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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Mike Mossing

S. Lamar bike lanes to be striped — again

The Oxford Pathways Commission learned that South Lamar will have to be re-striped after a miscommunication led to the new stripes creating lanes that were 1 foot too big. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

Biking, walking projects reviewed

The Oxford Pathways Commission will be presenting its annual report before the Oxford Board of Aldermen this evening at 5 p.m. (June 17, 2014, Page 1A, 2A)

Pathways raises concerns over new bridge

Bike safety on the Old Taylor Road roundabouts an issue for some Pathways commissioners. (May 20, 2014, Page 1)

Pathways puts in wish list for new city planner

Members of the Oxford Pathways Commission spent about 35 minutes with Daniel Logan, owner of Logan Development Groups that was recently hired by the city to help them find a new city planner when current planner Tim Akers retires in April. The commission expressed qualities they felt the new planner should posses to help deal with Oxford’s growth. (February 4, 2014, Page 2)

Work on N. 9th to make walkers safer

Those walking along North 9th Street, trying to find a safe place in between the parked cars on both sides of the road and lack of sidewalks, will soon see some changes along the road that are designed to make it safer for pedestrians. (April 16, 2013, Page 1, 14)

Residents get look at major road projects

Two public meetings held at the Oxford Conference Center this week gave residents an opportunity to ask MDOT officials questions in regards to two major upcoming road projects aimed at making the community safer for drivers. (October 18, 2012, Page 1)

New crossing signals prioritized

With the success of the pedestrian crossing signal put in last fall at the corner of South 9th Street and Jackson Avenue, the city of Oxford has included money for at least two more of the new signals. The Oxford Pathways Commission prioritized where the new signals should go with the top priority intersection at Bramlett Boulevard and University Avenue. (September 18, 2012, Page 2)

BMX track takes shape

City officials will be going over a contract with USA BMX to possibly finish the BMX bike track at FNC Park and turn it into an official USA BMX track to host tournaments. (August 20, 2012, Page 1A)

BMX races may start in fall

The BMX track at FNC park is almost complete. A BMX specialist could be in Oxford in July. After the track is completed, the Oxford Park Commission has 90 days to hold its first BMX sanctioned race. OPC is also opening the bidding process for the tennis court expansion on Friday. (June 28, 2012, Page 2)

Support increases for banning texting while driving

An online petition is making the rounds into email mailboxes and Facebook status messages asking people to help ban texting while driving in Mississippi. So far the petition, on SignOn.org has 761 signatures and it’s raising fast. (June 11, 2012, Page 1, 8)

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