Project Drive Safer: The meaning behind the ‘Road Closed to Thru Traffic’ sign

[ad_1] ELM GROVE, Wis. — In the Village of Elm Grove, along Watertown Plank Road, a section of the road will close on Wednesday from 124th Street to Legion Drive for construction. Drivers will soon see signs like this that read “Road closed to thru traffic.” You’ll typically see this type of sign at the … Read more

Ron Fink: Will Traffic Safety Survey in Lompoc Lead to Safer Travel? | Opinions | Noozhawk

[ad_1] According to the city of Lompoc website and various press releases, “Lompoc community members are invited to complete a short Local Roads Safety Plan (LRSP) survey, and/or provide information on unsafe driving, walking or biking locations via an interactive map. Input is being accepted through Oct. 11, 2023.” These sorts of surveys give the public … Read more

Plans underway to make Lyndale Avenue South safer for pedestrians

[ad_1] A busy corridor in Minneapolis known for crashes and heavy traffic will look different in the coming years after a reconstruction project. The Lyndale Avenue South reconstruction project is now welcoming feedback from the public to make safety changes to the roads. “It’s super busy and I would say kind of hectic,” said Jason … Read more

Traffic calming brings safer school routes to Houston – The Chestnut Hill Local

[ad_1] by Tom Beck The stretch of West Allens Lane in front of Houston Elementary School is now home to a brand new speed table designed to calm traffic in an area that sees heavy amounts of young students crossing the road, especially during the school’s drop-off and pickup times. The speed table was installed … Read more

After teen’s death, what’s being done to make deadly Middleboro intersection safer?

[ad_1] MIDDLEBORO — Five months after a car struck and killed a teenager crossing the street at the corner of Route 28 and the Merchant’s Way Plaza in Middleboro, legislators, local officials and the state have said change is coming for that intersection. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has committed to installing, by mid-September, rapid … Read more

It isn’t always pretty, but Denver is slowly getting safer for cyclists

[ad_1] Cyclists travel through the new intersection design at Seventh Avenue and Williams Street, where the Seventh Avenue Parkway median ends adjacent to Little Cheesman Park. Cyclists may continue west on Seventh but motorists are forced to turn right or left. Neighorhood residents have complained about the project. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post) At the … Read more