Oxford Mayor Pat Patterson, supported by the Board of Aldermen, accepted a national challenge to take significant action to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians of all ages and abilities over the next year.
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)
The city of Oxford re-striped Van Buren from South 9th to South 5 to help channel and slow down traffic. (June 6, 2014, Page 1A)
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)
The Publics Work Department and Pathways Commission are working to revamp a traffic calming policy that may go into affect later this spring if approved by Oxford aldermen. The new policy will set guidelines on helping neighborhoods reduce speeding and cut-through drivers. (March 19, 2013, Page 1, 3)
Speed humps on South 11th Street are complete and now city officials are taking a closer look at placing them on Buchanan Avenue. Other traffic calming measures are being taken on other Oxford streets, like South 13th Street where concrete for curb extensions was poured Thursday. (November 9, 2012, Page 1A, 9A)
City engineers recently re-striped North 14th Street with double yellow lines in an effort to slow down traffic. (June 27, 2012, Page 1)
The Oxford Board of Aldermen tabled a vote Tuesday to approve a new policy that would allow neighborhoods to apply for speed humps to give the Oxford Pathways Commission time to clean up and improve the draft. Read about the proposed policy and other business from Tuesday’s aldermen meeting into day’s EAGLE. (March 21, 2012, Page 2)