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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