Safety Meeting – May 9th

Algiers Village Traffic Safety – Public Meeting and Walk About

Thursday, May 9th  5:30 to 7:00 PM

Organzied by the Guilford Selectboard, co-facilitated by Gary Swindler and Rev. Lise Sparrow.

All citizens of Guilford with an interest in Algiers Village traffic safety are invited to attend, to include: pedestrians, cyclists, families with young children, anyone with mobility challenges, business owners, home owners, renters & landlords.

Meeting to be held at Guilford Community Church. Public to gather outside of church shortly before 5:30 for a public walk-about in Algiers Village from 5:30 to 6:00. Areas to be covered include the intersection of Route 5 and Guilford Center Road, driveways, parking lots, side roads, trails and pedestrian walkways. Following the outdoor walk-around, the group will gather inside the Guilford Community Church sanctuary at 6:00 for a discussion.

Items to discuss:

  • Review observations of walk-about.
  • Hear traffic safety public testimonies of residents who live in Algiers.
  • Identify traffic safety concerns.
  • Gather ideas for improving safety.
  • Create a written record of the meeting that can be shared with the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTRANS).
  • VTRANS will use the findings of this meeting as part of a proposed road safety audit, potentially resulting in state funded traffic safety improvements within the Village of Algiers.