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City takes steps to address public safety

Look out for speed bumps in the near future


Last updated 11/27/2019 at 1:39pm

In an effort to address pedestrian safety, the Mukilteo City Council passed a motion to add temporary speed bumps to eight locations in the city. The motion passed 6-1 in a meeting Nov. 18.

Pedestrian safety has been an ongoing concern in the community. Three residents brought up areas with safety issues during the council’s public comment period.

Mukilteo resident Jon Boyce was the first to bring up the lack of safety for pedestrians, bicyclists, children, and pets. He said his 12-year-old dog was killed by a speeding car. 

Boyce said he has lived on 53rd Avenue West for over 25 years n...

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Reader Comments(1)

Norman Webb writes:

Not to minimize the need for speed humps/bumps in the noted locations, but the Beacon article unfortunately doesn't state that a City required traffic calming Request for Action Form had been submitted. I'd be curious to hear if they were indeed following the prescribed process as the rest of us have.


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