pedestrian safety http://wemu.org en SnowBuddy Proposal to Clear Snow from Sidewalks in Ann Arbor Neighborhood http://wemu.org/post/snowbuddy-proposal-clear-snow-sidewalks-ann-arbor-neighborhood <p>At least one Ann Arbor neighborhood may change the way snow and ice is removed from sidewalks next winter.&nbsp; Ann Arbor businessman Paul Tinkerhess and others are working on the SnowBuddy concept to have a small tractor plow all of the sidewalks in the Water H<span style="line-height: 1.5;">ill neighborhood. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 20:02:12 +0000 Andrew Cluley 42791 at http://wemu.org SnowBuddy Proposal to Clear Snow from Sidewalks in Ann Arbor Neighborhood Ann Arbor Police in Midst of 26 Weeks to Safer Streets Effort http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-police-midst-26-weeks-safer-streets-effort <p>The Ann Arbor Police Department is just over one-third of the way through a six month effort to increase pedestrian and motorist safety.&nbsp; Almost 50 officers have worked overtime in the last two months specifically for the 26 Weeks to Safer Streets Program.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 08 Mar 2014 01:07:06 +0000 Andrew Cluley 42504 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor Police in Midst of 26 Weeks to Safer Streets Effort Ann Arbor City Council Takes First Measure to Repeal Crosswalk Ordinance http://wemu.org/post/ann-arbor-city-council-takes-first-measure-repeal-crosswalk-ordinance <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ann Arbor is creating a task force to look at pedestrian safety and access, but even before the group meets a change in the city's crosswalk law is expected.&nbsp;</span></p><p><a href="http://a2gov.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=1501691&amp;GUID=06D308B3-1215-43B3-A40A-4C61086E228C&amp;Options=&amp;Search=">Ann Arbor City Council took a pair of actions at their meeting last night</a> with an eye towards pedestrian safety, but concerns remain about if they will do anything positive.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more:</strong><br /><br />&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 19:12:27 +0000 Andrew Cluley 37953 at http://wemu.org Ann Arbor City Council Takes First Measure to Repeal Crosswalk Ordinance The Green Room: Local Speed Limits And Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety http://wemu.org/post/green-room-local-speed-limits-and-bicyclepedestrian-safety <p style="margin-left:.5in;">Of 22 fatal crashes in Washtenaw County in 2012, six of those fatalities were bikes and pedestrians.&nbsp; Some say our speed limits are too fast, while others say they are too low.&nbsp; In this month's installment of WEMU's "The Green Room",&nbsp;Reporter Barbara Lucas explores the controversies regarding speed limits.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p> Fri, 25 Oct 2013 10:44:13 +0000 David Fair & Barbara Lucas 36819 at http://wemu.org The Green Room: Local Speed Limits And Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety "Safe Routes" Grant to make Walking Safer in Northeast Ann Arbor http://wemu.org/post/safe-routes-grant-make-walking-safer-northeast-ann-arbor <p>A federal grant should help make it safer for students walking to Clague Middle School.&nbsp; Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 13:21:01 +0000 Andrew Cluley 19778 at http://wemu.org