Slow Streets Project

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The City of Fayetteville is seeking community feedback about current Slow Streets pilot projects taking place in Fayetteville.


What are Slow Streets?

Slow Streets are residential neighborhood streets that are temporarily signed to slow traffic to facilitate safe space for walking, biking, and children playing in these areas. The streets are accessible to residents, delivery, and service vehicles. The intent is to help people stay healthy while remaining close to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. At least 50 cities in the U.S. have implemented some version of Slow Streets in response to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines.

For more information about Slow Streets in Fayetteville, visit the City's website here.

In Fayetteville, the following areas have been designated as Slow Streets:

Wilson Park Slow Streets: May 26 - August 26 (completed)
Sunday Slow Streets, Summer Program: June 14 - August 23 (completed)
Weekend Slow Streets, Fall Program, S. Washington Street: September, 2020
Weekend Slow Street Fall Program, Betty Jo Drive: October, 2020



Weekend Slow Streets NWA

The Cities of Fayetteville and Bentonville have collaborated with BikeNWA to implement Slow Streets NWA to support safe outdoor activities on Sundays through October 31, 2020. The program implements soft closures on select city streets, restricting them to local vehicle traffic such as residents, business traffic, emergency vehicles, and service/delivery vehicle, and reducing speed on these streets. The goal is to make neighborhood streets safer to walk, bike, and travel without a vehicle, creating wider spaces than our current sidewalks and trails allow for safe physical distancing. On these streets, residents can make trips to local businesses and explore the community by foot or bicycle using the roadway while reducing foot traffic at parks and on outdoor trails, like the Razorback Greenway, which have experienced extremely high usage since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The route purposefully engages business districts to drive support for local businesses.

Volunteer Opportunities
If community members would like to be involved with Slow Streets, there are a number of volunteer opportunities. For more information, reach out to BikeNWA at info@bikenwa.org. Or visit https://www.givepulse.com/group/239961-BikeNWA.

Weekend Slow Streets Fayetteville October Route Map
(NOTE: Routes and dates are subject to change based on community feedback.)


Below are links to a BikeNWA survey about the Sunday Slow Streets NWA project and a City of Fayetteville survey about the Wilson Park Slow Streets pilot project. We appreciate you taking time to provide us with your feedback about these programs.

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact:

Dane Eifling,
Mobility Coordinator
Engineering Division
City of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Phone: 479.575.8243
deifling@fayetteville-ar.gov


CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BIKENWA SUNDAY SLOW STREETS SURVEY.


The City of Fayetteville is seeking community feedback about current Slow Streets pilot projects taking place in Fayetteville.


What are Slow Streets?

Slow Streets are residential neighborhood streets that are temporarily signed to slow traffic to facilitate safe space for walking, biking, and children playing in these areas. The streets are accessible to residents, delivery, and service vehicles. The intent is to help people stay healthy while remaining close to their homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. At least 50 cities in the U.S. have implemented some version of Slow Streets in response to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines.

For more information about Slow Streets in Fayetteville, visit the City's website here.

In Fayetteville, the following areas have been designated as Slow Streets:

Wilson Park Slow Streets: May 26 - August 26 (completed)
Sunday Slow Streets, Summer Program: June 14 - August 23 (completed)
Weekend Slow Streets, Fall Program, S. Washington Street: September, 2020
Weekend Slow Street Fall Program, Betty Jo Drive: October, 2020



Weekend Slow Streets NWA

The Cities of Fayetteville and Bentonville have collaborated with BikeNWA to implement Slow Streets NWA to support safe outdoor activities on Sundays through October 31, 2020. The program implements soft closures on select city streets, restricting them to local vehicle traffic such as residents, business traffic, emergency vehicles, and service/delivery vehicle, and reducing speed on these streets. The goal is to make neighborhood streets safer to walk, bike, and travel without a vehicle, creating wider spaces than our current sidewalks and trails allow for safe physical distancing. On these streets, residents can make trips to local businesses and explore the community by foot or bicycle using the roadway while reducing foot traffic at parks and on outdoor trails, like the Razorback Greenway, which have experienced extremely high usage since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The route purposefully engages business districts to drive support for local businesses.

Volunteer Opportunities
If community members would like to be involved with Slow Streets, there are a number of volunteer opportunities. For more information, reach out to BikeNWA at info@bikenwa.org. Or visit https://www.givepulse.com/group/239961-BikeNWA.

Weekend Slow Streets Fayetteville October Route Map
(NOTE: Routes and dates are subject to change based on community feedback.)


Below are links to a BikeNWA survey about the Sunday Slow Streets NWA project and a City of Fayetteville survey about the Wilson Park Slow Streets pilot project. We appreciate you taking time to provide us with your feedback about these programs.

If you have questions or comments, please feel free to contact:

Dane Eifling,
Mobility Coordinator
Engineering Division
City of Fayetteville, Arkansas
Phone: 479.575.8243
deifling@fayetteville-ar.gov


CLICK HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE BIKENWA SUNDAY SLOW STREETS SURVEY.


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