I’m writing regarding the problem of extreme traffic congestion on both our roads during the fall (pumpkin) season. On one hand, it’s great to see one of our local merchants (in this case Harbes) doing so well, and it’s also nice to see that so many non-local folks want to share in some of the charms of what we experience here on the North Fork.
A weekend trolley loop could make its way to the North Fork this fall with the goal of getting visitors to take the train to the North Fork and alleviate congestion on local roads. READ
In an effort to ease North Fork traffic concerns, a weight-limit restriction could be coming to Peconic Bay Boulevard and a seasonal bus loop may be created to transport pumpkin pickers between Mattituck and Riverhead.
Sections of Sound Avenue will be closed Monday as Riverhead Town highway crews pave parts of the road, according to Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson.
On a typical Fourth of July weekend, Main Road in Orient and East Marion is already stressed to a breaking point, as hundreds of tourists head east visit the picturesque farms at the tip of the North Fork.
Planning to head out of town at night? Then you should probably avoid the Long Island Expressway for the next few months. READ
The latest effort to improve transportation on the East End by easing traffic congestion took a small step forward Tuesday. READ
The danger that lurks at the intersection of Love Lane and Main Road is abundantly clear. A winding road, a busy part of town with considerable foot traffic and drivers using Old Sound Avenue to reach an active church and a popular local theater add up to increased risk for motorists and pedestrians alike. READ
It was annoying to see the word drunk in your front-page caption describing the fatal accident (“Are our roads less safe today?” in the Oct. 8 issue). We all know there were circumstances yet to be proven before blaming any one individual. READ
Route 25 will be closed in Greenport Village this weekend as the annual Maritime Festival returns to town, Southold Town police said. READ