Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Commissioners Approve Traffic Safety Measures Permit Parking Set on Arbor Drive

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Commissioners Approve Traffic Safety Measures Permit Parking Set on Arbor Drive

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Transportation issues dominated action at the Ross commissioners meeting Tuesday.

Commissioners unanimously approved permit parking on Arbor Drive and added stop signs on Laurelwood Drive, Oesterle Lane and Russell Road.

Arbor Drive is a dead end street with only a few houses. But it is adjacent to the side entrance of Ross Elementary School, and parents park there to pick up their children after school, said Commissioner Dan DeMarco.

"Many, many cars park all over the place . outside of the grounds of the school to the extent that it is a safety issue. It is a hazard for emergency vehicles," Mr. DeMarco said.

In other business, commissioners introduced an ordinance requiring sidewalks in new developments.

The ordinance will be sent to Allegheny County for review by planning officials. …

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