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Queens Chronicle
Growing objections test Sunnyside projectSome residents fear that Sunnyside may soon have a lot more shade. A proposal
Growing objections test Sunnyside project
Queens Chronicle / Posted 2 hours ago
Some residents fear that Sunnyside may soon have a lot more shade. A proposal to develop a 10-story, mixed-use and fully affordable apartment building on Barnett Avenue between 50th and 52nd streets was first reported by the Sunnyside Post in June,... Read more
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DNA Info
Activists Want Your Suggestions on Most Dangerous Streets in Eastern QueensThe intersection of Hillside Avenue and Parsons Boulevard is among the most cra
Activists Want Your Suggestions on Most Dangerous Streets in Eastern Queens
DNA Info / Posted yesterday
The intersection of Hillside Avenue and Parsons Boulevard is among the most crash-prone corners in Queens View Full Caption QUEENS — From Hillside Avenue to Woodhaven Boulevard, Eastern Queens has some of the busiest and most dangerous streets in... Read more
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The Daily Tar Heel
Carrboro approves final version of mural for the kidsCarrboro Board of Alderman approved the final rendition of the Carrboro Mural a
Carrboro approves final version of mural for the kids
The Daily Tar Heel / Posted yesterday
Carrboro Board of Alderman approved the final rendition of the Carrboro Mural at the intersection of Jones Ferry Road and Highway 54 on Tuesday at their regular meeting. Michael Adamson, who proposed the design, said it has been a work in... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Street confusionThe focus of the official ire was on contractors doing a gas main replacement o
Street confusion
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The focus of the official ire was on contractors doing a gas main replacement on Hepburn Street and preparing for paving on Market Street. The confusing maze of lane closures and motorists unsure of what detours will take them where has police and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tonawanda Town Board agrees to form ‘Complete Streets’ panel on bike lanes, pedestrian accessThe Town of Tonawanda could soon be seeing more bike lanes and safer pedestrian
Tonawanda Town Board agrees to form ‘Complete Streets’ panel on bike lanes, pedestrian access
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
The Town of Tonawanda could soon be seeing more bike lanes and safer pedestrian access to roads under a “Complete Streets” initiative endorsed by town officials. The Town Board on Monday night agreed to form a committee to make safe travel policy... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus planfrom cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to
Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted yesterday
from cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to alternatives to its bus rapid transit plan. Committee members representing five cities, as well as Santa Clara County, met for the first time in two months on Aug. 26 to... Read more
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The Record-Journal
Data show Wallingford motor vehicle traffic decliningWALLINGFORD — While national and state traffic trends toward increasing in volu
Data show Wallingford motor vehicle traffic declining
The Record-Journal / Posted yesterday
WALLINGFORD — While national and state traffic trends toward increasing in volume, the average number of motorists in town decreased, according to data from the state Department of Transportation. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Many county programs facing layoffs due to IL budget battlecounty programs, including those in southern Illinois. The City of Herrin has
Many county programs facing layoffs due to IL budget battle
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
county programs, including those in southern Illinois. The City of Herrin has enough funds to last the rest of September and possibly through October, according to Mayor Steve Frattini. After that, he said they will be "pinned against the... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus planfrom cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to
Little enthusiasm for El Camino bus plan
Mountain View Voice / Posted yesterday
from cities along the corridor urged transit officials to give more thought to alternatives to its bus rapid transit plan. Committee members representing five cities, as well as Santa Clara County, met for the first time in two months on Aug. 26 to... Read more
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News Transcript
Busy Colts Neck intersection to be analyzed by state DOTCOLTS NECK – The Township Committee has authorized an engineering study to be c
Busy Colts Neck intersection to be analyzed by state DOT
News Transcript / Posted yesterday
COLTS NECK – The Township Committee has authorized an engineering study to be conducted by the state Department of Transportation (DOT) at the intersection of Route 34 and Phalanx and Flock roads. Route 34 is a state highway. Officials said the... Read more
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The New Yorker
What’s New About Bill Bratton’s N.Y.P.D.?commissioner, joined several hundred uniformed officers for an informal memoria
What’s New About Bill Bratton’s N.Y.P.D.?
