Although we’re all glad football is back, COVID-19 restrictions will make for a completely different atmosphere around Aggie games. One thing hasn’t changed, though. With thousands of fans descending on Kyle Field, finding a place to park nearby will still be a daunting challenge, especially in the Southside neighborhood. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle
For football fans, following their favorite team to Kyle Field can be tricky. With tens of thousands of fans descending on a relatively small area, finding a place to park their vehicles can be daunting. Making sure everyone abides by our city parking ordinances is a significant test for city staff, too. The College Station Police Department, Code Enforcement, and the Northgate District staff work together to ensure a safe environment for you on game day. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle
In this edition of the College Station podcast, Texas A&M Transportation Institute Research Fellow Dr. Tim Lomax takes us through what will be one of the most impactful transportation projects ever planned for College Station: a proposed three-tier underpass at the intersection of George Bush Drive and Wellborn Road. Continue reading Podcast: The future of Bush/Wellborn and why your opinion matters
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Sept. 8. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed atcstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start about 5:30 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 7.
Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Sept. 8)
By Troy Rother, City Traffic Engineer
As much as we all love Aggie football, there’s one thing we dread when football season arrives – the increased traffic around Kyle Field.
In the early 1990s, the city worked closely with Texas A&M to develop a 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 Southeastern Conference – means it must be updated.
After last season’s Alabama game, we collaborated with the university to collect postgame traffic data all over the region to develop better methods of moving traffic. We also partnered with the Texas A&M University System and other local agencies, such as the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, to find ways to not only move traffic more efficiently after games, but to also assist fans arriving in town before games.
A better traffic plan Continue reading “CS, A&M work to reduce gameday traffic congestion”
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch: Continue reading “Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings”