Transportation

My Two Cents: Resist the Werrlein development

April 15, 2018

By MARISA JOHNSON — For shame that Douglas Development Corporation and Werrlein Properties should try to capitalize on the economic value of Hyattsville’s reputation, when that value was built by the hard work of this community. The proposal set forth by Werrlein is absurd: 82 homes, mostly [read more]

Councilmembers pitch their FY 2019 budget wish lists

March 28, 2018

By ALLAN WALTERS — The Hyattsville City Council has begun preliminary planning for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget, which will go into effect on July 1 of this year. On councilmembers’ wish lists: speed mitigations in a West Hyattsville neighborhood, a public restroom at Heurich Park, [read more]

Sign of change: Nicholson St. to receive traffic signal

February 21, 2018

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Applause filled the room inside the Municipal Building on Jan. 17, when Gregory Slater, administrator of the Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) State Highway Administration, announced that a traffic light will go up at the intersection of Nicholson Street and [read more]

Traffic changes near Felegy Elementary go into effect

January 29, 2018

By KRISSI HUMBARD — The City of Hyattsville will implement traffic pattern changes near Edward M. Felegy Elementary School (6110 Editors Park Drive) starting at noon on Monday, Jan. 29. Felegy Elementary lets out at 1:55 p.m. The yellow curb in front of the school will remain a “No [read more]

City police add electric car, motorcycle to fleet

October 18, 2017

BY HOLLY BREVIG — The Hyattsville City Police Department (HCPD) has added a Chevrolet Bolt electric car and a Zero electric motorcycle to its fleet. “Now, this is not a unique idea,” said HCPD Sgt. Hartnett. “There are police departments across the country that have taken in [read more]

Public Notice: Transportation Study Meetings

October 12, 2017

The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to develop the Hyattsville Transportation Plan. This plan will help the city improve existing transportation infrastructure, carry out new projects, and determine priorities for the next 20 years. The city’s Departments of Public Works and Zoning and [read more]

Poll: Hyattsville transportation study

September 29, 2017

The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to improve existing transportation infrastructure over the next 20 years. What do you think should be the city’s top transportation priority? Expand residential-parking districts Expand parking in commercial districts Improve walkability of the [read more]

Hyattsville asks for public input on transportation improvement

September 28, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Hyattsville residents gathered at the municipal building Sept. 20 to share their ideas and priorities for making it easier and safer to move around the city. Several city officials and councilmembers were also in attendance. The City of Hyattsville is launching a study to develop [read more]
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