Tag Archives: Transportation Safety Committee

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Farmers Market vendors vote for partial Plaza street closure on Saturdays

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – The North Coast Growers Association (NCGA) has voted 32–8 in favor of partial street closure on the Plaza during main season Saturday Farmers Markets.  But before that takes place, the controversial measure will have to be considered by Arcata’s citizen-led Transportation Safety Committee (TSC). Any recommendation the

Transportation activists introduce new vision for a human-centered ‘living Plaza’ with fewer cars

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Re-imagining the Plaza has never been more popular, with ideas flying at near-weekly scoping sessions in and out of government. The frequency of the solution-seeking is exceeded only by the daily incidents of drunks, drugs, fights, smoking and other offenses continuing to take place out on the

Arcata moves toward transportation alternatives

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA – Three key Arcata bodies synchronized their efforts last Thursday, June 23 – the City Council, Transportation Safety Committee and Energy Committee. Transportation and energy are closely related, and Arcata has a number of projects on the move and in various stages of maturity. A consultant has been

Lets talk about parking in Arcata

City of Arcata Press Release The City of Arcata Transportation Safety Committee holds two public meetings to discuss and receive public requests about City designated two-hour, four-hour, metered and zoned on-street parking restrictions and parking within city-owned lots. This is an excellent opportunity to let the City know what works and what does not work

Bike Boulevards being born, mystery circle explained

City of Arcata ARCATA – The City of Arcata has contracted with Mercer-Fraser Company for the 2014 Arcata Bicycle Boulevard (ABB) Project to make various improvements in town for bicycle access and to construct shared walkways, bike lanes, signs and bicycle parking. Construction is in progress and approximately 80 percent of the work has been

Baysiders Would Shame Old Arcata Road Speeders – December 5, 2012

Attendee Sue Moore wondered why CHP officers sit passively at the Bayside Post Office, located at the intersection of Jacoby Creek Road, while cars whiz by in excess of the posted 25 mph speed limit on Old Arcata Road. “They sit there every day,” she said. “They’re on the phone, texting and they do nothing.”