Monday, February 6, 2017

"We want to encourage people to use the trains"

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:

"Downtown business owners have reacted positively to the streetscape project that changed the traffic pattern in the area, but they added that some things need to be fixed. 
The subject arose during the Feb. 2 meeting of the Franklin Downtown Partnership, with Deputy Town Administrator Jamie Hellen noting the completion of the work. 
"We've received a lot of feedback that foot traffic has picked up (at downtown businesses), which is music to our ears," he said. "People are, all of a sudden, saying, 'I didn't know store X was here.' They found out because they had to stop or slow down." 
Partnership members asked if, given this additional traffic, it might make sense to limit the number of commuter spaces in the municipal parking lot. Some of those commuters, they suggested, might use the Forge Park Station."
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Main St at night in downtown Franklin
Main St at night in downtown Franklin

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