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Voice – Spring 2011

March 1, 2011

Download PDF here (1.6 MB) – Tree planting – Neighborhood responds to recent crime wave – Volunteers – Orme Park construction – Sidewalks/walkability – FBAC doubles patrol area – Home Tour success – Graffiti task force update – History Part X

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The Annual PEDS Wire Hunt

February 26, 2010

PEDS, our watchful city-wide pedestrian advocacy organization is sponsoring its annual hunt for fallen utility wire hazards and needs your help to find them. Go to http://peds.org/wire-hunt/ to find out how to report and enter the contest. (3/21/10): From our good friends at PEDS – our local and very effective pedestrian advocate – two stories…

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The PDL Avenue CVS Construction Site

November 24, 2009

At first this area only presented a pedestrian hazard with the destruction of the sidewalks here – but City of Atlanta had the contractor move the “sidewalk closed” sign eastward to PDL Place solving that problem. But, now the contractor has moved out into the traffic lanes – effectively forcing westbound traffic in the curbside…

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Monroe Drive Pedestrian Perils

August 21, 2009

This is an extremely dangerous street for pedestrian crossing – so please use extreme caution here. The following is a report from Major Calvin Moss of APD Special Operations – “On Wednesday, August 12, Zone 6 responded to an adult male pedestrian struck by a vehicle at Monroe and Dutch Valley Road shortly after 1:00…

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PEDS Walk In Virginia-Highland – March 22

March 22, 2001

There will be a very important PEDS walk on Thursday, March 22 from 3:00-5:30 p.m.in the neighborhood. Seven neighborhoods are participating during this time — it will be a very large event. Please meet in the CVS parking lot promptly at 3:00 p.m. to secure your signs and assignments. We are crossing 27 crosswalks en…

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