FAQ Topic: D Street Pilot Project

WHAT COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT HAS BEEN DONE FOR THIS PROJECT?

The pilot project design was developed following a robust community engagement effort over the past two years that included multiple rounds of community workshops and surveys, as well as Council feedback and approval in spring of 2024. Our team of licensed traffic engineers designed a pilot project that addressed the top priorities we heard from … Continued

WHERE CAN SERVICE WORKERS AND DELIVERY DRIVERS PARK?

Delivery drivers and service workers can continue to park in driveways of homes on D Street, as well as in available parking spaces on D Street or on nearby side streets. Areas where parking is prohibited will be clearly marked by red curbs and/or signage.

WHERE DO I PUT MY GARBAGE BINS?

If you live along a section of D Street without on-street parking, place choose one of the following locations to place your garbage bins: (Preferred) On top of the curb within the “landscaping strip,” between the curb and sidewalk (as shown in the rendering below), leaving the sidewalk clear. Flush against the curb within the … Continued

WHAT ARE THE GUIDELINES FOR PARKING AND LOADING?

Per the California Vehicle Code*, it is illegal to drive in a bike lane, except under the following circumstances: To park where parking is permitted. To enter or leave the roadway. To prepare for a turn within a distance of 200 feet from the intersection. Please do not stop, stand, or park in areas where … Continued

WHAT CHANGES ARE BEING MADE TO PARKING?

Parking will be removed along various portions of D Street to accommodate new and enhanced bike lanes (see map below). You will see the addition of road striping to indicate the new bike lanes and will see red paint and/or signage to indicate areas where parking is prohibited. We are aware the changed parking conditions … Continued

WHAT IS A PILOT PROJECT AND WHY ARE WE DOING ONE ON D STREET?

A “pilot project” is a time-limited or short-term street redesign effort to test ways to improve conditions on a street using roadway markings, signage, and other low-cost elements. A pilot project gives the community a chance to experience and provide feedback on proposed changes. City engineers and police will use this opportunity to gather additional … Continued

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