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Commission decides to remove all crosswalks

Commission decides to remove all crosswalks

“It gives them false security and that is so much more dangerous,” said Irwin Pastor.

April 25, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Latest Longboat crosswalk plan to mar island entrance with FDOT signs

Latest Longboat crosswalk plan to mar island entrance with FDOT signs

Is an inferior, but cheaper solution, a good enough outcome?

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

Town talks traffic help, crosswalks at meeting

Town talks traffic help, crosswalks at meeting

‘Remember, the average age is 70 plus years and people are not running across the street.’

April 4, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

St. Armands Circle holds traffic program

St. Armands Circle holds traffic program

The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is conducting a pedestrian traffic management program for St. Armands Circle. The traffic program’s goal is to document and measure the effectiveness of controlling and metering pedestrians at the crosswalks in regards to improving vehicular traffic and pedestrian flow around the circle. Uniformed and trained Pedestrian Traffic Managers (PTM’s) […]

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

FDOT responds to comments calling LBK crosswalks unsafe

FDOT responds to comments calling LBK crosswalks unsafe

Marking a crosswalk does not take the responsibility out of the pedestrian and driver’s hands.

March 15, 2016 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

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 »