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Where are the things that you would like to change along Tyler Street — and why?

The old Hess Station is screaming potential for a food truck court. Clear it out, set up some picnic tables and a bring in food trucks and live music.

5 supporters

I think that the idea of having a green space to gather would be great and food is always an attraction

1 supporter

Where would you like to see improvements made along Tyler Street — and what should they be?

Would love to see a park or green space at the old Hess station!

5 supporters

Or just open up the Hess property to ease the Gridlock from Morningside, alot of parents could park there while picking up students instead of Burbank.

4 supporters

Actually the school along with Mass DOT has come up with a new drop off/pick up plan which is going to be implemented in January!

2 supporters

Good cause the drop off/pick up is a nightmare.

1 supporter

I'd like to see a bus stop for public busses on the street with an attractive overhang and benches.

1 supporter

Where are the things that you would like to change along Tyler Street — and why?

It's true, a traffic signal at the intersection of Dalton Avenue, Tyler Street and Woodlawn Avenue is longer over due.

4 supporters

Where are the things that you would like to change along Tyler Street — and why?

Flashing sidewalks here

4 supporters

More trash recepticles/less trash in the roadside. Maybe some planters!

4 supporters

The Tyler Street Business Group got 10 new trash cans put on the street so that's a start!

Where would you like to see improvements made along Tyler Street — and what should they be?

This firehouse is amazing. I would love to renovate it into spaces for small artisan type businesses who could rent short term or long term to sell their wares, then wrap around that a small business... Read more...

3 supporters

Is does seem odd that the city allowed it to sit and enter such disrepair. Maybe I’m wrong but I would think a creative developer would have grabbed that piece up in a minute. What is going on there? ... Read more...

Where are the things you like about Tyler Street — and why?

The Tyler Street impression would improve tremendously just by cleaning up the Hess property! This the worst eyesore in the city!

3 supporters

Where are the things you like about Tyler Street — and why?

Let's promote Mary Morning Star's History! It is tied in with the neighborhood. I have tons of documented information. David Carver said he would find a space for Friends of St Mary's in the church.... Read more...

3 supporters

Is something that you are envisioning will happen on site? I think there's currently construction happening in the chapel.

1 supporter

Yes, I have visions ever since I wrote a booklet about the church and its history when it closed in 2008. Friends of St Mary's has a web site that is presently not available on the internet because there... Read more...

2 supporters

Well, one way to potentially support such a project is to apply for Commonwealth Places. You can find information about the program here: https://www.massdevelopment.com/what-we-offer/real-estate-services/commonwealth-places/

1 supporter

How about a community center and farmers market?

3 supporters

Bike Lanes

Have clearly defined bike lanes would a great addition to Tyler Street. Data shows that bike lanes increases spending on the street.

3 supporters

Burbank St might be an attractive bike path through the neighborhood connecting bikers to the Morningside School and Rice Silk Mill. If the path went around back of the Silk Mill and connected to Ray Crow... Read more...

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Yes, bike lanes! Those bump outs at Pine and Tyler force me into traffic while I'm on my bike, Very dangerous. A marked and measured bike path would be nice. Suzanne Engels' idea is a good start. And definitely... Read more...

Yes, I can’t imagine riding a bike, even if in a bike lane, along Tyler Street. Burbank Street is probably a good option. Now, if we could divert the large commercial trucks onto an alternate roadway I... Read more...

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Where are the things you like about Tyler Street — and why?

I hope the thought of visually appealing street lights as well as energy efficient or solar will be incorporated. Also some of the dark alley ways could be lit as well and murals painted. Safety on the... Read more...

2 supporters

Where are the things you like about Tyler Street — and why?

I absolutely hate to be "that guy", but as someone who is not native, the drivers (including police) are insanely aggressive here. Bike lanes are not going to be respected, they will just be more area... Read more...

2 supporters

I would also like to add (also not being a 'native') that passing on the right is something that seems like a common driving technique here. I support the bike lane but it terrifies me to think of cars... Read more...

Where are the things you like about Tyler Street — and why?

make the old GE parking lot into a green space to be enjoyed by the community. park benches, trees, etc. get rid of the Eye sore of broken black top.

2 supporters

Where would you like to see improvements made along Tyler Street — and what should they be?

Intersection needs better lighting, no parking, crosswalk more visible

2 supporters

Did you notice something different at the intersection of Tyler and Pine Street?

Did you notice something different at the intersection of Tyler and Pine Street in the past few weeks? As part of the Tyler Street Streetscapes Improvement project, the City of Pittsfield has installed... Read more...

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I do like the concept of providing additional pedestrian safety, however, what I am also reading in the same sentence is ‘narrow the roadway’. This is a concern to me because there are large vehicles traveling... Read more...

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I have seen this as a problem for the traffic. In the morning I am usually behind a school bus leaving Morningside. If traffic is stopped at the red light headed toward First St the bus has a very hard... Read more...

3 supporters

Like the bright eye level lights on North st. at the crosswalks, A horrible idea,more reasons for pedestrians to walk out into traffic while giving drivers less time to react.

Mike and Jessica, any suggestions on how to fix the problem so that we can insure both driver and pedestrian safety?

The bump out is confusing for me - I turned right off Pine the other day and was very nervous as a driver on what I was doing.

2 supporters

I am curious to see the outcome of the streetscape and how it will improve both traffic safety and pedestrian and bicycle safety.

I believe the issue of the road being too narrow could be solved by removing half the barriers. That would still allow pedestrian safety and keep the road wide enough. Also, with these the road womt be... Read more...

1 supporter

Concerning plowing, this presents an additional challenge as people have to find another place for their cars to be parked (instead of Tyler Street) on snow days to allow for plowing. Where do the residents... Read more...

1 supporter

Have you seen the school busses try to get in and out of that intersection? They have to go into oncoming traffic lanes to make a turn.

2 supporters

Where are the things that you would like to change along Tyler Street — and why?

This is radical, I know. In the vision of a walkable and bike friendly community, the only answer I see feasible is to make Tyler a one-way street. Given the traffic, the noise the traffic generates,... Read more...

2 supporters

Great input! Making Tyler Street a more pedestrian friendly environment makes it feel like more of a community. Where exactly on the street would you place parklets? Add it to the wishlist!

1 supporter

I agree with Ashley Johnson; it should be at the old Hess Station.

1 supporter

Nice. Are there other parts of the street that could use a parklet or pocket park, in your opinion Shelia? Tyler Street is a mile long so there are many opportunities to "green it up". Tell us what you... Read more...

I have thought about this. I personally don't feel at this time that adding any more 'parklets' would be helpful for Tyler Street. Utilizing the old Hess station makes sense at this point in time, as... Read more...

what about a parklet at the end down on Woodlawn ave? add green space where the old GE Par<br>king lot is. It is an Eye sore for one thing and not used for anything.

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Urban Farm

I'd like to see an Urban Farming plot that employs and empowers local youth and sells its produce to either its own restaurant or local restaurants.

2 supporters

Thanks for your comment. Is this a project you are willing to lead or be involved with? We are in the process of forming group that focuses on this.

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