Transportation

Number of trees at root of MD 500 project complaint

June 1, 2018

By LINDSAY MYERS — In the April Print Edition of the Hyattsville Life & Times a local resident submitted a Letter to the Editor lamenting his dismay that the State Highway Administration (SHA) agreed to reduce the number of trees proposed for the MD 500 (Queens Chapel Road) construction [read more]

Path between College Park, Riverdale now open for use

April 18, 2018

By MEAGAN MILLER — Two pillars at the corner of Albion Road and Route 1 were tied together by a red ribbon at 8:30 a.m. on April 5. Folks from the neighborhood and representatives from around the county snacked on donated Pike’s Place brew coffee from Riverdale Park Station Starbucks and [read more]

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]
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