Adjusting to Shorter Days in the City of Auburn

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Notice a street light outage on your ride home from work? Heading out for a run after the sunset? As the days grow shorter, many of us are out more after daylight hours. Help keep Auburn and fellow residents safe this season by reporting street light outages and wearing appropriate reflective gear when on your […]

Why Are Light Reflectors So Important?

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Did you know, according to the AAA Foundation For Traffic Safety, 71 percent of adult pedestrian fatalities occur at dusk or dawn, when visibility is limited? Many pedestrians and cyclists have a false belief that light reflectors are not necessary in the early morning or late afternoon. With the time change set to happen in […]

Run Safely, Auburn!

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With the weather changing and fall quickly approaching, now is a great time to get outside and get active! Running is a great form of exercise that requires minimal equipment or training. But before you head out the door to get your jog on, it’s important to remember these tips for the many #IntersectionInteractions you’ll […]

Travel With Care on Gameday

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Auburn Football is back, and game day is finally here! Traffic is especially heavy on game days, and with all the excitement, it’s easy to forget road safety rules while traveling on and off campus. Don’t worry, we’ll refresh your memory with quick tips to ensure you #KnowWhenToGo this Saturday! PEDESTRIANS Check that all lanes […]

Downtown Parking Ranked Top Concern Among Results from Annual Citizen Survey

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While many residents continue to rate living, working and starting a family in Auburn highly, this year’s annual survey showed the expected: residents are asking for more parking and better traffic flow in downtown. The seven-page survey was conducted by ETC Institute out of Kansas and completed by 760 residents in the city from various […]

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 […]