The New York State Department of Transportation has approved Greenport Village’s request for a lowering of the speed limit on a section of Main Road.
The DOT’s regional traffic engineer, M.T. Vijayendran, notified village attorney Joseph Prokop of the decision in a Jan. 30 letter. READ
Community leaders from Orient and East Marion are asking the state DOT to create a uniform speed limit on Route 25. READ
Residents and officials discussed the pros and cons of reducing the speed limit in Greenport Village from 30 mph to 25 mph at a public hearing last Thursday night before the Village Board.
And while Southold Town Police Chief Martin Flatley didn’t support the idea, feedback from some speakers convinced him to take a second look at speeding issues in the village. READ
The Greenport Village Board last Thursday officially set March 22 as the date for a public hearing on reducing the village-wide speed limit from 30 mph to 25 mph. The hearing will be held at the Third Street firehouse at 7 p.m. READ
Should speed limits in the Village of Greenport be reduced to 25 mph?
That’s a question village officials have been debating recently, with some insisting that the current 30 mph limit is not effective. READ
Route 48 is still an accident waiting to happen.