Bike Progress Slow for Ashland Road Diet

ASHLAND, Ore. – Ashland city leaders developed the ‘Road Diet’ project in 2012 to cut down on car crashes and improve bicycle traffic along North Main Street. Since then, some goals have been met, and others have been slower. The project altered North Main Street from four lanes to two, with a left-turn lane and … Continue reading »

Ashland Road Diet to Stay

ASHLAND, Ore. – Major road work conducted along North Main Street in Ashland over the past year is being called a success, and the configuration will stay. The “road diet” consisted of reconfiguring North Main Street between the Plaza and the North edge of town, changing the road from four lanes to three. This week … Continue reading »

‘North Main Road Diet’ Begins

ASHLAND, Ore. – Tuesday night, crews will begin a striping project that Ashland city officials say will increase both safety and commute time, but first, the pilot project called “The North Main Road Diet” will reduce northbound and southbound traffic to one lane in each direction. Crews will add bike lanes on either side as … Continue reading »