Project Benefits

The Grand Avenue Road Diet project improves safety and access for roadway users including motorists, pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit riders. Potential benefits of the Grand Avenue Road Diet Project include:

  • Reduced number of travel lanes for pedestrians to cross when crossing Grand Avenue
  • Enhanced visibility for pedestrians crossing Grand Avenue Reduced vehicle conflicts and collisions for vehicles turning onto and off of Grand Avenue
  • Improved access and comfort for bicyclists
  • Improved compliance with posted speed limits on Grand Avenue
  • Improved safety for left turning vehicles