Moving Forward - The North Union Street Restoration Project

A traveler advisory package for the week of June 15, 2015, detailing the construction taking place along North Union Street as part of the North Union Complete Street Transformation Project.
Great news as the OATS Circulator Route starts Friday, May 1, 2015.
Many North Union Street storefronts will receive a facelift as artwork by several local artists will “decorate” their windows.
City Announces Change to Traffic Control on North First and Wayne Streets.
The North Union Complete Street Transformation Project is getting ready to start. To prepare the community for the coming months and understand how the construction process will work – we’ve provided a construction guide.
The North Union Street schedule is taking shape and the final design will be completed in late June.

Walkable Olean Vision

How do I navigate a roundabout? This video will help residents understand the best ways to drive, walk and bike through roundabouts.
Design Elements for the North Union Complete Street Transformation Project.
Short videos demonstrate the timeliness of the North Union Street Restoration. Planners and developers nationwide are racing to implement Complete Streets because that's what drives property value and community vibrancy.
These short videos explain the elements of town planning that aim to restore the value of villages and cities while providing more housing and transportation choices.
Finally, a readable, understandable explanation how to calculate whether traffic calming will save taxpayers money. Also: A case study of traffic calming that business owners liked.
A presentation from Canada full of tips, tricks, facts and stats about how to make a thriving retail and restaurant downtown.
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A traveler advisory package for the week of June 15, 2015, detailing the construction taking place along North Union Street as part of the North Union Complete Street Transformation Project.
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WALKABLE OLEAN REPLIES

Concerns about angle parking, love of Olean
Can we afford this? Bike lane design -- preference for Option #3.
Two are "for it", one's against. Great design input!
Why change a thing? What about fire trucks? Concern about bike lanes and parking.
Futuristic design ideas followed by practicle concerns for trucks & deliveries
The big one: why is this a priority project?
Some great and creative design ideas... and one skeptic
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