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The dilemma of missing traffic signs

Gainesville has a traffic sign problem. It’s not that citizens are all disobeying the signs, it’s that people are stealing them. According to Gainesville Police Department spokeswoman Tscharna Senn, more than four dozen traffic signs have been taken this past year… some more than once in the same location. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM Kareem Sandy reports.

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New bus service for rural areas

A new bus service will offer transportation to Gainesville for only a dollar. The route will run through Alachua County areas of High Springs, Newberry and Archer. The route will connect residents in rural areas to the city and Assistant Manager at MV Transportation Kenny Gonzalaz says the route is …

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New I-75 construction aims to reduce traffic snarls

Traffic congestion on northbound I-75 at Newberry Road, exit 387, is expected to lighten up. The Florida Department of Transportation has lifted the truck restrictions and reduced the speed limit on northbound lanes. Construction is currently underway to add a second left and right turn lane onto Newberry Road. Semi-trucks …

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Cameras to Improve Ocala Traffic

The City of Ocala and the Florida Department of Transportation are teaming up to put cameras in the city to help with traffic management. WUFT-FM’s Chris Peralta has more. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/OcalaCamsWrap.mp3]

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Traffic cameras installed in Ocala

The city of Ocala is now under surveillance. The Florida Department of Transportation is installing 17 new cameras on intersections, and along Interstate 75 to monitor traffic. The cameras will also come with message boards, which will direct cars in case of a traffic jam. Florida Department of Transportation public …

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Stop Check keeps Alachua County motorists in check

Drivers Beware…Click it or Ticket has returned. The Alachua County Sheriff’s Office set up a driver’s license spot check as part of the Click It or Ticket Program to check for valid licenses and for drinking and driving this past weekend. ASO Spokesman Art Forgey says the campaign has been …

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