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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 »

Crosswalk removal plan gets pushback from FDOT

Crosswalk removal plan gets pushback from FDOT

“FDOT was very concerned with the crosswalks as death trap rhetoric.”

May 2, 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 »

New bill proposes increase in Florida speed limits

New bill proposes increase in Florida speed limits

A new bill in the Florida Senate calls for increasing the speed limit by 5 miles per hour on interstates, highways and roads in the state. If the bill passes: Interstates would go from 70 mph to 75 mph. Four-lane divided highways outside of urban areas would go from 65 mph to 70 mph. State […]

November 16, 2013 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »