Over the past month, six groups of students within the Advanced Highway Design course researched available traffic calming, conducted field visits, met with residents, evaluated traffic (including bike and pedestrian) issues, and developed reports and presentations for the Cherry Point subdivision in Denver. Students met with Justin Schmitz, a Deputy City Traffic Engineer in Public Works/Transportation and Mobility with the City and County of Denver to discuss options within the City of Denver.
After presenting their final reports and presentations, the class selected one top group to present to the HOA on April 19. Denver City Council Member Kendra Black, representing District 4, was also in attendance at the meeting. Over 50 members of the HOA were present, and were interested in hearing the findings of the group, which included both temporary and permanent traffic control measures.
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