Thoroughfare Plan, Elyria, OH

Complete Streets Thoroughfare Plan

Elyria is a western Cleveland suburb along the Ohio Turnpike with relatively high traffic volumes and accident rates. LSL and DLZ Inc prepared a Long Range Transportation Plan with recommendations to improve traffic flow and safety for all types of users. This Plan included analysis of certain streets where development and traffic patterns have changed. For many of those, the Plan recommends a reclassification by the Ohio DOT, which will lead to additional funding for the city.

Working with a Steering Committee, a Thoroughfare Plan was prepared that promotes “Complete Streets” principles. Plan concepts address problem intersections through redesign, signal upgrades and access management. In particular, an evaluation to convert some downtown one-way streets to two way was prepared. The Plan also includes flexible street design standards to gradually improve the environment for walking and bicycling.

Key Elements
Complete Streets
Street Reclassification
Long Range Transportation Plan
One-way vs. Two-way

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