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  1. reduce traffic downtown with busses, bikes, and more pedestrian friendly walkways

    reduce traffic downtown by designation no drive areas and building new parking garages off the peninsula... have better bus routes, and bike share programs, and more pedestrian friendly walk ways

    May 5, 2014 by Michael Anthony (5 points)

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  2. Directional signs for pedestrian and bicyclist city paths.

    There have been many avoidable accidents on the back cove trail. This is due to confusion around which side of the path pedestrians and bicyclists are supposed to be traveling on. For transportation...

    Sep 7, 2014 by gabrielpsherry (7 points)

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    Jan 6, 2016 by Zac Linzmeier (5 points)

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  4. Forest Ave & Ocean Ave Intersection - "Single Lane Only" Sign

    At the intersection of Forest and Ocean (northbound, turning right onto Ocean from Forest) many drivers seem unclear on whether it is single or double lane traffic. Many right-turning drivers will...

    Nov 22, 2015 by AM (8 points)

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  5. Roundabouts

    Create Roundabouts at Woodford's and Morrill's Corners, to allow for a smooth flow of traffic through these highly congested areas.

    Nov 22, 2015 by Kate Mann (5 points)

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  6. University Park

    We invite PPD to use our prorerty located at 224 harvard street, the intersection of harvard and Yale to reduce speeding, non compliant and cut off traffic that endangers the lives of our senior...

    Oct 26, 2015 by Djohnson (5 points)

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  7. A picture is worth a thousand words: thermal camera imaging for all

    Take thermal photos of the fronts of all Portland homes during mid-winter, then make them available online and publicize the site as a way for citizens to see how well (or not well) insulated their...

    Aug 12, 2014 by Lizzy F. (5 points)

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  8. PEDESTRIAN SAFETY---conduct a study for the installation/utilization of "PEDESTRIAN SCRAMBLE" or a "BARNES DANCE" in heavy traffic areas .

    A pedestrian scramble stops ALL VEHICLES COMING FROM ANY DIRECTION and allows pedestrians to cross the intersection in any direction.

    Dec 14, 2015 by Steven Memmelaar (5 points)

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  9. Rotary at Morrill's Corner

    Buy the Wok Inn vacant property at Morrill's Corner and convert intersection to rotary.

    Sep 14, 2016 by liz (5 points)

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  10. What happened to all the vendors of homemade goods on Commercial St

    It's not about concerts... I thought it was a good idea having vendors selling their own goods on Commercial St last few summers but don't see them anymore. What happened?

    Aug 29, 2016 by Kate Merrick (5 points)

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  11. take down the signs that restrict parking on certain days of the week

    I would eliminate the signs throughout Downtown Portland that say "no parking Tuesday and Thursday" or no parking this day or that, b/c this is just unnecessary and makes other streets more narrow and...

    Oct 6, 2015 by Tomasz Moscicki (5 points)

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  12. Have we had any arrests in the car break-ins along state street? You sure hand out parking tickets hand over fist but not help solve these break ins.

    Better signage for non parking times, really? 12.01am that's really really awful. We in Park side have had several nights of car break-ins and not one crime solved besides the crime of parking.

    Sep 11, 2015 by Shawn Gray (5 points)

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  13. More Safeguards for High Schoolers on the Bus

    I think a crosswalk with lights should be put on Allen Ave at Casco Bay High for all the high schoolers arriving by bus and having to cross during busy morning and afternoon commutes. Drivers...

    Jan 28, 2016 by April Dawn (5 points)

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  14. Housing in the historic district need leeway.

    Guidelines for improving energy efficiency in the west end's historic district need updating to allow for modern technology. Solar panels, energy efficient Windows etc. should be encouraged....

    Jun 22, 2016 by Bobbie Rausch (5 points)

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  15. Taxi Cabs are feeling threatened by other transportation options.

    Taxi Cabs are facing trouble with other transportation agencies because of them special services, better rates and other benefits. It is worthy to consult the average cost of the private...

    May 13, 2016 by rulesofbio (9 points)

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  16. blue grass musice

    save fore winter festival we need more decorations !And safer side walks

    Sep 29, 2015 by Scott Chase (10 points)

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  17. Sound Barriers for Residential Area

    We need Sound Barriers on 295 South Bound between Forest Ave & Congress St The traffic noise in the middle of the night is to much and even with the windows closed it doesn't muffle the sounds of the...

    Apr 8, 2015 by Bonita Gribbin (5 points)

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  18. Crowdfunding for General Assistance

    I think there are a lot of us who are very proud of Portland for supporting its residents, regardless of where they were born. Please consider creating a donate link to let people outside of Portland...

    Jun 25, 2015 by Emily Shaw (5 points)

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  19. A Solarize idea. They do it in Portland,OR, and Syracuse, NY among others

    researcg the solarize CNY public information campaign. If it doesn't exist in Portland, start one. Promote awareness of the possibilities of solar energy generation and show how it can happen. Offer...

    Oct 1, 2015 by Niña Traviesa (5 points)

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  20. Ticketing a vehicle parked at a meter with a handicapped placard even with it displayed but not hanging from mirror.

    I was parked at a meter and forgot to hang my placard and received a ticket. I stopped by the ticket office and they said I would have to pay the ticket. I showed then a picture of where I had the...

    May 19, 2016 by Roy Cogswell (5 points)

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  21. presumpscot river

    Just wanted to express my concern about encouraging industrial development right next to the presumpscot river. (See paper today about moving the propane storage to riverside street from Thompson's...

    Mar 25, 2016 by Don Medd (5 points)

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  22. Side walk bump outs at crosswalks on Forest Avenue from Warren Avenue to Riverside.

    I live at the intersection of Forest Avenue and Wall St. From my house I see cars pass on the right using the bike lane while other cars are turning or slowing down. I'm sure you are aware of the...

    Nov 8, 2016 by Jody MacDonald (18 points)

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  23. Stevens Ave Parking

    Meter Stevens Ave North of New Street. UNE growth has created an intense demand for on street parking. 2 hour metering may push more students to the lot assigned to them. And create some revenue...

    Nov 30, 2016 by Eric Hager (5 points)

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  24. A direct Metro route through Morrill's Corner

    To help with traffic and congestion at Morrill's corner during peak hours, wouldn't a direct route from the Riverton neighborhood to Brighton Avenue help? It would cut down on traffic from parents...

    Feb 24, 2017 by Wingmac (5 points)

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  25. Install raised speed tables on Vannah Avenue

    Vannah Ave is a mostly a residential street, but since it's the only place to cut over to Forest Ave from Baxter Blvd (or vice versa) we see a large amount of vehicle traffic (all types of vehicles)...

    Nov 27, 2018 by Michael Blais (5 points)

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