safety

Oceanside has plans in place for a roundabout

The city will have to look for grants to pay for the project

NCTD to step up enforcement for trespassing on tracks

NCTD to step up enforcement for trespassing on tracks

DEL MAR — Those who find themselves on the wrong side of the tracks may also be on the wrong side of the law, and at some time in the near future in Del Mar, that could mean a day in court and a fine.

Two pedestrian fatalities prompt police warnings

OCEANSIDE — Oceanside Police Department released a formal reminder to be cautious on the roadways following two pedestrian fatalities that occurred within two days.

Motorist education over sharrows still much needed

Motorist education over sharrows still much needed

ENCINITAS — “Bicycles are traffic – we’re part of the traffic,” said Brent Garrigus, an avid cyclist and owner of Ride Cyclery, a bike sales and service shop that borders the South Coast Highway 101 in Encinitas.

Girl Scout advocates for safety improvements on RSF Road

Girl Scout advocates for safety improvements on RSF Road

ENCINITAS — Alana Primes, 18, believes that a one-mile stretch on Rancho Santa Fe Road is unsafe for pedestrians and cyclists. And she’s worked hard to do something about it.

Train safety plan will add slight height to tower

Train safety plan will add slight height to tower

DEL MAR — As part of a program to increase train safety, an existing pole north of the old train station will be replaced by year’s end with an antenna about 3 feet taller.

Oceanside on track to establish future rail quiet zones

Oceanside on track to establish future rail quiet zones

OCEANSIDE — NCTD presented plans to conduct a coastal corridor study to establish a continuous quiet zone along North County rail lines at the City Council meeting June 5 at the request of Councilman Gary Felien. NCTD invited Oceanside to buy into the study.

Council adjusts laws to make beaches safer

DEL MAR — The size and location of tents, screens and canopies will soon be limited in an effort to make city beaches and parks safer before summer gets under way.

Tot lot, parts of Del Mar’s Powerhouse Park to be dog-free

Tot lot, parts of Del Mar’s Powerhouse Park to be dog-free

DEL MAR — In the name of public health and safety, dogs will soon be prohibited on the tot lot and a small grassy portion of Powerhouse Park just to the north of it. 

O’side students have safer ways to school

O’side students have safer ways to school

OCEANSIDE — Lincoln Middle School and Palmquist Elementary students will have a safer walk to school this fall thanks to funds from Safe Routes to School.