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FDOT says Gulfstream roundabout beats the alternative

FDOT says Gulfstream roundabout beats the alternative

Longboat Key has long fought the coming roundabout fearing it could impede traffic from the barrier islands that rely on an
efficient exit in everyday activity, but especially in emergencies.

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat Manager tackles traffic, Covid, sewage leaks

Longboat Manager tackles traffic, Covid, sewage leaks

“We immediately investigated the situation and have been monitoring ever since the spill occurred.”

September 16, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat helps steer Sarasota traffic plan

Longboat helps steer Sarasota traffic plan

Sarasota City Commissioner Hagen Brody said the plan does a great job in improving pedestrian and bicycle access in the City, but it did not address making it easier for people to drive to and from the City and within the City.

August 4, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat considers hiring attorney to fight roundabout

Longboat Key fears that the roundabout could make traffic back-ups worse.

April 13, 2020 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The indignity of traffic on St. Armands Circle and Ringling Bridge

The indignity of traffic on St. Armands Circle and Ringling Bridge

It is clear the FDOT and the City of Sarasota have no grasp on what traffic does to otherwise rational human beings.

January 13, 2020 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | 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 »

Traffic impediments circle St. Armands as season nears

Traffic impediments circle St. Armands as season nears

The Mayor is so outraged by the speed bumps that he recommends that drivers from Longboat to Sarasota avoid the circle by traveling through the residential neighborhoods as a form of automobile-based civil disobedience.

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Lido Beach concession stand to close temporarily for renovation work

Lido Beach concession stand to close temporarily for renovation work

The concession stand at Lido Beach will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, Sept. 30, while the City repairs the pavilion. In its place, food trucks will be available most days of the week to provide service for beachgoers. Crews will first be installing a new vent hood in the kitchen and a new long-lasting metal […]

November 4, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

Speed humps at St. Armands Circle to be installed starting July 15

Speed humps at St. Armands Circle to be installed starting July 15

The speed humps are a temporary solution as FDOT determines the feasibility of constructing permanent, raised crosswalks and raised intersections

July 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

Fruitville roundabout construction starting soon

“Prepare mentally and vehicularly.”

June 17, 2019 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »