Project 2: Robert L. Green, Whitehills, Glencairn & Red Cedar
Project Details for Robert L. Green, Whitehills, Glencairn & Red Cedar Elementary Schools
An interactive version of this map showing the projects described below is availablehere.
We have been engaging with the neighborhood and school communities surrounding all four schools since 2019 and plan to submit an application for infrastructure improvements by February 2024.
Projects identified include:
Robert L. Green Elementary School
Improve crossing at Crown and Pinecrest (four-way stop and median extension, west end)
Improve crossing at Harrison and Crown with pedestrian refuge island and RRFB
Improve crossing at Harrison and Tarleton with RRFB
Northern Tier Trail connection to northeast end of Roxburgh at Harrison Meadows Park
Fill sidewalk gap at the south end of Brandywine to connect with trail to Cricket
Fill sidewalk gap on north side of Fairoaks, near Coolidge
Improve ramps connecting east side of Gilcrest across Blanchette
Improve existing path connecting north side of the school to Henry Fine Park parking lot
Whitehills Elementary School
New sidewalk on north side of Northgate connecting west of Boxwood Lane with improved crossing and median extension (south end)
Glencairn Elementary School
Improve crossing at Harrison and Northlawn with RRFB
Improve crossing at Harrison and Pine Forest with RRFB
Red Cedar Elementary School
Improve crossing where pathway from University Village connects to Marigold
New sidewalk on Lilac between Narcissus and Daisy
New sidewalk on east side of Narcissus from Lilac to Daisy
Sidewalk repair on Narcissus, between school and Daisy
Please direct your feedback for this project to our team via Ginger Ogilvie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Last updated: February 2024
Our original plan to apply first for Robert L. Green (formerly Pinecrest Elementary) and Whitehills, followed by Glencairn and Red Cedar, was delayed by the COVID-19 shutdown. See below for background information relating to our earlier efforts.
Project Details for Robert L. Green Elementary School & Whitehills Elementary School
The Final Presentation from the MSU SRTS team took place on 4 November 2019.
The EL SRTS team is meeting regularly with East Lansing’s Department of Public Works to continue the prioritization process.
Our team has also continued to meet with Robert L. Green Community Council, Whitehills School Association, and Pinecrest, Northern Meadows, and Whitehills neighborhood associations to share plans and solicit feedback. Last updated: January 2023
Project Status for Glencairn Elementary School & Red Cedar Elementary School
Final Reports with Action Plans are located here.
Walking audits were conducted for both schools on 13 November 2019.
Kick-off originally scheduled for 19 March 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 shutdown.
MSU SRTS team’s survey was sent to parents in May 2020. View the results here.
Information gathered from the survey was used to share preliminary ideas with the EL SRTS team on 9 July 2020.
MSU SRTS team presented a “Meeting 2A” to a small group (ELPS administrators and East Lansing DPW) via Zoom on 14 June 2021.
MSU SRTS team presented a "Meeting 2B" to Glencairn and Red Cedar families, ELPS administrators, and community members via Zoom on 3 November 2021.
MSU SRTS team presented a Final Meeting for Glencairn and Meeting 2 for Red Cedar via Zoom on 27 April 2022. Slides can be viewed here for Glencairn and here for Red Cedar. Feedback for Red Cedar was due on 15 May.
Red Cedar's Final Meeting took place on 15 June 2022, via Zoom.
Our team is meeting regularly with the City of East Lansing’s Department of Public Works to continue the prioritization process.
We continue to communicate with Red Cedar Family Council, Glencairn Elementary Community Council, and the Red Cedar, Glencairn, Chesterfield Hills, Shaw Estates, and Oakwood neighborhood associations to share plans and solicit feedback.