Pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility

Pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility

As College Station’s streets have become increasingly congested, accidents involving pedestrians and motor vehicles have resulted in scores of injuries and several tragic fatalities. It’s a scene becoming all-too-familiar, not just here, but across the country. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, pedestrian fatalities have surged by 46 percent since 2009. Continue reading Pedestrian safety is a shared responsibility

Closing Boyett on busiest nights makes Northgate safer

Closing Boyett on busiest nights makes Northgate safer

If you’ve ever driven through the Northgate Entertainment District on a Friday or Saturday night, you know it’s an immensely popular place for college students to get revved up for Aggie football or just unwind after a long week of classes. You also know it can be an extraordinarily dangerous place for unwary pedestrians. That’s why starting this week, Boyett Street will be closed between University Drive and Patricia Street from 9 p.m.-3 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Continue reading Closing Boyett on busiest nights makes Northgate safer