Cars don't slow down on busy Wauwatosa street

Steve Chamraz

Cars don't slow down on busy Wauwatosa street

CREATED Aug. 29, 2012 - UPDATED: Aug. 29, 2012

WAUWATOSA -- Five-year-old Aiden loves to watch the trains roll through his neighborhood while his grandmother is a little more worried about the cars.
 
"People just go crazy going down the street," said Tracy Wey.
 
The street in question is State Street, which makes a quick change around 68th.
          
That's where it transforms from a four-lane road through mostly industrial parts -- to the main street through a very walk-able stretch of town.
 
Drivers don't always realize they've made the switch, which mean some ignore the 30 mile per hour limit -- and put pedestrians in danger.
 
"They go much faster than that." Wey said. "Really 25 would be better, going through the village area."
 
With so many reasons to get out of your car and walk around this neighborhood -- people like Tracy Wey wish other drivers would be much more considerate.
 
She also hopes this visit from Speedbusters helps make this special place a lot safer.
 
"With the new concert area, the new playground over there, people just really need to slow down and be more mindful of what's going on around them," she said.
 
Because the only thing she and Aiden want to see speed through this neighborhood -- are the trains.

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