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Review for Safety Agricultural Villages And Environment S A V E Inc, Kennett Sq, PA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Through this organization I have had an opportunity to work with volunteers, an executive director, the public, elected officials, and leading transportation experts. We used a combination of grass roots political efforts and detailed traffic engineering expertise to demonstrate that a two-lane, traffic calmed alternative to a major truck route could save lives, save money, save environmental resources and provide a sustainable solution to the capacity challenges of the roadway.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

The decision by PennDOT to abandon a proposal for a major highway expansion including bypasses through farmland and residential developments and embrace a two-lane alternative for a major roadway.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Broaden our base of financial and political support.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

The thrill of success in having a small group with modest funds change the policy of a large State bureaucracy.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Passionate, engaged, and determined to make a difference in the world around them for the better of present and future generations.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Finance a road intersection improvement project using the latest traffic calming techniques.

Ways to make it better...

I had more time to devote to the organization.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Staying focused on our objectives while being patient with the slow, almost glacial pace of change in government bureaucracies.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Private citizens can make a difference in their own communities when the get involved.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?


Role:  Board Member & I helped develop and carry out a strategy for influencing PennDOT policy.