Put in a crosswalk at the Hardy/Blackjack intersection by Helix Apartments
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Students should feel safe when they decide to commute to class by bicycle or on foot. That is not the case for the MSU students who live along Blackjack Road. With the recent growth the Blackjack Road area has seen, infrastructure improvements for pedestrian safety and bicyclist safety have long been ignored.
Many students that decide to walk or bike to school take a risk when crossing Blackjack Road onto Hardy Road to enter campus. There is no signalized crossing or a painted crosswalk to give these students a safe way of passage to and from MSU campus.
From a societal point of view, we certainly do not want to see anyone be discouraged from walking or bicycling to school simply because they do not feel safe. Improving the safety in this area for pedestrians and bicyclists would not only encourage more people to adopt these healthy habits into their daily lives but this would also help alleviate the traffic congestion along Blackjack Road.
By supporting this petition you agree on the need for safety improvements for pedestrians and bicyclists who cross the Hardy/Blackjack intersection to and from campus. Please support this movement! We hope to see more improvements - which encourage healthy lifestyles - such as this to the Starkville-MSU-Oktibbeha area.
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