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St. Armands merchants in uproar over paid parking disparity

St. Armands merchants in uproar over paid parking disparity

The Sarasota City Commission was told it would be irresponsible and unconscionable to install paid parking on St. Armands Circle and not Downtown at the same time.

October 26, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Pine tree removals could snarl traffic heading to St. Armands

Pine tree removals could snarl traffic heading to St. Armands

The City is about to remove the Australian pines between the Ringling Bridge and St. Armands Circle. A lane of traffic will be closed.

September 2, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Parking meters to circle St. Armands

Parking meters to circle St. Armands

City Commission votes 3-2 to pay $400K for meters.

August 27, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

500-space Circle parking garage underway

500-space Circle parking garage underway

The cost for the garage is $12 million, which will be paid in part through parking revenue, hourly charges for the garage and on-street as well as through a special assessment commercial properties.

June 18, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

$17.5 million the cost to remedy St. Armands Circle parking woes; City debates chances of taxpayers footing bill

‘I’m not dooming this to fail, because I know it’s already decided, but this has happened before downtown.’

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

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

Sarasota and Manatee traffic punishes Longboat’s property values, lifestyle and our collective sanity

In short, the City does not plan intelligently, it even fails to react intelligently. We cannot count on our neighbor who is exponentially making traffic worse to be the entity to fix any situation whatsoever. Strong mayors are born out of fiascos run like the City of Sarasota.

January 8, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Darkness Circles St. Armands

Darkness Circles St. Armands

November 13, 2016 | Posted in Key Events, Key Recreation, Top Box | Read More »

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude moving downtown

Tube Dude is leaving St. Armands Circle for a property on Main Street just east of South Osprey Avenue. Scott Gerber, the president of Sarasota’s tubular smiling sculpture company, has plans to place an 18-foot tubular giraffe in the yard at 1818 Main Street. He’s modifying the interior, which is the previous home of Victoria […]

July 23, 2016 | Posted in Business, Major Headlines, Top Box | 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 »