Category Archives: Traffic

Change in Sewickley, Part 2 – Picture Shows, Parking, Phones, and Left Turns

  At the end of March, I posted the first in a short series about changes both in progress and on the horizon in Sewickley Borough’s business district. Below are some additional things that I’ve noticed. First, an update about … Continue reading

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Summer / Autumn Decennial Digest

The days are moderating into the familiar, blessed coolness that brings with it the anticipation of harvest festivals, apple cider, and pumpkin spice everything. I’ve been collecting things to summarize – things that I’ve touched upon before, things that are … Continue reading

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Camp Horne Closure Highlights Commuter Crunch, Other Issues

Construction season is one of the more vexatious components of any summer in Pennsylvania. The above-average temperatures of recent weeks have made the daily commute into town just that much more of a chore than it already is. Since around Memorial … Continue reading

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Quaker Valley: A Great Year Ends with Crash, Thuds

  Quaker Valley High School held their commencement a week ago this past Monday. The district’s got a lot to celebrate, and a lot to be proud of. I could spend a lot of words highlighting many of the student and … Continue reading

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April / May Digest – A, B, C, D, E, and QV

Last month my excellent local dentist gave me the bad news that I needed a root canal where decay had crept in under an old filling. The involved tooth, while containing nerves and blood vessels, is also nourished by the … Continue reading

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March / April Digest: Arrivals, Departures, Returns

    It’s been an interesting month (and more) without a portable electronic device. Aside from the complications of lacking a mobile phone in the age of constant connectivity, I have come to miss other things even more than the … Continue reading

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Critical Mass on Ohio River Boulevard

As a daily commuter along Route 65 (AKA Ohio River Boulevard), I am often challenged by driving habits seemingly influenced by haste, carelessness, inattentiveness, and/or ignorance.  In fairness, I must admit that some of these habits are my own as well. I … Continue reading

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I Drive “Killer 65” – In More Ways Than One

Kristina Serafini of the Sewickley Herald wrote a short op-ed in this week’s edition about some of the craziness she has witnessed while commuting from Pittsburgh’s southern suburbs to the Sewickley area, mostly along Pa. Route 65, AKA Ohio River Boulevard, … Continue reading

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Critical Mass on University Boulevard

In the course of growing up and working in the northwest suburbs of Pittsburgh, I learned to develop a love/hate relationship with a stretch of road in Moon Township now known as University Boulevard. It’s been known by that name since … Continue reading

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Construction Communication Confusion Causes Consternation

Typing tremulously about time-consuming traffic tumult. Author apologizes for annoyingly ample alliteration.If you traverse the greater metropolitan Sewickley area on a regular basis, you already know that there’s a lot of construction going on. This is happening primarily on the valley’s “main … Continue reading

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