Here’s a story in the Towson Times that addresses the meeting last week at Rodgers Forge Elementary, which was recapped here. Also, the story below mentions that the islands can be landscaped or just concrete. My neighbor tells me that at the meeting people voted in favor of no landscaping because the community would be in charge of maintenance.
The traffic islands that address pedestrian safety are a first step in tackling the overall traffic problem, he said.
Speed humps are an option “that is still on the table,” but they require a more complex approval process involving minimum counts of speeding traffic and consensus of 75 percent of the community.
Pedestrian safety devices such as the traffic islands don’t have to meet that threshold, he said. — more