Category Archives: Roadways

St. Nicholas 2 hour parking

In September I met with the St. Nicholas merchants to discuss reinstalling the 2 hour parking signs along Beach Blvd.  If you recall, the signs were removed when FDOT resurfaced that section of Beach Blvd. and replacement of the signs … Continue reading

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Lakewood Pedestrian Improvements on the Horizon

You may recall my article from June 3 of last year entitled “Pedestrian Crossing on University under Consideration”.  After receiving a number of calls and emails from area residents, I had arranged a meeting with the Florida Department Of Transportation … Continue reading

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Old San Jose Stacking Lane

This year’s Capital Budget includes $100,000 for the design of a stacking lane on the northbound side of Old San Jose south of the entrance to Hendricks Elementary. The location is generally depicted below. During the morning rush hours, school … Continue reading

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Riverplace Boulevard Roadway Improvements

The contract has been awarded for the Riverplace Blvd. Road “Diet” and the pre-construction meeting was held last month. The focus of the project is to add medians, bike lanes, enhance sidewalks and provide on-street parking and crosswalks to create … Continue reading

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St. Nicholas Parking

 I will be holding a meeting for St. Nicholas area merchants Thursday evening to discuss re-placement of the 2 hour parking signs along Beach Boulevard. The signs were removed when FDOT resurfaced that section of Beach. However, since they were … Continue reading

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Traffic Calming Still a Hot Topic

There are three separate areas in the District that have already initiated traffic calming projects in their neighborhoods and I have inquiries from several other areas.  The three in process are River Road (which has grown to include the entire … Continue reading

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Traffic Calming Town Meetings for Four Locations held in January

January was the month for traffic calming. Four town meetings were held regarding traffic calming requests and options for four distinct locations. These meetings involved mailed notices to affected property owners and were part of the official Public Works process … Continue reading

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Crosswalk Coalition

The Crosswalk Coalition had its second meeting in December and will meet again later this month or early March. At our second meeting, we reviewed maps and broke into working groups to identify locations where crosswalks are needed. To date, … Continue reading

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LAKEWOOD ROAD speed humps

For nearly a year, residents of Lakewood Road between Hendricks and San Jose have been looking into ways to slow traffic on their street. Public Works has conducted the necessary traffic study and found that traffic calming measures are warranted. … Continue reading

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Crosswalk Coalition gets legs!

In October, I formed a working group called the Crosswalk Coalition. The purpose is to bring together those who can help us identify where crosswalks are needed, the various City and State agencies that would need to approve and install … Continue reading

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Legislation allowing lower speed limits in Residential Areas moving through Council

At the urging of many of you, I introduced legislation, bill 2014-0666, that would allow residents of a neighborhood to reduce the speed limit on local streets to 20 or 25 mph. The current default speed limit on public streets … Continue reading

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Please Slow Down

Traffic calming, the catch phrase for how to slow down traffic, has become a widespread concern throughout San Marco. I currently have pending requests from residents of River Road, the Marco/ Belote/Alexandria Place area, Northwood/Lakewood, and London/ Gadsden as well … Continue reading

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