City of Ann Arbor to host speed management open house events in October

ANN ARBOR – Three events are planned to help community members learn more about the City of Ann Arbor’s future speed management program.

The program is part of the city’s Move Together Vision Zero transportation plan, which outlines ways Ann Arbor can have improved and safer streets.

In a notice, city officials said that staff have worked with a consulting team to develop the speed management program. Upcoming open houses will go over the purpose of the program and what kinds of tools can be used to reduce speeds on busy streets.

Here are the details:

  • Wednesday, Oct. 19 – Ann Arbor Farmers Market, 315 Detroit Street: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 22 – Traverwood Branch Library, 3333 Traverwood Drive: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Oct. 26 – Mallets Creek Branch Library, 3090 East Eisenhower Parkway: 4-6 p.m.

Those in need of accommodations, such as interpreters, can request them from the City Clerk’s office at 734-794-6140 or by emailing Requests need to be made at least two days in advance.

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