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Highway and Road Transportation

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  • Commentary: Development is improving the Westside

    Re: "Costa Mesa deserves more-thoughtful development," (June 4): Silly season is upon us. However, it might better be termed the season of irony. My friend, City Council candidate Harold Weitzberg, made several conflicting suggestions in this recent...
  • Council set to vote on $140-million budget

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday is scheduled to adopt a $140-million budget that includes about $19 million worth of capital-improvement projects. Funding for the 2014-15 fiscal year, which begins in July, marks an increase of 6.3%, or $8.3...
  • Mailbag: Users can coexist on the Back Bay Trail

    As a frequent recreational biker, I have ridden the Back Bay Trail many times since I was a young child. Newport Beach Councilman Tony Petros' letter of April 29 ("Commentary: Let's focus on safety of Back Bay Drive, not restricting use") is on the...
  • Mailbag: More like the 'Bermuda Triangle' of parking

    I read with interest the story about the new bowling alley at The Triangle ("Alley owner hopes to pin down success," March 13). While it sounds like a fun spot, my family and I will not be visiting it, or any of the stores, restaurants, bars or movie...
  • Work marks start of big toll system change

    Work marks start of big toll system change
    As drivers whizzed north on the San Joaquin Hills (73) toll road Thursday, some veered right toward the cash tollbooths at the Catalina View Mainline Toll Plaza rather than continue through the FasTrak lanes. They discovered that where seven...
  • Council OKs small-lot ordinance

    The Costa Mesa City Council on Tuesday gave a second and final approval for easing standards for small-lot developments. The 3-2 vote on the Small-Lot Subdivision Ordinance — with Councilwomen Sandy Genis and Wendy Leece dissenting — came...
  • Teeming with traffic?

    Teeming with traffic?
    A popular cycling route alongside the Upper Bay that helps connect Newport Beach to Irvine has come under scrutiny. In response to concerns from a community group about safety on Back Bay Drive, the city's Bicycle Master Plan Oversight Committee is...
  • Commentary: Close Back Bay Drive to vehicular traffic

    On Friday, the Daily Pilot reported the death of a female cyclist on Adams Avenue in Huntington Beach ("Bicyclist dies after being struck by car"). The accident occurred where Adams, a three-lane, 45-mph road, transitions from having a bike lane to no...
  • Silver lining in Dover Drive project

    For residents near Dover Drive, the ongoing construction on their street has a silver lining. Though they have suffered through delays in the sewer replacement project, new medians and landscaping are being planned for the street when the replacement is...
  • CdM High sports complex brings up traffic worries

    In front of a sometimes hostile crowd, Newport-Mesa Unified School District officials laid out two possible plans to revamp outdoor sports facilities at Corona del Mar High School. School administrators convened the Wednesday night meeting at the...
  • Council looks to slow traffic

    Newport Beach council members directed staff Tuesday to take steps to reclassify a short stretch of Tustin Avenue in order to lower the speed limit by 5 mph. Members also agreed to explore with the community additional measures to slow traffic, which...
  • Mailbag: Two opposing views on CdM sports complex proposal

    New facility warrants community support Track coach Bill Sumner's vision for improved athletic facilities at Corona del Mar High School needs the community's strong support ("A sporting mission," Feb. 28). CdM's exceptional students and faculty are...