Traffic And Safety Committee
VALPARAISO | The annual list of the the 10 intersections with the most accidents is out, and while many names have been on the list before, several are on the city's radar for improvements.
VALPARAISO | The flashing signal at LaPorte Avenue and Harmel Drive will be changed to a fully operational one during the first quarter of 2014.
VALPARAISO | One month after getting a request for another turn arrow at Glendale Boulevard and North Calumet Avenue, the traffic signal has been approved by the city's Traffic and Safety Committee.
VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee continues to struggle to find solutions to the "No left turn-itis" problem on Lincolnway in downtown Valparaiso.
VALPARAISO | The city liked a resident's suggestion for a left-turn arrow on northbound Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue so much it decided to install arrows on the southbound side, too.
VALPARAISO | With the closing of one block of Lafayette Street for much of the summer and then permanently once Central Park Plaza expands, the city is looking for new options for turning south.
VALPARAISO | After hearing requests from Streamwood Subdivision residents for years to activate the traffic signal at Harmel Drive and LaPorte Avenue, the city is having a study done of the proposal.
VALPARAISO | Adding stop signs is not something Valparaiso takes lightly, but -- after doing a traffic study -- it was decided signs are needed on Eastport Centre Drive at the entrance to Ivy Tech.
VALPARAISO | Traffic on Washington Street in the city's downtown has been one-way northbound since Dave Smith was a lad, but he thinks it's time for the city to consider making it a two-way street again.
VALPARAISO | Now that the city has installed left-turn lanes on North Calumet Avenue at Evans Avenue, it has a request to add turn arrows to the signals.
VALPARAISO | A request to add a traffic signal at Silhavy Road and Chicago Street will be one of the issues the city looks at as part of the improvements to Silhavy between LaPorte Avenue and Evans Avenue.
VALPARAISO | The city is seeking a $319,500 federal grant to make improvements to the section of Ransom Road known as roller coaster road.
VALPARAISO | The locations of Valparaiso's worst intersections for crashes doesn't change much from year to year, just the ranking, but city Engineering Director Tim Burkman hopes to see some change in four on U.S. 30.
VALPARAISO | Don't look for golf carts to be allowed on Valparaiso city streets any time soon.
VALPARAISO | The city's sign crew has begun looking into the issue of sign clutter.
VALPARAISO | A request to lower the speed limit on Lincolnway to 25 mph through the downtown led to a discussion at Tuesday's meeting of the city's Traffic and Safety Committee of whether the speed limit on all unposted roads should be 25.
VALPARAISO | Another batch of yield signs is disappearing from city intersections.
VALPARAISO | A cottonwood tree is causing problems for environmentalists.
VALPARAISO | The city's Traffic and Safety Committee decided Tuesday the best action to take on two requests was no action.
VALPARAISO | Melissa Lott thinks the city needs to take its celebration of Random Acts of Kindness Week a step further and start a campaign to urge drivers to be more considerate, especially to pedestrians.
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