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?
Early last year, the city began constructing sidewalks, medians and traffic signals to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers on University Drive along the Texas A&M campus. The project was inconvenient and frustrating, but it was necessary for an area that continues to grow and expand. When the project is finished early this summer, you’ll need to pay close attention to what’s changed about pedestrian and vehicle movement. Continue reading University Drive pedestrian upgrades near completion
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
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Dec. 14. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start about 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6. Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Dec. 14)
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
By Colin Killian, Communications Manager
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:
- Rental Registration Update: The council will receive a workshop presentation about new software that allows online registration and renewal of rental properties.
- Impact Fees: The council will discuss the pros and cons of implementing impact fees for transportation and water/wastewater infrastructure.
- University Drive Safety Improvements: The council will consider a contract for creating a final detailed design of Phases 2-5 of the University Drive Pedestrian Safety Improvements Project.
- School Traffic Movements: The council will consider changes to traffic movements near three elementary schools as requested by the College Station Independent School District: a) No left turns from Welsh Avenue into the Rock Prairie Elementary driveway; b) No left turns from Brothers Boulevard into the Southwood Valley Elementary driveway; and c) No left turns from Eagle Avenue into the public alley north of Newport Lane during drop-off and pick-up times at Creek View Elementary.
- Arts council Board: The council will consider appointments to the Arts Council of Brazos Valley’s board of directors.