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Longboat’s engineer says Sarasota roundabout not best plan for traffic

Longboat’s engineer says Sarasota roundabout not best plan for traffic

Engineer recommends to study the existing intersection with the triple left turn lane for one year.

February 24, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Get ready to pay for privilege to park on St. Armands Circle

Get ready to pay for privilege to park on St. Armands Circle

The meters are an integral part of the City Commission’s funding plan to pay for the parking garage, which is costing $12 million. Downtown meters are next.

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sarasota plans more roundabouts and St. Armands traffic calming

Sarasota plans more roundabouts and St. Armands traffic calming

Spoll referred to the raised devices as traffic calming speed tables and encourages residents to cut through the residential neighborhoods around the Circle to show an element of protest against the plan if it manifests.

January 1, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat to fight FDOT data for Downtown roundabout

Longboat to fight FDOT data for Downtown roundabout

‘We ought to evaluate with a full season of traffic, before proceeding.’

September 16, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat may hire consultant over feared Sarasota roundabout

Longboat may hire consultant over feared Sarasota roundabout

The prospect of any road design that could impede exiting the island is troubling.

September 11, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Roundabout, Quay to transform Downtown Sarasota corridor

Roundabout, Quay to transform Downtown Sarasota corridor

Part of the contention, especially for Longboat Key residents, is the specter of a roundabout that is not only planned, but already funded.

September 3, 2018 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Ringling Bridge roundabout prods Commission concern

Ringling Bridge roundabout prods Commission concern

Commissioner Daly was assured by the FDOT that the roundabout will outperform the triple left turn lane.

June 18, 2018 | 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 »

Sarasota approves rezone for more commercialized Selby plan with 5 story building; neighbors fear traffic

Sarasota approves rezone for more commercialized Selby plan with 5 story building; neighbors fear traffic

Neighbors are concerned about traffic.

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