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Sam Powers

10 neighbors want pedestrian crossing signs and crosswalks along the VECA greenline in Vollintine Evergreen, Memphis.

Not only is this a safety issue, but it is also an opportunity to enhance the neighborhood identity around the VECA greenline.

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Tutwiler Avenue at Dickinson street

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Travis Lux
Chooch Pickard
John Paul Shaffer
Austin J.
Shannon Little
Katie Dunlap
Naomi Van Tol
Don Richardson
Alan Joseph Williams
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Alan Joseph Williams

Sam, some folks in New Orleans created some cool signage on a pretty modest budget. They had some basic design skills, and a sign-maker that thought the project was a cool idea. Check it out:

handbook.neighborland.com/good...

Here is some spray chalk specifically advertised as washable:
www.abrivosports.com/spray_cha...

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Hacking the Streets: Guerrilla Bike Signage

To improve biking for those traversing one of the most important cyclist thoroughfares in New Orleans, a group of volunteers took to the streets to make th

handbook.neighborland.com/good...

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Posted Jul 30, 2012
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Sam Powers

Alan: I am completely with you on that. I think signage is just as or more important in this specific case too. Signs can also be done with a small budget, but require more resources than just throwing some spray chalk down.

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Posted Jul 27, 2012
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Travis Lux

That would be great. Where can we procure some spray chalk?

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Posted Jul 27, 2012
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Alan Joseph Williams

With a few volunteers and some spray chalk, we could illustrate just how much a pedestrian crosswalk would enhance the area....

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Posted Jul 26, 2012
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