Alternative 3: Close Segment of Mount Vernon Street

Alternative 3

Opportunities

1. Provides safe connection between Middle School and High School campuses for pedestrians and bicyclists.

2. Reduces delay at High Street and Mount Vernon Street.

3. Potential to add approximately 10,000 square feet of open space.

4. Reduces traffic along Mt Vernon Street.

 

Impacts

1. Additional trips at East Street, Walnut Street, and High Street.

2. Increases vehicle delay at:
Whiting Avenue / Walnut Street
Whiting Avenue / East Street

3. May increase traffic along side streets like Charles Street and Barrows Street.