Traffic

Traffic concerns are the most common issue raised by residents throughout the U.S. As unique as Takoma Park is, we share this concern. Within the city Takoma Junction is indisputably at or near the top of traffic problem areas. I am truly thankful that we are finally addressing the many roadway and traffic challenges at … Continue reading Traffic

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Speedbumps Were Hard

Years ago, I remember one of the more difficult topics the City Council faced was speedbumps. Plans for speedbumps were developed over many council meetings, with lengthy discussions and numerous community comments. The speedbumps for installation on Maple Avenue from Carroll Street to Philadelphia Avenue probably raised the most discussion. As you might expect, passion … Continue reading Speedbumps Were Hard

An Open Letter to Rachel Hardwick, President, TPSS Co-op Board of Representatives

Rachel, I am writing to ask if the TPSS Co-op is truly entering mediation with the goal of reaching agreement with NDC on details that will allow the Takoma Junction Development to move forward. I am asking because, despite what you have said in public meetings, I continue to fear that the Co-op Board's true … Continue reading An Open Letter to Rachel Hardwick, President, TPSS Co-op Board of Representatives