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Poll: Should Duke Street traffic changes become permanent?

The City of Alexandria said the results from traffic changes piloted on Duke Street earlier this year were promising, with the city starting to plan out Phase 2 next month.

The pilot changed signal timing, adding green time on Duke Street and Quaker Lane from 4-6 p.m. to encourage drivers to stay on the arterial roads.

“While staff is still waiting on data for April, the initial findings showed that 66% of traffic is staying on Quaker Lane (up from 39%),” the report said.

The goal of the project was to keep drivers from using residential side streets to bypass the main roads.

Phase 2 of the pilot program will entail removing vehicle access from West Taylor Run Parkway to Telegraph Road.

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