Tag Archives: roundabouts

Roundabout is neighborhood’s canvas, city says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: There is a roundabout at the intersection of King and Baldwin that is so ugly, it’s sinful. Many cars have hit it. The concrete border has evidence of this. The plants are dead or dying. I … Continue reading

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Roundabouts work, says Santa Cruz PWD

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Drivers in Santa Cruz and those coming from outside to visit often don’t know how to enter the roundabout at the end of Pacific Avenue heading to the Main Beach. There were two incidents where I … Continue reading

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Depot Park roundabout doesn’t work during busy weekends, holidays, reader says

Dear Street Smarts, Q: I think it is time for a new article about the Depot Park roundabout. It has been one year since the opening of the roundabout at Depot Park and a very unfavorable article about it following … Continue reading

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The Roundabouts are coming (to Santa Cruz)!

Street Smarts note: The following guest post is about roundabouts, by Chris Schneiter, Assistant Director/City Engineer City of Santa Cruz Public Works History The Santa Cruz Beach and South of Laurel Comprehensive Area Plan recommended that the City consider the … Continue reading

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