Street Tips/Mansfield/East Street

Mansfield is a participant in the Complete Streets program. This program looks to make streets safe for all,cyclists,pedestrians and motorists. The following images are from East Street on the stretch where our schools are located.

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This image shows proper lane markings,clear signage and the cross walk enjoys a street diet via a curb bump out. In the far right you can see the bike lane marking on the pavement.

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This image is from just past the QMS. It also captures the clarity of signage and markings and the excellent bump out that incorporates ADA compliance as well.

These two images are great examples of how proper planning can make any roadway in town safer,visually striking and of course useful.

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This image is my PSA for motorists and bicyclists alike. This image captures how even with the recommended lane widths bicyclists can easily experience a “dooring event”. No amount of signage and markings can exempt folks from maintaining an awareness of their dynamic surroundings.