For Immediate Release
Date: August 15, 2016
What: The City will host two drop-in sessions for the public to learn more about the planned pilot program to test certain measures on Bay Street with the goal of improving pedestrian safety and traffic flow on Bay between Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and East Broad.
When: Wednesday, August 17 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and also on August 17 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Savannah Civic Center, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
Who: City staff will be available to answer questions and receive feedback from the public regarding the pilot program on Bay.
What else: During the pilot, which will run September 11 through October 9, the temporary changes to Bay will include:
• Remove on-street metered parking on Bay
• Widen the travel lanes to standard width
• Install bollards on sidewalks
• Install traffic barrels in roadway to mark medians