The New Yorker / Posted 2 days ago
commissioner, joined several hundred uniformed officers for an informal memorial service at the corner of 107th Avenue and Inwood Street, in Jamaica, Queens. It was past midnight, and everyone was waiting for Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was due... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Tonawanda Town Board agrees to form ‘Complete Streets’ panel on bike lanes, pedestrian accessThe Town of Tonawanda could soon be seeing more bike lanes and safer pedestrian
Tonawanda Town Board agrees to form ‘Complete Streets’ panel on bike lanes, pedestrian access
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
The Town of Tonawanda could soon be seeing more bike lanes and safer pedestrian access to roads under a “Complete Streets” initiative endorsed by town officials. The Town Board on Monday night agreed to form a committee to make safe travel policy... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
That Slow Zone in Midland Beach was a non-starterFor as long as anyone can remember, community activists and elected officials o
That Slow Zone in Midland Beach was a non-starter
Staten Island Advance / Posted 3 days ago
For as long as anyone can remember, community activists and elected officials on Staten Island have been beseeching drivers in their neighborhoods to slow down. A look through the archives of the Advance from 1960s even into the 1990s shows almost... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Rene Almendras as traffic czarsenator than figuring out what to do about our worsening traffic jams. Busines
Rene Almendras as traffic czar
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
senator than figuring out what to do about our worsening traffic jams. Businessman Ed Yap, the chairman of MAP’s traffic, transportation and infrastructure committee, insisted on the need for a traffic czar even after I expressed doubt a czar... Read more
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Bizjournals
L.A.'s Olympic Village plans raise eyebrowsAs a City Council committee gathered on Friday to discuss Los Angeles’ bid to h
L.A.'s Olympic Village plans raise eyebrows
Bizjournals / Posted 4 days ago
As a City Council committee gathered on Friday to discuss Los Angeles’ bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, city analysts have questioned the city’s plans to house 17,000 athletes during the event. The nonprofit exploratory committee’s bid includes... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray CarrollOn this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks
Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva and Pima County Supervisor Ray Carroll
Tucson Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
On this week's Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Congressman Raul Grijalva talks about Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, Wall Street's influence on financial regulation, the Black Lives Matter movement, his opposition to the Trans-Pacific... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday(Councilman Grohn). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordin
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 5 days ago
(Councilman Grohn). III. Minute Approval. IV. Special Presentation. V. Ordinances – Final Reading: ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 10, Article II, Section... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy’s traffic planAt a speech at the Rizal Technological University, President Aquino asked for p
Noy’s traffic plan
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
At a speech at the Rizal Technological University, President Aquino asked for patience and understanding of the citizenry on the traffic situation, after five years of inaction. Aquino said that there is a need for more bridges and widening of... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Third Street CHANGESThe markings along the street cost about $17,000 and include a 6-foot-wide bicy
Third Street CHANGES
The Mining Journal / Posted 6 days ago
The markings along the street cost about $17,000 and include a 6-foot-wide bicycle lane on the west side of Third Street. "The single protected lane was placed for southbound movement as the direction of travel takes you uphill over 11 blocks, from... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
A Tale of Two PUDsgot some time off in July, because they're really putting in overtime this mont
A Tale of Two PUDs
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
got some time off in July, because they're really putting in overtime this month. Along with multiple budget work sessions and public hearings, and following last week's marathon Planning and Neighborhoods Committee meeting (see "STR Debate... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposalMayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones despite the c
De Blasio defends slow zone program after city drops Midland Beach proposal
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday defended neighborhood slow zones despite the city's decision to scrap one planned for Midland Beach. "The slow zones make a lot of sense: they are better for our children, they're better for our seniors and it's... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Noy on traffic: How about reviving odd-even scheme?President gave assurance that an action plan was being drafted to address the p
Noy on traffic: How about reviving odd-even scheme?
