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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 »

Traffic, tourism, condos drive Downtown Sarasota’s future

Traffic, tourism, condos drive Downtown Sarasota’s future

Sarasota City Commission puts brakes on City Manager Tom Barwin’s push for a pedestrian freindly Downtown as additional traffic lanes will soon be installed.

September 4, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Cars and pedestrians collide in Sarasota traffic showdown

Cars and pedestrians collide in Sarasota traffic showdown

Longboat Key Mayor Terry Gans in a letter to Town Manager Dave Bullock said that he was “angry” because “any attempt to have serious discussions with the City of Sarasota toward addressing the entire situation is met with a stone wall.”

Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin says pedestrian activity “is skyrocketing”
in Sarasota and he expects pedestrian activity to double over the next 24 months.

September 4, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat fears Sarasota roundabout could worsen traffic at Gulfstream

Longboat fears Sarasota roundabout could worsen traffic at Gulfstream

‘A lot of us are nervous. We have not seen traffic of this magnitude through a roundabout and we would hate to be the guinea pig.’

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »