DTM Awaiting Recommendations for 4th & 2nd S…

Business owners on the DTM spoke loud and clear across social media-- some might say, freaked out -- about the idea of closing the two DTM crossings at 4th and 2nd Streets, prompted by a petition a private citizen created....which appears to have been removed. But they may have to live with the results of a $100,000 Downtown Mall Pedestrian Safety Project initiated last year in response to the horrific car ramming attack on the 4th Street crossing on August 12, 2017, the first phase of which was a Threat & Risk Assessment addressing "perimeter protection, including vehicle interdiction devices and recommendations for the 2nd and 4th Street mall crossings." The Threat & Risk Assessment report was submitted in October last year, but City staff have been reviewing the report and corresponding data.

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