Author Archives: Sally Flocks

Safe crossings

Make safe crossings a reality No one should have to run to get across the street. But on Monroe Drive, a popular transit route adjacent to multi-family housing, grocery stores and Piedmont Park, many people have no other choice. On streets like this, safe crossings are vital. Streets have many uses, only one of which is… Read More »

Intersection Site Visit

Walk a mile in my shoes. I recently walked from the Lindbergh MARTA station to the Tara Theater on Cheshire Bridge. An eye-opening — and frightening experience. If you’ve ever walked on Lindbergh Drive, you know it’s a challenge. Along most of it, sidewalks exist on just one side of the street. Despite that, safe… Read More »

Speak up for safe sidewalks

Action Alert: Ask City Council members to fund sidewalk repairs If you’re like me, you’re tired of tripping on broken sidewalks. Good news: Your voice will make a difference.  At yesterday’s Town Hall meeting, Atlanta officials made three things clear about proposed infrastructure bonds: 1)      The amount of funding allocated to sidewalk repairs remains unclear.… Read More »