Public invited to drop-in sessions on changes to Bay Street today:
The City will host two drop-in sessions for the public to learn more about the planned pilot program to test certain measures on Bay Street with the goal of improving pedestrian safety and traffic flow on Bay between Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and East Broad.
Today, Wednesday, August 17
2 - 4 p.m.
6 - 8 p.m.
Savannah Civic Center, 2nd Floor
301 W. Oglethorpe Ave.
WHAT TO EXPECT
City staff will be available to answer questions and receive feedback from the public regarding the pilot program on Bay.
During the pilot, which will run September 11 through October 9, the temporary changes to Bay will include:
- Remove on-street metered parking on Bay
- Widen the travel lanes to standard width
- Install bollards on sidewalks
- Install traffic barrels in roadway to mark medians
TRUCK BAN ON BAY STREET
As announced in the Savannah Morning News, a temporary ban on trucks along Bay Street will take place as well. Click here to read the article.