Why can't we get a striped crosswalk since some people cross the roadway at this point?
Crosswalks are generally installed only at those locations where a significant number of pedestrians cross the street and where there is a potential for conflicts between vehicle and pedestrian movements. We do not and cannot install crosswalks at random locations.

Crosswalks are installed at a point where sight distances to the approaching vehicles can be maximized. As motorists typically do not expect pedestrians to be crossing at non-intersection locations, crosswalks are generally installed at intersections and not at mid-block locations.

It should be noted that crosswalks are intended to indicate to both pedestrians and motorists where pedestrians should cross the roadway, and they are intended to heighten motorists' awareness of a pedestrian crosspoint. Unwarranted and random installation of crosswalks can lead to pedestrians and motorists ignoring them, thus undermining the purpose of installing crosswalks which can lead to a disastrous situation. Also, recent national studies have found that a significant number of people that use a marked crosswalk do so rather blindly. Some pedestrians tend not to pay much attention being on a crosswalk, thinking that the crosswalk should give them the ultimate protection. That is why crosswalks are only installed at locations where they are clearly needed.

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1. How do we get multi-way stop signs installed on our roadway?
2. How can we have a "Children at Play" sign installed in our neighborhood to help protect our children?
3. Why can't we get a striped crosswalk since some people cross the roadway at this point?
4. How do I get a street light repaired or replaced?
5. I live in a new development. When will the street lights be installed?
6. How can I have new or improved lights installed on my street?
7. Criminal activity is occurring at night on my street. Can you help me?
8. People are running off the road and into my yard. Would a light help?
9. There are trees blocking the light near my house. Can they be trimmed?
10. How can I get one of those security lights like my neighbor has?
11. The light in front of my house shines in my window. How can I have this corrected?
12. I live in a townhouse development and the utility company tells me that they are not responsible for my street lights. How can I have a light fixed?