Category Archives: 511

Seeking local traffic, travel information in one place

Dear Street Smarts, Q: We are still waiting after three-plus years as to when electronic signs will be updated with pertinent information. Bob Zimway via the Street Smart Blog A: Right now, those signs are used to give information such … Continue reading

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Discussing safety on Highway 17

The Santa Cruz County Traffic Operations Oversight Committee and Safe on 17 Task force will meet 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday at at the San Jose area CHP office, at 2020 Junction Ave., to discuss safety efforts along Highway 17. The group, … Continue reading

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The 511 on travel times on highway message signs

Dear readers, Every now and then, I receive a letter from readers seeking to have local highway message signs broadcast travel times to key destinations, such as Los Gatos along Highway 17. That’s something that could come about if a … Continue reading

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What’s the 411 on 511?

Ramona is on vacation. To keep the learning going, guest columnists and bloggers have been recruited to write Street Smarts. Today’s submission is from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission, which is seeking community input about the things the … Continue reading

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