountain Six, LWVS, a Congressional Candidate and a Bake Sale

Fountain Six kids at Wilkens Orchard The students of Fountain Six at Scarsdale Middle School took a trip to Wilkens Orchard in Yorktown on...

Read More

first
  
last
 
 
start
stop

Programs for Scarsdale Kids