This plan will have many positive impacts on the surrounding community. It will improve the flow of traffic, decrease GHG emissions, improve the livability in Eaganville, and promote healthier lifestyles. The plan is relatively inexpensive and does not call out for any capital projects to be put into place.
Traffic flow will be greatly increased during commuting hours especially. Going from two to three lanes is a 50% increase. This combined with the other promoted alternative forms of transportation such as buses, bicycling, and walking will all help to reduce congestion and extend the lifespan of the current transportation infrastructure.
Once people begin to shift their mode of travel choice to alternative forms of transportation, this