Category Archives: Commuting

Yellow Dot Program could help save your life

I spotted a link for the “Yellow Dot Program” on Southern Regional Police’s Facebook page today and wondered what it was. I clicked on the link to check it out. It’s a program that’s designed to help citizens in the … Continue reading

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Lancaster commuters: Don’t forget to take the bus survey

Lancaster commuters: Don’t forget to take the bus survey that could result in a better transit connection. The deadline is Saturday, Aug. 30. Rabbittransit currently provides service from York to Lancaster eight times a day, said Richard Farr, executive director … Continue reading

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I-83 park and ride lot expanding in northern Maryland

Have you seen the construction at the park and ride lot just over the state line? Fifty new parking spaces are being added to the lot at the Old York Road interchange of Interstate 83, according to the Maryland State … Continue reading

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York Split traffic switches will not happen tonight

Traffic switches at the York Split will not happen tonight because of the weather. The roads have not dried off, and it was raining again so the contractor, J.D. Eckman Inc. of Chester County, has canceled the switch for tonight, … Continue reading

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Traffic changes coming to the I-83/Route 581 “York Split”

Drivers will see some new traffic patterns at the I-83/Route 581 “York Split” starting next week. I-83 North traffic is expected to shift onto the newly-widened portion of the highway. Crews plan to make the switch during the overnight hours … Continue reading

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New 3-way stop at Chambers/Camp Betty Washington intersection should help traffic move more safely, PennDOT says

State officials released more information Friday about a new 3-way stop going in at the intersection of Chambers and Camp Betty Washington roads in York Township. Message boards in the neighborhood have been warning drivers about the traffic change coming … Continue reading

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Tilted sign on Leader Heights Road needs to be readjusted

A reader has been in touch with me about a sign that has been tilted — and now totally flipped — on Leader Heights Road in York Township. The sign indicates to drivers heading east on Leader Heights Road which … Continue reading

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Rabbittransit offers mobile-friendly website

Rabbittransit has transitioned its website to make it easier for people using mobile devices to read and navigate, according to a news release. Users should find it easier access to schedules, rider alerts, bus arrivals and fare information, the news … Continue reading

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Traffic light at Mount Rose Avenue and Chambers Road to come down next week

The light at the intersection of Route 124 and Chambers Road in York Township is coming down. It was expected to be removed today, but the work had to be pushed back because of the cold weather, said Greg Penny, … Continue reading

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Governor signs transportation bill; money will pay for widening of I-83 in York area

Gov. Tom Corbett signed the transportation funding bill today, according to a news release. It will invest an additional $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion in roads, bridges and mass transportation around the state, the news release says. Here in York … Continue reading

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