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
President gave assurance that an action plan was being drafted to address the problem as he appealed anew for patience and understanding while solutions were being finalized. But Valenzuela Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian said the Aquino... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Proposed fix to Liberty Street collapse saves $28M, cuts three yearsin the first place. But, despite that feeling, he knows two years is better th
Proposed fix to Liberty Street collapse saves $28M, cuts three years
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 6 days ago
in the first place. But, despite that feeling, he knows two years is better than the originally proposed five years. And if the courthouse parking lot is demolished, he believes it eventually will be a massive boost for him and his neighbors�... Read more
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Weirton Daily Times
Brooke board discusses development ordinanceCommissioner Tim Ennis asked Matthew Reven, a member of the planning commission
Brooke board discusses development ordinance
Weirton Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
Commissioner Tim Ennis asked Matthew Reven, a member of the planning commission, to discuss the proposed subdivision and land development ordinance, which he said is not about zoning but about establishing rules for the establishment of new... Read more
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Rappler
We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business grouptraffic situation in the metropolis, including the appointment of a traffic cza
We need to 'idiot proof' our roads – business group
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
traffic situation in the metropolis, including the appointment of a traffic czar. “While we're undertaking the medium and long-term solutions, immediate solutions should be taken to address the severe traffic congestion,” said Eduardo Yap,... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10675H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteent
Republic Act No. 10675
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 7 days ago
H. No. 4769 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Second Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eighth day of July, two thousand fourteen. AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Postcards from Normtaken in 2005 from Second Hill Road. Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings /Spec
Postcards from Norm
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 7 days ago
taken in 2005 from Second Hill Road. Photo: Norm Cummings / Norm Cummings /Spectrum Even those most averse to our New England winters would admit to the scenic wonder of the New Milford village center on Valentine’s Day as the Greater New Milford... Read more
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Issaquah Press
Future transit plans include bringing light rail to Issaquah NEW — 4:20 p.m. Aug. 26, 2015 Visiting city after city and holding numerous
Future transit plans include bringing light rail to Issaquah
Issaquah Press / Posted 7 days ago
NEW — 4:20 p.m. Aug. 26, 2015 Visiting city after city and holding numerous public meetings, King County Metro and Sound Transit officials are working on long-range plans that might spell... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Walk this way: In Buenos Aires, pedestrian streets are the way of the futureIf you spend enough time on pedestrian-only streets in North America, you will
Walk this way: In Buenos Aires, pedestrian streets are the way of the future
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
If you spend enough time on pedestrian-only streets in North America, you will eventually experience the eerie emptiness that ensues when the pedestrians for whom cars were banned fail to show up. It happened to me recently on a stretch of Montreal’s... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
Curry administration, council agree on quicker and cheaper Liberty Street fixfive-year Capital Improvement Plan submitted in July had a total of $65 million
Curry administration, council agree on quicker and cheaper Liberty Street fix
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
five-year Capital Improvement Plan submitted in July had a total of $65 million to repair Liberty Street, Coastline Drive and the old courthouse parking lot. But, as proposed Wednesday � and quickly adopted by the City Council Finance Committee �... Read more
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Colorado Springs Independent
Road showIt's hard to fathom that voters would reject the city's proposed tax increase f
Road show
Colorado Springs Independent / Posted 8 days ago
It's hard to fathom that voters would reject the city's proposed tax increase for improving roads and streets on the Nov. 3 ballot. Citywide streets are plagued with potholes, cracks and bumps, which one analysis says cost motorists $723 a year in... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
Rain cuts concert's 3-day roadblock!at the boulevard which was rocked with controversy because of what some bureauc
Rain cuts concert's 3-day roadblock!
Negros Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
at the boulevard which was rocked with controversy because of what some bureaucrats described as �lapse in judgement, and lack of anticipation." The jampacked crowd from the Tempura area to the Honeycomb quickly dispersed by 1am because of a... Read more
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Slate
Once a Symbol of New Orleans’ Resilience, the Second Line Tradition is Now EndangeredA couple of months after Hurricane Katrina, as public officials debated whether
Once a Symbol of New Orleans’ Resilience, the Second Line Tradition is Now Endangered
Slate / Posted 9 days ago
A couple of months after Hurricane Katrina, as public officials debated whether and how to rebuild heavily damaged sections of New Orleans, Michelle Longino and Tamara Jackson planned a parade. The event, a local tradition called a second line, would... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Bishop directs trafficbishop put on a hooded navy blue jacket, zipped it all the way up to conceal hi
Bishop directs traffic
Pilipino Star / Posted 9 days ago
bishop put on a hooded navy blue jacket, zipped it all the way up to conceal his pectoral cross, got out of his car and walked to the front of the long line of cars. Five vehicles were gridlocked at an intersection, causing a traffic... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Economic losses from Metro Manila traffic to reach P6B in 2030to increase tangentially because of unchecked, increasing population growth, un
Economic losses from Metro Manila traffic to reach P6B in 2030
Manila Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
to increase tangentially because of unchecked, increasing population growth, unrestricted volume of vehicles plying the streets and failure to widen traffic-choked streets, among others. In an attempt to solve this problem, Aquino has filed a... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Bishop directs traffic in Batangasbishop put on a hooded navy blue jacket, zipped it all the way up to conceal hi
Bishop directs traffic in Batangas
