Short ST & Beach Ave (Grove ST to Cedar Ave)

In 2017 a stand alone traffic circle was installed at the intersection of Short ST & Beach Ave.  The following chart shows the results of this installation:

Date Location
Average
Daily
Traffic
(ADT)
Average
Speed
(mph)
85% Speed
(mph)
% of vehicles
traveling greater
than 10 mph over
25 mph speed
limit
May/June 2015
(Pre-installation)
Beach Ave
(south of Short
ST)
530 25.9 31.6 6.4%
August 2017
(Post Installation)
Beach Ave
(south of Short
ST)
579 27.4 32.7 6.8%
August 2017
Short ST
(north of Beach
Ave)
554 24.4 28.7 1.2%

Decrease
-49 -1.5 -1.1 -0.4
  % Decrease
-9.2% -5.6% -3.5% -6.3%

Based upon the post installation traffic data upon Beach Ave south of Short ST, the stand alone installation of the traffic circle was not effective.  based upon this data, TSC has determined that further traffic calming measures are necessary upon Beach Ave north of Grove St in the future.