Motorcycle riders rant about traffic lights

Sometimes motorcycles trigger the turn signals, sometimes they don't. What gives? Just ask Jeff and McRider. Question: Why don’t left turn arrows turn green for motorcycles alone in the left turn lane? Will a long overdue fix ever come? It usually happens to me late at night, or whenever I [...]

By | June 6th, 2013|11 Comments

Fix a pothole? Rohnert Park has an app for that

Find a pothole that needs to be fixed? A stop sign knocked over? A street light out? You can report problems like those and more in Rohnert Park to the city via your smartphone. Pat Barnes, the city's deputy city engineer, says that with the app, one could take a [...]

By | November 9th, 2012|0 Comments

The worst road in Sonoma County is …

It's only a mile long, but it's narrow, cracked, sections of its sides are dropping away and it's riddled with pothole patches with more potholes unfilled. It's Keiser Avenue in Rohnert Park, and it's the worst road in Sonoma County, according to readers who voted in the Road [...]

By | October 1st, 2012|23 Comments

Mailbag: Didn’t they just pave those streets?

A reader asks: Dear Road Warrior, maybe you can help clarify something for me. Last week, city workers were doing paving work on various streets in Rohnert Park, including Southwest Blvd, State Farm Drive, and Enterprise Drive. My question for you to find out is why they did this? These [...]

By | May 11th, 2011|0 Comments