City Ordinance Amendment May Help Downtown Parking Problems

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In an 8 to 1 vote from Auburn City Council earlier this summer, the city voted to amend a City ordinance to allow Low Speed Vehicle (LSV) Taxicabs like golf carts on city roads in certain parts of the city. The City of Auburn has been approached by a local businessman who is interested in […]

Four-Way Stop in Place at Shell Toomer Parkway and Wrights Mill Road

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The State of Alabama placed stop signs this week for a four-way stop at the intersection of Shell Toomer Parkway and Wrights Mill Road. This intersection includes the entrance to Chewacla State Park. This change was approved and implemented by the Alabama Department of Conservation. This intersection is under the jurisdiction of the State of […]

Lane Closures Underway on West Glenn Avenue

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As part of their development agreement, contractors for the 191 College student housing development are required to provide infrastructure improvements surrounding the development. Improvements to water and sewer infrastructure will require work along Wright Street, West Glenn Avenue and North College Street. To accommodate this work, West Glenn Avenue between Toomer Street and College Street […]

Lights On Is a Bright Idea

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For bicyclists, cycling with a light may seem like a no-brainer while traveling at night. However, according to a study by Madsen, Andersen and Lahrmann called “Safety effects of permanent running lights for bicycles,” cycling with a light at all times—yes, even during the day—can reduce bicycle accidents by 19 percent. Trek says that 80 […]

Driving Distracted – It Can Wait!

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Smartphones are convenient and cutting-edge, bringing the world right to your fingertips. Along with all of the benefits of using a smartphone come the many different distractions that fit right into the palm of your hand. Maps, music, social media, talking on the phone—these distractions are just as hazardous as texting and driving. The City […]