Transportation

My Two Cents: August letters to the Editor

August 13, 2017

Suggestions from a Trolley Trail traverser The article in the July issue about constructing a half-mile of new trail to connect the Trolley Trail to the Northwest Branch Trail is a bit like the trail itself: it’s great as far as it goes, but something is missing. I am a frequent bike rider on [read more]

Parking change worsens one problem, solves others

August 13, 2017

BY LINDSAY MYERS — A recent change to parking on the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue has left some circling the block and others sleeping more soundly at night. On July 12, the Department of Public Works took bright yellow paint to the eastside curb of the 4800 block of 42nd Avenue, the small cross [read more]

Bike-share programs rolling into Hyattsville

July 15, 2017

BY BEN SIMASEK — Local transportation options will soon shift into high gear in Hyattsville. Over the next few years, the city plans to pilot two bike sharing programs. In spring 2018, the Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation will bring the Capital Bikeshare [read more]

Hyattsville citizens propose circulator-connector shuttle

March 7, 2017

BY ELLEN TREIMEL — Hyattsville adopted the slogan “A World Within Walking Distance” in October 2006, and with a total area of 2.7 square miles in the city, it seems like this could easily be the case. As Hyattsville has undergone economic redevelopment in the last several years, walkable [read more]

Council approves funding for purchase of new Call-A-Bus

December 22, 2016

BY QUANNY CARR — The City Council approved funding to purchase a new Call-A-Bus at the Dec. 19 meeting, after members from the Hyattsville community voiced concerns about lack of service and unreliability. The original proposal was discussed during the Dec. 5 City Council meeting. The proposal [read more]

City solicits pay-by-phone parking service

March 23, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — If you utilize any of the city’s metered parking lots while you are going to dinner, attending an event, shopping or taking a class, etc., a revolutionary change may be on the horizon.  Paying for parking may become as easy as entering a few numbers on your cell phone app [read more]

City to pay $30,000 for emergency snow removal during blizzard

February 20, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — During the Jan. 22 to 24 blizzard that dumped more than 26 inches of snow on the City of Hyattsville, city staff worked with NZI Construction to assist with moving snow from roads to another location.  The Hyattsville City Council approved the payment of a $30,000 invoice [read more]
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