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]

ICYMI: New left turn signal at Baltimore Ave. and Jefferson St.

February 19, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT —  A long-awaited left turn signal on southbound Baltimore Avenue at Jefferson Street, leading into the Shoppes at Arts District, was installed by the Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) in January. A crosswalk and pedestrian signal is also scheduled for the north [read more]

Monday travel conditions in the City of Hyattsville

January 25, 2016

BY REBECCA BENNETT — “Snowzilla” has moved out, and even though Hyattsville residents are beginning to dig and wander out, travel is far from easy in the area. Main arteries, such as East West Highway, Queens Chapel Road and Baltimore Avenue, are fairly clear of snow. However, there [read more]

Maryland declares state of emergency

January 22, 2016

BY MARIA D. JAMES — Updated at 3:58 p.m.  Today Maryland State Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order to declare a state of emergency in anticipation of Snowstorm Jonas, which has already begun to impact the Mid-Atlantic region. Forecasters are predicting this potentially historic storm [read more]
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