Tag 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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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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Digital message signs on Hwy 17 should provide travel times, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Electronic road signs on Highway 17 are a waste of taxpayer money unless they say something useful. ‘Click it or Ticket’ is cute but surely not every day. Blank is the norm – and what a … Continue reading

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