For the past year, the City has been working with Toole Design Group on a citywide Transportation Plan. After months of public data collecting, Toole has released a draft of the find report for the Hyattsville Transportation Plan. 

You can find several documents attached to this forum: the Hyattsville Transportation Plan final report, Appendix A: Existing Conditions Memo, Appendix B: Future Condition Scenarios, Appendix C: Wayfinding Plan, and Appendix D: Planning Level Cost Estimates. 

Toole Design Group will be presenting the Hyattsville Transportation Plan at the October 1 City Council meeting. The report will come back to the City Council for adoption on November 5, 2018. Any comments you have on the report can be submitted on this page for the City Council to take into consideration when the plan comes up for adoption. Comments should be submitted by October 29, 2018 in order to be viewed by the City Council in advance of their November meeting. 

Please add intersection improvements at Baltimore Avenue (Route 1) and Jefferson. Residents have been advocating for improvements at this intersection for more than five years and SHA has been slow to respond and plan. We need a fourth crosswalk with a pedestrian signal. We also need an exclusive pedestrian interval/Barnes dance to stop traffic in all directions and allow bicyclists and pedestrians to cross. This intersection is a critical connection for kids, parents and teachers who travel between the Arts District and several schools including Hyattsville Elementary, St Jerome's Child Center, St. Jerome's Academy, Hyattsville Middle School and DeMatha High School. Likewise, this area attracts residents and visitors to eat and shop. People need to feel safe when they walk or bike through this intersection. There are also several bus routes that stop near this intersection (Metro, the Ride, UM Shuttle) and transit riders deserve a safe intersection as well. During rush hour, drivers run red lights, block crosswalks and otherwise endanger pedestrians and cyclists at this intersection. Please don't omit it from the plan.

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