Michelle Grundhoefer, Sartell
I would like to see more reminders for drivers to watch for pedestrians trying to cross roads.
It would be nice to have something like they have in St. Cloud by the library. Maybe something of a smaller scale. But with all of the sidewalks and trails, there needs to be something in place for these pedestrians to be able to cross in a reasonable and safe way. Most of the people who are trying to cross seem like kids on bicycles or families who are pushing strollers or smaller children with training wheels on their bikes. I think one way is to keep reiterating to people to pay attention at every intersection, especially during this nice weather. There are a few intersections that don’t even have crosswalks by them but yet these streets are very popular crossing points. Take a look at Second Street in Sartell. There are several people each day who need to cross this road to get across to their homes on the other side. I think there should be a couple crosswalks added to Second Street. I am pretty sure there are other streets that could use crosswalks too.
It would be nice to have a post at some of these popular crossings where the pedestrian can push a button and a red light alerts the drivers to stop for the pedestrians to cross.