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What Sarasota traffic, the FDOT, Tom Barwin, the Baron of Botox & DC Sniper have in common

What Sarasota traffic, the FDOT, Tom Barwin,  the Baron of Botox & DC Sniper have in common

Why not just drop some speed bumps on St. Armands Circle as if throwing nail strips in front
of sea turtles to slow them down as they try and crawl home?

February 23, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota traffic fuels frustration, fear and numerous explanations

Sarasota traffic fuels frustration, fear and numerous explanations

In the past week alone, Longboat Key’s Town Manager, Sarasota City Commissioners, Longboat Key Commissioners, the St. Armands Merchants Association President and numerous residents have implored the City of Sarasota and the Florida Department of Transportation to explain why the traffic is so persistent, offer suggestions and insight and to raise safety concerns.

January 31, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

As Longboat dislikes roundabout, Sarasota furthers partnership with FDOT

As Longboat dislikes roundabout, Sarasota furthers partnership with FDOT

FDOT says the roundabout will slow traffic and create a more pedestrian friendly environment.

December 25, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Will Sarasota roundabout worsen LBK traffic snarls?

Will Sarasota roundabout worsen LBK traffic snarls?

Longboat officials say they are supportive of enhancing pedestrian connectivity but not at the cost of increasing traffic.

April 1, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota County supports tackling traffic amid protest

Sarasota County supports tackling traffic amid protest

Hines said that rather than spending $1.1 million he would prefer funding a trolley or build something tangible instead of hiring consultants.

March 4, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Ringling Bridge traffic defines planning

Ringling Bridge traffic defines planning

Traffic has already been amassing in late afternoons.

November 14, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota, FDOT talks traffic, transportation plans on LBK

Sarasota, FDOT talks traffic, transportation plans on LBK

“My experience is wherever I have traveled in the country, when two lanes become one, I find traffic and congestion.”

April 9, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

FDOT responsible for Longboat traffic pile-ups

Each time the bridge went up, there was an instant three-mile standstill because of traffic volumes.

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Traffic hell thanks to the F-U-DOT

Traffic hell thanks to the F-U-DOT

“Do not assume I am patient. I am a caffeined-up, angry ex-New Yorker…

March 18, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Crosswalks staying; Town looks to slow GMD traffic to 35 MPH

Crosswalks staying; Town looks to slow GMD traffic to 35 MPH

“I’m totally opposed; we are nibbling away at the 45 MPH speed limit and here we are, we have five other crosswalks and the argument could be made for every other crosswalk to go to 35 MPH. It’s a de facto attempt to lower the speed limit,” said Younger.

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