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Posted on: October 5, 2022

[ARCHIVED] City Commissioner District I is Holding a Workshop Regarding Lazy Way Lane

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Key West City Commissioner Jimmy Weekley is convening a workshop to gather input from the community regarding ways to make Lazy Way more user-friendly.

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2022, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM on the second floor of the Schooner Wharf, located on Lazy Way.  Lazy Way is the single-lane street that connects William and Elizabeth streets.

The purpose of the meeting is to receive public input and ideas on making Lazy Way more pedestrian-friendly, with easier and more inviting access for bicyclists and walkers to visit and enjoy the area.

This initiative is part of the city's efforts to create more pedestrian-friendly streets throughout Key West.  In January 2020, the City conducted a survey of close to 4,000 residents, the majority of whom live in Key West year-round.  One of the biggest concerns in the survey was traffic, parking, and congestion.  The survey was followed by a series of focus groups with residents and employees to identify solutions.  A popular suggestion was to create closed or shared streets, as many cities have done throughout the country and the world.

While we as a city try to respond to the needs of residents, the City also wants to honor the needs of the tenants of the Historic Seaport. 

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