Join Us at the Maple Valley City Council Meeting to Address Speeding Concerns
Join your fellow homeowners on September 12, 2011 at 7pm at the weekly Maple Valley City Council meeting as we once again aim to make City Council aware of our concerns regarding the problem of vehicular speeding on our neighborhood's streets. (Please follow the link above for meeting details.)
You do not need to make an individual statement if you don't want to as a prepared statement will be read by the Maple Woods HOA Board, however...
Speeding Survey Results Are In!
Thank you to all the residents who took the time to participate in the speeding survey and for sharing your thoughts with us on this important safety issue for our neighborhood. We collected data between May 19, 2011 to May 31, 2011 via SurveyMonkey.com and had a total of 47 responses from 301 households for a 15.6% response rate.
Why Not Stop Signs...
Thank you to everyone who has already taken the time to complete the brief speeding survey that we have made available until May 31st. If you have not completed the survey yet, it's available here.
Many of our residents have made some terrific comments and suggestions in the survey and we appreciate your time! One topic that keeps coming up are stop signs. In case folks missed the explanations from the traffic engineers who conducted our speed studies regarding stop signs, here's an excerpt from the May 2010 traffic study that explains why stop signs are not recommended for our situation:
Latest Speeding News (May 2011)
The residents of Maple Woods have been concerned about speeding on our neighborhood streets for many years. The HOA Board has attempted to address this situation over the years, first with King County (news article), and more recently with the City of Maple Valley (link to news article below). The City of Maple Valley has been very responsive to our concerns and we appreciate the support of City staff and the City Council as they identify way to resolve our concerns.
- May 2010 Speed Study Summary and Full Report
- April 2011 Speed Study Results Letter from Stephen R. Clark, Public Works Director with the City of Maple Valley
- May 2011 Speed Letter to Residents