West San Jose residents are pulling out all the stops when it comes to getting a couple of stop signs installed in their neighborhood, and now they’re taking their fight to city hall.
Neighbors on Vallejo and Colombo Streets say traffic control is long overdue in the area. Click to ListenREAD MORE: Afghan Refugee Who Moved Family To NorCal Shot Dead In San Francisco While Working As Driver
”This street has a lot of traffic, and the idea is to slow it down so that the people using the park, the kids and the families, don’t have to worry about having an accident while crossing the street here,” said Richard McCoy with the Hathaway Park Neighborhood Association.READ MORE: Man Arrested In Petaluma for Possession of Loaded Firearm in Public Place
”People around here are very passionate about it. They want to protect the neighbors. The original appeal through the traffic advisory review board was not handled properly and that’s why we may have the opportunity to go before the city council,” said McCoy.MORE NEWS: San Francisco Sees 3,000 Car Break-Ins in 1 Month; 'It's Out of Control'
Rarely does the city council take up stop sign requests, they will on Tuesday.