pedestrians http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Real Estate Purchase Means Future Amenities For Users Of Riverfront Trail http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/real-estate-purchase-means-future-amenities-users-riverfront-trail <p>A historic building along the Mississippi riverfront will likely mean more amenities next year for cyclists and pedestrians along the Riverfront Trail north of downtown.</p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:25:02 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 32466 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Real Estate Purchase Means Future Amenities For Users Of Riverfront Trail Pedestrian Improvements Coming Near Forest Park http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/pedestrian-improvements-coming-near-forest-park <p></p><p>One of the toughest intersections for pedestrians in the city is getting a makeover.</p><p>The St. Louis Board of Aldermen on Friday <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/boardbill/BB2041.pdf">set in motion</a> a nearly $2 million &nbsp;upgrade to the intersection of Clayton,&nbsp;Skinker, and Oakland on the southwest corner of Forest Park. Improvements include new signals, bike lanes, and crosswalks.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 5843 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Pedestrian Improvements Coming Near Forest Park City closes cut-off between Lindell and Union in effort to improve pedestrian access http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/city-closes-cut-between-lindell-and-union-effort-improve-pedestrian-access <p>The St. Louis City streets department has closed Park Rd., a cut-off between Union and Lindell near Forest Park, to through traffic in an effort to improve pedestrian access to Forest Park.</p><p>Streets director Todd Waelterman says cars that used the road to avoid the stoplight at Union and Lindell were often traveling at a high rate of speed, making it difficult for pedestrians to cross. The closure will require drivers to use the stoplight, which includes crosswalks and pedestrian signals.</p> Wed, 02 Nov 2011 17:46:11 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 2388 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org City closes cut-off between Lindell and Union in effort to improve pedestrian access