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
bishop put on a hooded navy blue jacket, zipped it all the way up to conceal his pectoral cross, got out of his car and walked to the front of the long line of cars. Five vehicles were gridlocked at an intersection, causing a traffic... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
'Stakes Are Too High': Plan to End LA Traffic Deathsfatalities in the city to zero by 2025. The directive calls for reaching the g
'Stakes Are Too High': Plan to End LA Traffic Deaths
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 9 days ago
fatalities in the city to zero by 2025. The directive calls for reaching the goal, dubbed "Vision Zero," by creating safer streets, enforcing traffic laws and conducting more public education. "We have to think big and work hard when it comes to... Read more
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Washington City Paper
Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” CampaignSeward Square was tinged with extra green Monday morning as Mayor Muriel Bowser
Bowser Kicks Off First Day of School With “Slow Down” Campaign
Washington City Paper / Posted 10 days ago
Seward Square was tinged with extra green Monday morning as Mayor Muriel Bowser and about 30 volunteers held up signs reminding drivers to proceed with caution on the first day of school. The “Slow Down” event on Capitol Hill started at 6:30 a.m.,... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
County orders study for concept design of Osborne RoadAnoka County to come up with a new concept design for Osborne Road from Univers
County orders study for concept design of Osborne Road
ABC Newspapers / Posted 10 days ago
Anoka County to come up with a new concept design for Osborne Road from University to Central avenues in Spring Lake Park and Fridley. The Anoka County Board’s Transportation Committee has approved a purchase of service agreement with consultant... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bentonville seeks grants for intersection improvementsthat would help relieve traffic congestion at key intersections. The city has
Bentonville seeks grants for intersection improvements
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
that would help relieve traffic congestion at key intersections. The city has asked for $1 million from the Surface Transportation Program for intersection improvements at North Walton Boulevard and Tiger Boulevard/Northwest 12th Street and... Read more
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Washington Post
Surge in deadly violence is dictating the agenda for D.C.’s mayorD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing
Surge in deadly violence is dictating the agenda for D.C.’s mayor
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing the “Sale of Synthetic Drugs Emergency Amendment Act of 2015” into law on July 10 in Washington. (Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post) When Muriel E. Bowser was... Read more
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Washington Post
Surge in violence dictates agenda for D.C.’s mayorD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing
Surge in violence dictates agenda for D.C.’s mayor
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing the “Sale of Synthetic Drugs Emergency Amendment Act of 2015” into law on July 10 in Washington. (Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post) When Muriel E. Bowser was... Read more
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Washington Post
Surge in deadly violence is dictating agenda for new D.C. mayorD.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing
Surge in deadly violence is dictating agenda for new D.C. mayor
Washington Post / Posted 11 days ago
D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) addresses the press and public prior to signing the “Sale of Synthetic Drugs Emergency Amendment Act of 2015” into law on July 10 in Washington. (Amanda Voisard/For the Washington Post) When Muriel E. Bowser was... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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Sun Star
Day 1 goes smoothly, but organizers urge: ‘Brace for Monday’Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Cebu, but organizers expect a bigger ch
Day 1 goes smoothly, but organizers urge: ‘Brace for Monday’
Sun Star / Posted 12 days ago
Economic Cooperation (APEC) meetings in Cebu, but organizers expect a bigger challenge on Monday. “We have told our police and security committee to ensure that on Monday, they will be on their toes especially in the first hour,” said Ambassador... Read more
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NBC San Diego
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special AttentionCalifornia's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in
State's Eroding Roads Gets Special Attention
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
California's roads and freeways have gotten so bad, the Legislature will be in special session next week to deal with the situation. Gov. Brown has urged lawmakers to figure out how to cover billions of dollars’ worth of needed upgrades. “Now is... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Extra state road funds to target worst Oconee roadsthe target of nearly $5 million in extra state road funding. Sam Dickson, an o
Extra state road funds to target worst Oconee roads
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 12 days ago
the target of nearly $5 million in extra state road funding. Sam Dickson, an official of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative and member of Oconee County’s C-fund committee, said the next task will be to select the state-owned secondary roads most in... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For TuesdayCity Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties l
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday
The Chattanoogan / Posted 12 days ago
City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 7627, 7641, 7671, 7683, and 7691 Shallowford Road, more particularly described herein, from O-1 Office Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain... Read more
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Palo Alto Weekly
Soundscape of Palo Alto being disrupted by leaf blowersSeveral days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backy
Soundscape of Palo Alto being disrupted by leaf blowers
Palo Alto Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
Several days a week, Stan and Kiyomi Hutchings relax on their brick-lined backyard patio in Old Palo Alto. They enjoy reading under the wisteria canopy and eating lunch on blue-and-white cotton tablecloths next to their burbling, cherub-adorned... Read more
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The Chronicle Express
Group will present plan for Penn Yan1 in the Village Hall.The Community Design Center of Rochester (CDCR) partnered
Group will present plan for Penn Yan
The Chronicle Express / Posted 13 days ago
1 in the Village Hall.The Community Design Center of Rochester (CDCR) partnered with local residents, business owners, and other stakeholders in Penn Yan to create the Penn Yan Community Vision Plan.“The plan outlines the steps that can help... Read more
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