If you are going north on 164th and stop at the lights at Redmond way (northbound) the lane seems wide enough to accomodate a left turn bay in addition to a "straight only" lane. Currently there is no advance green light so cars can get stuck behind one while waiting to turn left. Painting in a left turn lane and altering the traffic lights accordingly to keep them to the side while allowing through traffic to pass would ...more »
Not too romantic when the electricity goes out while you are entertaining clients and/or have to explain on your first encounter with your mail-order bride,"No, I swear this isn't a third-world country, this is Redmond, home to Microsoft... ." Seriously though, Redmond City needs to invest into a team, full-time, just to cut back the tree limbs on ALL wires that may be vulnerable to wind...any breeze. The city has beautiful ...more »
If the police department was provided with video footage showing drivers texting (license plate of vehicle and video of driver committing infraction) could they be ticketed? As a regular bike commuter, I encounter several severely distracted drivers along the Avondale Way corridor as well as on Novelty Hill road on a daily basis, particularly on my commute home. These drivers are easy to spot; they're either drifting ...more »
Administrators of home ownership associations are able to engage in forms of harassment disguised as administrative duty while at the same time operating outside of the scope of what police are able to respond to, and what the court is able to order speedy and inexpensive protection for. The phenomena needs to be acknowledged, and resources provided for victims of non-criminal harassment, including information offered ...more »
I am concerned about how a person can come to the police with an issue that is considered civil and no matter that he has been informed that the situation is not a criminal matter, an understanding is lacking of how it is possible that the police do not deal with all forms of injury because there is a public expectation that the police are there for the safety of people and their property. A person may be left feeling ...more »
The Redmond Police Department offers public training to help keep our community safe. Upcoming events include a class focusing on survival with the ALICE method on Sept. 25 and a women's personal safety class on Oct. 8 (registration is now open at www.redmond.gov/policeclasses).
What courses you would like to see offered in the future?
Can the city do a press release and fill us in on the latest construction status along Bear Creek....even if it's only an interim update for curious citizens? Maybe a short video on Channel 21 also?
Link to on-line article dedicated to Steve Harris:
The Walk & Talk & Nuts & Bolts event feedback included many comments that the dumpsters in our Historic Core created an unpalatable atmosphere. Dumpsters serve an important purpose. Providing a way to block them from view could help protect them from vandalism, reduce wear, and lessen their visual impact. Should dumpsters be covered and in what way? How could they be screened from view while still ensuring their access? ...more »
Alleyways are a unique space that can be used to enhance the feel of Old Town. Murals with historic content are one strategy for incorporating history and enhancing alleyway character. What other ways could we improve our alleys?
What styles, placement, and subjects would appeal and inform? Can murals and alleyways serve as gathering places?