Biased in favor of public traffic safety, the Midcoast Community Council (MCC), with the assistance of their secretary Lisa Ketcham, filed a grant application request to San Mateo County for highway 1 road improvement.
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"Half Moon Bay Reveiw/Sara Hayden, 6/28/12. "MCC and Caltrans collaborate to increase pedestrian visibility, increased illumination planned at one intersection."
"With accidents racking up at dawn and twilight along Highway 1, members of the Moss Beach community have been pushing for greater safety measures. .... To cite a few cases, a vehicle struck and severely injured a 12-year-old boy on a bicycle in 2009. A passing vehicle killed a pedestrian in December 2011. A January accident involved a motorcyclist and a pedestrian. The most recent incident sent a high school student to the hospital, suffering from
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Not everyone is on board, however. Some residents wish to preserve the rural character of the community and don’t want the light pollution, Ketcham said.
On Tuesday, the MCC submited a grant application to the county for $5 million. The grant would help cover the cost of adding left-turn lanes, medians and safe crossings, as identified in the Highway 1 Safety and Mobility Study." Read Article.
Posted by Kathy Meeh