Tuesday, December 18, 2012
Doylestown Borough Council is considering whether to create a loading zone on a busy borough street.
A loading zone may be coming to the first block of North Main Street in downtown Doylestown. Doylestown Borough Council is considering adding the loading zone to the street next to the Fountain House, home to the downtown Starbucks and offices. All businesses in the area would be able to use the loading zone, council members said. No parking spaces would be lost in the creation of the zone. Council members voted unanimously on Monday night to advertise an ordinance outlining the new zone. The measure will return to council at a future meeting for a final vote.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Residents support a recommendation to add a stop sign on Oakland to improve safety at the busy intersection, council says.
On any given day, nearly 3,000 cars drive down East Oakland Avenue in Doylestown Borough. The one-way street carries Route 202 through the borough to the east. Usually flowing with a steady stream of traffic, it can present quite a challenge to anyone trying to get to or from the borough's museum district on Pine Street, home to the Mercer Museum, James A. Michener Art Museum and the Doylestown library. Borough council is considering adding a stop sign on East Oakland at Pine to make the intersection into a three-way stop. Council members voted unanimously Monday night to draft and advertise an ordinance doing just that. Because of the limited sight distance, the intersection has become dangerous for vehicles trying to cross or enter …
Monday, June 4, 2012
The owners of the South Main Street business plan to meet with borough officials to come to a compromise.
The owners of the Doylestown Produce Outlet will come before the borough’s Public Safety Committee to address traffic concerns at its South Main Street location. Owners Kathy and Stephen Terinoni agreed with Doylestown Borough police and District Judge Mark Douple on Monday to work with borough officials. They hope to discuss what can be done to help customers pulling out from the produce outlet’s parking lot onto South Main Street. Under the terms of the agreement reached Monday, no employees of the produce market may stop or attempt to direct traffic on the busy street. Monday’s hearing was for Doylestown Produce employee Pat Huhn, who was cited on April 7 and May 10 by Doylestown Borough police for obstruction of highways, according to …
Friday, May 25, 2012
The outlet has been charged for directing traffic at its busy location on South Main Street.
The Doylestown Produce outlet will be heading to district court next week over charges that they are guiding traffic without the authority to do so. Stephen Terinoni has owned and operated the produce outlet on Doylestown's South Main Street since 1990. In that time, he says, the volume and speed of traffic heading into and out of town has risen sharply. That makes parking at his shop difficult; drivers sometimes have to back up into the street, and customers sometimes have to cross the road from the parking spaces across the street. So Terinoni and his cousin started doing what they thought was right. The two men can be found nearly every day in front of the shop helping customers in and out, sometimes walking out into South Main Street …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
He's only 9, but he's identified a problem in town. Do you agree with him?
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Sarah Larson
Thursday, February 2, 2012
This week, we here at DoylestownPatch received a Letter to the Editor from a 9-year-old Doylestown boy who thinks drivers are going way too fast through his hometown, putting people at risk. We promised him we would publish his letter, and ask our readers what they think about the issue. Is speeding a problem in Doylestown? What can we do about it? Make a suggestion in the comments. Dear Ms. Larson, My name is Will Buchholz. I am 9 years old and in the 4th grade. I am a Webelos Scout in Troop 52 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel. I am working on my Citizenship Badge and Beltloop for scouts and one of my requirements is to write a letter to a newspaper about something that concerns me. The thing that concerns me is the outrageous speed of cars …