Yearly Archives: 2016

There are new crosswalks under construction on Milledge Avenue. Except they’re more than crosswalks — they include pedestrian islands and make it easier and safer for UGA students, Clarke Central students and others to cross Milledge Avenue. This is real progress. And it’s not the only positive change we’ve seen […]

What a year it’s been!

Athens-Clarke Neighbors, ACC staff is considering two initiatives that will affect almost every neighborhood in Athens: prioritization of sidewalk construction and improvements to ACC roadways with high incidences of bike/pedestrian-vs.-car crashes. These two impending changes provide unique opportunities to create a cultural shift in the way our local government addresses […]

A call for citizen input to improve our streets

“… the discussion these days is not…a lack of awareness about what needs to be done, but rather a complete disconnect between that awareness and the actions of those responsible for the physical form of our communities.” — Jeff Speck, Walkable City   When you’re walking through downtown Athens, you know […]

Are you begging for your crosswalk signal?