Complete Streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis County Council Gives Green Light To Complete Streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-council-gives-green-light-complete-streets <p>The legislative fight over a bill to make St. Louis County’s roads friendlier to bicyclists and pedestrians is over.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The St. Louis County Council gave final approval to Councilman Pat Dolan’s “Complete Streets” legislation. It encourages the county’s transportation department to add sidewalks, bike lanes or crosswalks for county road projects when possible.</span></p><p>Dolan’s legislation passed by a 6-0 margin, with Council Chairwoman Hazel Erby, D-University City, abstaining.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 04:13:02 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33169 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Council Gives Green Light To Complete Streets Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stenger-demands-earls-resignation-over-health-department-scheme <p>St. Louis County Councilman Steve Stenger wants the county’s second-in-command to resign.&nbsp;</p><p>Stenger, D-Affton, said on Tuesday that Chief Operating Officer Garry Earls <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-health-department-director-answers-questions-about-possible-misuse-funds">should be held accountable for, among other things, fraud in the county’s health department.</a></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 04:12:30 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 33021 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Stenger Demands Earls' Resignation Over Health Department Scheme St. Louis County Complete Streets Bill Remains In Limbo http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-complete-streets-bill-remains-limbo <p>The "Complete Streets" legislation under consideration on the St. Louis County Council still faces plenty of roadblocks to final passage. One of the sponsors, Councilman Pat Dolan, D-Richmond Heights, held up the bill again last week, which he’s done since late November, and announced he wants to rewrite parts of it.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dolan also said that he’s going to meet with groups affected by the bill and come back to the matter early next year. </span></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 03:02:28 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 32526 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Complete Streets Bill Remains In Limbo Politically Speaking: Alderman Ogilvie On Complete Streets, Donation Limits and Transportation Taxes http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/politically-speaking-alderman-ogilvie-complete-streets-donation-limits-and-transportation-taxes <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Every week, St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon's Chris McDaniel joins Jo&nbsp;Mannies&nbsp;and Jason&nbsp;Rosenbaum&nbsp;to talk about the week’s politics.&nbsp;</span></p><p>On this holiday edition of the podcast, Jo Mannies and Jason Rosenbaum welcome St. Louis Alderman Scott&nbsp;Ogilvie,&nbsp;I-24th&nbsp;Ward to the show. Chris McDaniel is on assignment this week.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:03:25 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum & Jo Mannies 32495 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Politically Speaking: Alderman Ogilvie On Complete Streets, Donation Limits and Transportation Taxes St. Louis County Council Gets Two Police Board Nominees, Delays On Complete Streets http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-county-council-gets-two-police-board-nominees-delays-complete-streets <p>St. Louis County executive Charlie Dooley has nominated two new members to the St. Louis County Police Board.</p><p>The Democratic executive made the nominations of&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">former Metro CEO Bob </span>Baer<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and former Hazelwood member T.R. Carr official today. If they are confirmed by the Council, the board would have a quorum for the first time since September.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 00:38:27 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31765 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis County Council Gets Two Police Board Nominees, Delays On Complete Streets Mayor Slay signs bike parking bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mayor-slay-signs-bike-parking-bill <p>St. Louis has joined cities like Minneapolis and Seattle in requiring developers and rehabbers to install bike racks in certain projects.</p><p>Mayor Francis Slay signed the <a href="http://stlouis-mo.gov/internal-apps/legislative/upload/boardbill/BB2583.pdf">bike parking ordinance</a> at City Hall on Wednesday. It requires developers and rehabbers of most projects over $1 million to install at least one bike rack that can hold at least two bikes.&nbsp; The offsite parking requirement is reduced by one space for every bike rack that&#39;s installed.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 19:19:08 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 3428 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Mayor Slay signs bike parking bill