What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

How about the city accept through roads for what they are?

Here is the perfect example of the growing problem: Traveling Martin Road M-F for work, like many, many others, I have to wonder what the point was in even changing Martin Rd over the Parkway.  Maybe the bridge needed to be longer to accommodate new lanes, but other than that possible need, where did the interchange idea come from?  For decades Martin road and the on/off ramps for it have existed as they are - allowing ...more »

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close off Bankhead Parkway :Saturdays for bicycle riders

bicycle riders need safe way to travel up Monte Sano Mountain. By closing off the road to automobiles, the bicyclists will have a more enjoyable ride.

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Cecil Ashburn DR

The explosion of people living across the mountain and commuting over to Redstone Arsenal and the Jones Valley area has cause quit a traffic backup on Cecil Ashburn during peak hours. It appears to be wide enough to repave for a 3rd lane of traffic which would allow a commuter lane to be used during peak hours either inbound or outbound. Many cities use this as a way to speed traffic flow during peak traffic hours. ...more »

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Ensure Traffic Lights Are Properly TImed

Huntsville's traffic signals department already does a good job at this but there is room for improvement. On heavily traveled routes, please ensure the lights are timed for longer distances and the target speed to make the lights is posted. This would allow drivers to drive at the target speed and avoid stopping. As an example, the route from Pratt to Governors starting on Washington is close to timed but the target ...more »

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