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Contact the Engineering Department at 425-0900 to report problems with the signal lights within the City. For additional information about traffic signals, click here.
The only way for a property owner to accurately determine where his or her property lies is to hire a Professional Surveyor. Surveying firms are listed in the Yellow Pages. The City does not have a Professional Surveyor on staff and is unable to locate property lines for residents.
One Minute City Rap: Cascade Avenue CrosswalksOne Minute City Rap: Cascade Avenue Crosswalk Safety
What’s the difference between a Drive and a Road or an Avenue and a Street? Ever wanted to change the name of the street you live on? Or wonder how names are chosen? Click here for these answers and more information about street naming.
The study reported that "...more pedestrian accidents occur in marked crosswalks than in unmarked crosswalks by a ratio of approximately 6:1. Furthermore, comparison of the volume of pedestrians using the marked and unmarked crosswalks shows that the crosswalk use ratio is approximately 3:1. This indicates, in terms of usage, that approximately two times as many pedestrian accidents occur in marked crosswalks as compared with unmarked crosswalks. Evidence suggests that this poor accident record is not due to the crosswalk being marked as much as it is a reflection on the pedestrians' attitude and behavior when using the marked crosswalk..."
River Falls Crosswalk Policy SummarySafety Effects of Marked vs. Unmarked Crosswalks at Uncontrolled IntersectionsWisconsin Pedestrian Traffic Safety Facts
For more information about the safety of roundabouts or information about how to navigate a roundabout, click here. For more information, The Wisconsin Department of Transportation has created videos on roundabout usage. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety also has a short video as well as other general information.
Check out our fact sheet for more information.