County to enforce speed limits on trails

Regional Rangers Mike Trzaska (left) and Jay Erb (right) are two of eleven rangers that regualarly patrol the length of the Chester Valley Trail. They cooperate with local police to keep the trail safe and to educate trail users on sharing space on the trail. WEST CHESTER — Chester County is placing 15 mph speed limit markers on Chester Valley and Struble trails to improve safety for the tens...

Speed limits and roads top topic in Chadds Ford

Pothole turns into bigger issue; speed limits, u-turn issues discussed By Kris Firey-Poling, Correspondent, The Times Chadds Ford Supervisors George Thorpe (left) and Frank Murphy discuss road issues during Wednesday night’s Board of Supervisors meeting. CHADDS FORD — Road maintenance, speed limit, and signage dominated Wednesday night’s township Board of Supervisors meeting. “What...

Rt. 82 speed limits cut to 30 MPH in Unionville Village

Multi-year effort to slow traffic in area bears fruit Traffic should be moving through the village are of Unionville a bit slower pace soon, after East Marlborough Township Supervisors formally approved a reduction in speed limits to 30 on Route 82 from the roundabout to Mill Road. By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Township supervisors approved a reduction of the speed limit...

Move to cut Unionville village speeds gains momentum

Township officials more confident state will approve drop to 30 MPH on Route 82 By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times EAST MARLBOROUGH — Reducing speed limits in the Unionville Village area on Route 82 appears to be moving, if you will, full speed ahead, after the township’s Board of Supervisors Monday formally backed a new application to the state to allow the reduction. After multiple attempts...

Residents, officals frustrated by Village speed limits

Concerns continue to mount over speeds in Unionville village, but state law limits options By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Residents of Unionville village are asking the township to renew efforts to slow drivers along Route 82 to make the area safer. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Driver speed and some questions about paving in the Unionville Village section of the township dominated Monday night’s Board...

E. Marlborough officials: slow down to lower speed limit on Rt. 82

Residents renew request to cut limit in Unionville Village area from 35 MPH to 25 MPH, but PennDOT has final say By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com Unionville Village residents are asking the township to reduce the speed limit along Route 82 from 35 MPH to 25 MPH, but PennDOT has the final say, township officials say. EAST MARLBOROUGH — Slow down and just maybe, just maybe, someone in...

PennDOT cuts speed limit on US 1 in Pennsbury

Serious crash, resident letters appear to spur action; local officials hope to increase area of lowered speed By Mike McGann, Editor, UnionvilleTimes.com PennDOT agreed to cut speeds along US 1 after a serious accident — one of a number over the years — happened in October. PENNSBURY — Apparently, someone in Harrisburg is listening. After years of attempts to get the Pennsylvania Department...