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Santa Rosa Ave. gets extra police attention

Kawana Springs intersection city's fifth most dangerous.

By | October 20th, 2013|2 Comments

Santa Rosa’s 25 dangerous intersections

Planning to drive through the intersection of Stony Point and Sebastopol roads in Santa Rosa? Better be careful. It again ranks No. 1 in the city for highest number of reported collisions. The Roseland-area intersection racked up 16 collisions last year, twice that of 2011 when it tied [...]

By | January 31st, 2013|10 Comments

SRPD targets collision-prone intersection

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersection --- Santa Rosa Avenue at Hearn Avenue, which  last year was tied for second with 13 collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers [...]

By | December 28th, 2012|5 Comments

Mailbag: Can you use carpool lanes on onramps?

Here's a question from a Road Warrior reader: When going northbound on Santa Rosa Avenue and entering the turn lane at Yolanda to get on to northbound 101 there are two turn lanes.  If you are in the left most turn lane, are you supposed to turn into the middle [...]

By | October 26th, 2012|1 Comment

Highway 1, 101, 121, 128 lane closures this week

Caltrans announced the following lane closures for this week: Highway 1 --One-way traffic control from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday from Shotgun Point and Sea Walk Drive on the northern Sonoma County coast for paving and striping work. Highway 101 --Various lanes closed from Rohnert Park Expressway [...]

By | September 22nd, 2012|0 Comments

South Santa Rosa intersection targeted by police

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most collision-prone intersections --Baker Avenue at Santa Rosa Avenue, which last year was tied for fifth worst with nine collisions. As part of a weekly, Monday through Sunday, special enforcement program, Officer Jeff Adams says officers [...]

By | August 31st, 2012|0 Comments

Mailbag: Bicyclists, pedestrians getting tickets; Todd Road merging

Here are questions from Road Warrior readers: Adrienne wrote in to report that she had read on KRCB radio's Facebook page an account of a Santa Rosa police officer stopping bicyclists on Humboldt Avenue for not coming to a complete stop at stop signs. According to the posting, the officer [...]

By | August 31st, 2012|8 Comments

Latest update on Highway 101, lane closures

For Highway 101 drivers, relief is almost here. Caltrans is continuing to do finishing work on the highway between Santa Rosa Avenue and Rohnert Park Expressway, and Caltrans spokesman Adam Priest says the third lane is expected to be open by the end of this month or early September. But [...]

By | August 12th, 2012|1 Comment

More drivers trying to beat the red light

I’ve heard people joke that a green light means go, a yellow light means go faster and a red light means stop. But I don’t think it’s a joke any longer: More people seem to be trying to beat red lights and they’re stepping on the gas when the light [...]

By | August 6th, 2012|28 Comments

2nd south Santa Rosa intersection under police watch

Santa Rosa motorcycle police officers this coming week will monitor one of the city's most dangerous intersections -- Santa Rosa Avenue at Hearn Avenue, which last year was tied for second with 13 collisions. Last week, just a block away, police were keeping an eye out for violators across Highway [...]

By | July 8th, 2012|2 Comments