Millburn-Short Hills organization, Residents for Traffic Safety, write a letter to the editor on their stance against a new supermarket in a recap of their latest forum.
Sunday, December 9, 2012
To Millburn-Short Hills Patch: About 20-25 residents attended the Residents For Traffic Safety forum on Thursday, November 29 to express their concerns, ask questions, and offer their ideas regarding the Stop & Shop development planned to be built on Millburn Avenue. Generally, the comments centered around public safety and lowering of the quality of life in the area due to the greatly increased car and truck traffic that the supermarket will draw. As resident Mary Fran Johnson stated, ”I can’t believe that an additional 6,000 cars a day would NOT have an impact on the quality of our neighborhood and town.” Attendees agreed that all trucks should not be required to enter and exit on Millburn Avenue and that there should be a traffic …
A township organization holds a public forum for residents concerned about an increase in traffic with the construction of the proposed supermarket.
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Residents For Traffic Safety, RFTS, have scheduled a public forum for residents to share their concerns about the impact of the proposed Stop & Shop supermarket development at the former Saks Fifth Avenue site on Millburn Avenue. The forum is set for Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Millburn Public Library, from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. At the Oct. 1 Millburn Zoning Board meeting, Stop & Shop’s traffic engineer testified that 6,150 cars would come to the supermarket each weekday. That would mean 61,500 vehicle movements entering and exiting the site from Millburn Avenue just during the week. Also, the traffic engineer said that there will be up to 180 tractor trailers and vendor trucks entering and exiting on Millburn Avenue Monday through Saturday. …