In this episode of the “Actually…” series, City Traffic Engineer Troy Rother explains how the city determines speed limits on our roadways. Continue reading Video: How the city determines speed limits
This week, more than 30 signs will be installed around College Station that label the city as having a hands-free ordinance in effect as it relates to drivers and their wireless communications device of choice. The idea is that fewer distractions will result in fewer crashes, injuries and deaths. Continue reading Hands-free device ordinance to be enforced soon
In this episode of “Actually…,” City traffic Engineer Troy Rother says people often often mistake the purpose of the cameras mounted on top of traffic signal mast arms. The cameras simply detect vehicles at the intersection and give them a green light so they don’t have to wait as long. Continue reading Video: Why are there cameras on traffic signal arms?
If you’ve driven down University Drive in Northgate in the last couple of weeks, you’ve probably faced extraordinarily long wait times. We share your frustration and apologize deeply for the inconvenience. Continue reading What’s the deal with the signal timing on University?
The Texas Department of Transportation begins work Monday on the reconstruction of the bridge and intersections at University Drive (FM60) and Harvey Mitchell Parkway (FM2818). University Drive from Research Parkway to Turkey Creek Road will be completely closed from midnight Friday, March 10, until 6 a.m. Monday, March 20. To reach Easterwood Airport’s main terminal, motorists should access Turkey Creek Road from HSC Parkway or F&B Road. Continue reading TxDOT starts work Monday on Harvey Mitchell-University Drive interchange project
In the early 1990s, the city worked closely with Texas A&M to develop the Go With the Green Plan to move traffic in and out of the area after football games. The plan has worked well, but the rapid growth of the city and the university – not to mention all the new visitors from the SEC – means it must be tweaked and updated.