3rd Avenue Pedestrian Improvements

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​​I​mprove the safety, access, and comfort for people walking and riding bicycles in the neighborhoods along 3rd Avenue.  The study will recommend and design ​​​sidewalks and innovative facilities, including shade trees and features that will minimize neighborhood cut-through traffic and keep vehicle speeds lower.​​​​​

​​​Project Area Map


​​Project Area Photos

Draft Alternatives​  

To​ view Design Concept Alternative 1 - "Traffic Mini-Circles, Chicanes, Wide Sidewalk"​ 
To​ view Design Concept Alternative 2 - "In-Street Walkway and Chicanes"​​ 
To​ view Design Concept Alternative 3- "Wide Sidewalk, Traffic Mini-Circles, Center Islands"

These photo-simulations represent three locations within the draft Design Concept Alternative 3, the preferred alternative based on public survey results.

                                   1. 3rd Avenue & Pasadena
                                   2. 3rd Avenue & Medlock
                                   3. 3rd Avenue & Georgia​

Preferred Alternative

​This alternative was selected by respondents to the online public survey. Plans​

​​​​​Next Steps

​   1. Draft project designs (Compete)​​​

   2. Gather public comment (Complete) Summary of Survey Results​

   3. Select preferred alternative (Complete)

   4. Seek funding to complete​ the final design

   5. Complete the final design

   6. Seek funding for construction


Please direct your questions and concerns to:​

​Brian Fellows
Principal Planner

​​Email: 3rdave.pedi@phoenix.gov​

​(602) 534-2163​​

​The planning portion of this project is complete. ​

Updated August 2022