Add It Up - Calming calamity
Number of "bulbout" curbs the city's Public Works Department built this year on Peachtree Hills Avenue to discourage speeding: 50
Width in feet of Peachtree Hills Avenue's two lanes before the bulbouts were built: 19
Width after the bulbouts were added: 10
Width of an Atlanta Fire Department fire truck: 8' 4"
Average miles per hour clocked on Peachtree Hills Avenue before the bulbouts: 38
Speed limit posted on Peachtree Hills Avenue: 25
Out of 69 residents of Peachtree Hills Avenue, the number who say they are in favor of the bulbouts: 14
Number of signatures on a petition calling for a halt in construction of the Peachtree Hills Avenue "curbing calamity": 350
Approximate cost of a new set of tires for a compact car: $400
Median household income within the Census blocks along Peachtree Hills Avenue: $57,990
Sources: Atlanta Department of Public Works, lifelong Peachtree Hills resident Edwin Tillis, Peachtree Hills Traffic Calming Association, www.PeaCoC.BlogSpot.com, Goodyear Tire, U.S. Census Bureau.