A man in his 30s was wounded Monday night in an California Highway Patrol officer-involved shooting on the Interstate 5 near Irvine, authorities said. The incident closed all lanes of the southbound 5 in Irvine, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading
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Contact: Jason Mills (714) 576-4303
Melissa Fox Announces Traffic Reduction and Transportation Choice Plan for Irvine
IRVINE, CA Irvine Community Services Commissioner and City Council candidate Melissa Fox announced today a Traffic and Transportation Plan for the City of Irvine. Fox said that her plan is designed to reduce Irvine’s traffic congestion both in the long and short term, while providing more transportation choices for Irvine’s residents and commuters. The Fox Plan is intended to reduce travel time, reduce noise, improve safety, improve resident access to employment and entertainment centers, improve parking and reduce emissions. Continue reading
A survey seeking input on traffic conditions and transportation systems in the City of Irvine was launched today. Residents and commuters to the City are invited to provide their input on what works well, what areas might need improvement and what the City’s transportation priorities should be moving forward. The survey is available through September 3 at bit.ly/IrvineTrafficSurvey.
The traffic survey is part of a comprehensive study aimed at examining mobility in the City. The study also includes three community meetings: Thursday, July 30, at the Irvine Civic Center, 1 Civic Center Plaza; Monday, August 3, at University Community Park, 1 Beech Tree Lane; and Monday, August 10, at Cypress Community Park, 255 Visions. All meetings are from 6:30 to 8 p.m.; no RSVP is necessary. Attendees of the meetings will also have the opportunity to complete a survey onsite. Continue reading
Public Information Meetings for the I-5 Irvine Tustin Project have been set for Jan. 26, 2015, from 5 to 8 pm, at the Cypress Community Park’s Multi-purpose room, at 255 Visions, in Irvine and on Jan. 28, 2015, from 5 to 8 pm, at Tustin High School’s cafeteria, located at 1171 El Camino Real, in Tustin.
WHAT IS THE I-5 IRVINE TUSTIN PROJECT?
The I-5 Irvine Tustin Project is a preliminary engineering and environmental study intended to evaluate ways to improve the I-5 between I-405 and SR-55, in the cities of Irvine and Tustin. Currently, about 350,000 motorists drive this nine-mile stretch every day. By 2040, daily traffic volumes are projected to increase to nearly ½ million, so planning for this growth is important to Orange County’s mobility, economy and quality of life. Continue reading
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Traffic Advisory for President Barack Obama’s Visit / UCI Commencement at Angel Stadium of Anaheim
ANAHEIM, Calif. (June 12, 2014) Cities of Anaheim, Newport Beach, and Laguna Beach in Orange County, California: In an effort to assist the public in avoiding possible traffic congestion during the visit of President Barack Obama on June 14, the following areas of Orange County should be avoided when possible to prevent travel delays for community members:
Saturday June 14, 2014 : Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Jan. 20, 2014
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Joel Zlotnik (714) 560-5713/Eric Carpenter (714) 560-5697
WHAT: Transportation officials will “whip congestion” with a $275 million project adding carpool lanes between San Clemente and San Juan Capistrano. The project is funded by Measure M, the half-cent sales tax approved by Orange County voters. Continue reading
By: Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer
At this week’s meeting of the Board of Supervisors, the Board unanimously awarded Sukut Construction the contract for the La Pata Avenue/Camino Del Rio Extension Project.
“This extension will help relieve congestion by connecting two major thoroughfares,” Supervisor Todd Spitzer said. Continue reading