LamarMS1 – This map shows a possible solution for safer, friendlier crossing of the Burnet-2222 intersection near Lamar MS and the HEB. If AISD contributed a modest amount of land from the northwest corner of the intersection, this would allow for pedestrian islands to be placed in the intersection, making it considerably safer and easier to cross. Better sidewalks and shading could be provided on either side as well, and some shaded space provided for pedestrians a bit back from the street so that they aren’t waiting to cross right in the fumes and noise.
Many Allandale residents who dare to walk to the HEB cut across the intersection near St John’s, which is dangerous. A safer, shaded solution at the main intersection would help not only students, but nearby residents of all ages.