72nd and 73rd

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    Current Conditions

    Currently, the intersection of Broadway at 72nd Street operates as shown.

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    Proposed left turn lanes and signals

    The proposed changes at Broadway and Roosevelt may have an effect on traffic that wishes to circulate within the retail and commercial core. Left-turn lanes and phases for eastbound and westbound traffic on Broadway at 72nd Street would accommodate these vehicles and alleviate congestion.

    Types of changes: Bus and driver mobility | Parking | Pedestrian safety
    Location: Broadway at 72nd Street

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    Proposed curb extensions

    Community members have identified pedestrian safety as a key concern at this intersection. Curb extensions would shorten crossing distance and make pedestrians more visible to vehicles, without affecting vehicular mobility.

    Types of changes: Bus and driver mobility | Parking | Pedestrian safety
    Location: Broadway at 72nd Street


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What are the goals of the changes?

  • Ease congestion
  • Improve pedestrian safety

What is proposed?

  • Introduce left turn lanes
  • Adjust signal control
  • Add curb extensions
  • Add tree boxes / planters

Comments

  1. Marie:

    These seem like good changes. Broadway always seems underused in this area and like it would be able to absorb better traffic flow

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