Tag Archives: Santa Cruz Public Works

Fix coming to Ocean St. Ext. at Felker

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Please take a look at the road surface at the intersection of Felker Street and Ocean Street Extension. Approaching Denny’s from Graham Hill Road, is a nasty piece of roadway that has been that way for … Continue reading

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Pedestrian safety improvements coming to Laurel Street

Dear Street Smarts, Q: You may remember that after the pedestrian death on Laurel at Felix streets, the city agreed to construct a pedestrian refuge in the crosswalks on Laurel at Felix and Blackburn streets. This project is the result … Continue reading

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Traffic light issue or red light runners?, reader asks

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I’ve noticed that the timing of the green/red lights at this intersection has been off for the last few weeks. Every time I am at a stop on Water at Ocean streets, going north toward the … Continue reading

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Something needs to be done about speeders on N. Branciforte Avenue, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: We have been living on North Branciforte Avenue for about a year. Being familiar with the area for some time, we kept in mind that, while residential, it is a busy street. Our concern since living … Continue reading

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More can be done to ensure pedestrian safety on Mission at Bay streets, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: The last time I used the crosswalk across Mission Street by Bay Street, I noticed there is a sign on the signal button on the south side of the street explaining its function. It would be … Continue reading

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