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Longboat pins hope on new crosswalk signage

Longboat pins hope on new crosswalk signage

Bullock pressed FDOT to take measures after man was hit by car.

February 15, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Engineering stupidity on Longboat Key

Engineering stupidity on Longboat Key

We have created not a safer way to cross GMD. Just the opposite: In fact, if you want to commit suicide, you do not have to drive to the Skyway to jump — just use the crosswalks on Longboat Key.

February 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Man struck by car in crosswalk

Man struck by car in crosswalk

“If FDOT staff does not know how to fix the crosswalks, then they need to remove them before anyone else is hurt or killed due to the poor design of these facilities.” — Town Manager Dave Bullock

February 8, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

From beaches to traffic tackled at Key meeting

From beaches to traffic tackled at Key meeting

Resident concerns addressed by Town Manager Bullock and several community leaders.

April 27, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Town circles around road plan

Town circles around road plan

Roundabouts on GMD at both ends of Key considered.

April 5, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Year in Review 2014: Longboat Pass Bridge damaged, Town may be held liable

Year in Review 2014: Longboat Pass Bridge damaged, Town may be held liable

In December of 2014, the town learned that the Longboat Pass Bridge had been damaged. As a result, the Town of Longboat Key may face a lawsuit from the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) subcontractor, Infrastructure Corporation of America. FDOT maintains that the town’s drilling of a new water line caused cracks and loss of […]

January 6, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage

Lawsuit ‘imminent’ over Longboat Pass damage

Town water pipe drilling alleged to have damaged bridge.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The Colony and clearing of cockroaches, Mayoral outbursts and attorneys drill for Longboat dollars

The whole place must be cleared and all the convalescent memories must be extinguished before either Ocean Properties or Unicorp can gain control from the flailing unit owners.

December 15, 2014 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

FDOT to perform pedestrian count

FDOT to perform pedestrian count

At the behest of town staff, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will perform a new pedestrian count along Gulf of Mexico Drive in March to determine specific locations for crosswalks. Town Manager Dave Bullock informed members of town staff in an email Tuesday that FDOT has agreed to conduct a pedestrian count at the […]

February 10, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Crosswalks could add signage, safety to Key

Each new crosswalk will need about 10 additional sings to alerts drivers in each direction.

July 10, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »