Roadside America has been open since 1953, delighting visitors with its model of a Pennsylvania town frozen in time and full of little cars and trains. But the popular roadside attraction couldn’t survive the pandemic.
By David Kidd, Photojournalist and Storyteller | January 20, 2021
Council members authorized the city manager to move ahead with a “transformational” transit and mobility plan. But concerns have been raised that the project will strain a community that’s already been ravaged by COVID-19.
By Allison Kuznitz, The Charlotte Observer | January 15, 2021
Pinellas County will use the multi-million-dollar grant to implement more connected-vehicle and traffic-light synchronization technology in an effort to continue improving its roadways’ safety and efficiency.
By Caitlin Johnston, Tampa Bay Times | January 11, 2021
There were 54 traffic-related deaths in Portland last year even as the coronavirus pandemic forced millions of people to stay home much more than usual. The city wants to eliminate all traffic-related deaths by 2025.
After a record-breaking hurricane season, city planners in Florida focus on best practices to rescue affordable housing, while architects adopt new housing designs for the long-term needs of a changing coastline.
By Carl Smith, Senior Staff Writer | January 6, 2021
Councilmember Steven Matteo wants a detailed cost breakdown of extending the HOV lane on the Staten Island Expressway, which the state has estimated to cost as much as $800 million and has been debated for years.
By Erik Bascome, Staten Island Advance | January 5, 2021