Who has the right of way?
There is a traffic jam every workday over on Limit Street in front
of the Precision Products factory. Who has the legal right of way?
Is it the employees on foot or those of us trying to drive by?
The law states under Article X, Pedestrian’s Rights and Duties,
Section 5/11-1002, Pedestrians’ right of way at crosswalks, that
even when traffic control signals are not in place or not in
operation, the driver of a vehicle shall yield the right of way,
slowing down or stopping if need be to yield to a pedestrian
crossing the roadway within a crosswalk. No pedestrian, according
to the law, shall suddenly leave a curb or other place of safety
and walk or run into the path of a moving vehicle which could
constitute an immediate hazard. In other words, slow down for the
people trying to cross the street. By law it is your duty.
Hound Runs Loose
live on the 500 block of Frorer Avenue, and there is a basset
hound type of dog running loose every day. He is always digging in
our garbage barrel and stringing it all over as well as
"doing his business" in our yard.
Animal control was notified of the basset hound on Monday, Feb. 14. Mr. Sullivan was compliant and said he would report the
sidewalks? What can I do?
have no sidewalks and would love to have them but are unsure of
the cost involved for us as homeowners. Does the city absorb the
cost? Do we need to apply for it? What is the procedure?
Osborn at the City Street and Alley Department says the first step
is to advise City Hall. You can do this by picking up a sidewalk
petition at City Hall. The council ultimately decides the fate of