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12:42 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Ann Arbor To Announce Plans This Week to Address Parking, Traffic Concerns Near Argo Canoe Livery

The popularity of the Argo Cascades and other activities on the Huron River has also posed parking and traffic problems around the Argo Canoe Livery.  Ann Arbor officials Wednesday will share proposed solutions to these issues.

Plenty of parking at the Argo Canoe Livery on a rainy day in March while the Huron River is still mostly frozen. That hasn't been the case frequently in warmer months.
Credit Andrew Cluley / 89.1 WEMU

Deputy Manager for Parks and Recreation Jeff Straw says there were complaints about a change made last summer to address safety concerns along Longshore Drive.

Ann Arbor's Park and Recreation Deputy Manager Jeff Straw discusses concerns neighbors had about one effort last summer to address traffic and parking issues around the Argo Canoe Livery.

Straw says most of the solutions to be discussed this week can be in place later this spring.  He says they will be looking for input from the public to make sure their ideas have community support. 

The meeting will be at the Leslie Science and Nature Center Wednesday at seven.   Click here for more information on the meeting.

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— Andrew Cluley is the Ann Arbor beat reporter, and anchor for 89.1 WEMU News. Contact him at 734.487.3363 or email him acluley@emich.edu.