DSCA Greenspace Committee Gets Update on FDOT Landscaping Plans

2021-09-18T18:20:55-04:00September 18th, 2021|DSCA News, Greenspace, Land Development, Transportation|

On August 24, 2021, members of the DSCA Greenspace Committee and interested residents held discussions with  FDOT and City experts; which included Mark Miller, Sr. Arborist & Dan Ohrenstein, Assistant City Engineer; City of Sarasota; Darryl Richard, District 1 Landscape Architect, FL Dept of Transportation (FDOT). The committee and guests discussed the following agenda items: [...]

US41-Gulfstream Roundabout Project Phases

2021-01-30T15:30:28-05:00November 10th, 2020|DSCA News, Transportation|

 US 41/Gulfstream Roundabout and Gap Stormwater Project Narrative  The FDOT Temporary Traffic Control Plan (TTCP) is to build temporary diversions (bypass roads – purple areas on exhibit) through a portion of existing parking along Bayfront Park Drive and a portion east of US 41 at Gulfstream Avenue to handle traffic while the roundabout is [...]

Downtown Sarasota, Florida US 41 Roundabout Educational Videos

2020-10-17T14:26:06-04:00August 29th, 2020|Safety, Transportation, Uncategorized|

Educational videos show how to navigate new U.S. 41 Roundabouts  These videos, produced in conjunction with engineering firm Kimley-Horn and Associates, can be viewed online on the City’s website. The series of videos includes: A simulated driver’s view of the two roundabouts Understanding the symbols used in roundabout pavement markings and street signs 10th Street roundabout lane and [...]

Roundabout Educational Videos

2020-04-10T15:21:28-04:00April 10th, 2020|DSCA News, Local News, Transportation|

Educational videos show how to navigate new U.S. 41 roundabouts  Sarasota, FL:  The City of Sarasota is sharing a series of informational videos to help educate motorists on how to navigate the new multi-lane roundabouts on U.S. 41 at 10th and 14th streets ahead of their planned opening next weekend [April 17-20]. See diagram of [...]

Roundabouts reduce traffic fatalities

2020-02-03T09:25:49-05:00February 3rd, 2020|DSCA News, Transportation|

Carmel, IN's secret to reducing traffic fatalities? Roundabouts! Dive Brief: To get congestion, road safety and emissions issues under control, cities should consider installing roundabouts at intersections, Carmel, IN Mayor Jim Brainard told Smart Cities Dive last week. Since he took office in 1996, the city has installed more than 120 roundabouts, which Brainard said [...]

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