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"KALAMAZOO, MI – Michigan State Police and officials from the state's Department of Transportation will be in Kalamazoo on Monday, Nov. 30, to release the results of a months-long safety audit of I-94 that was ordered after a massive 193-vehicle pileup in January." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"The Michigan Department of Transportation’s “Rumble Strip Initiative” has received a National Roadway Safety Award. The strips were placed under the center line of all non-freeway, high-speed, rural roads across the state to prevent accidents." (WDET)

Andy Robins / WMUK

The City of Kalamazoo can and should improve the way that people travel through it. That’s the message of the Complete Streets Coalition, a grassroots group that’s recently been holding rallies around the city.

In particular, members say the city’s one-way streets confuse people and push traffic into neighborhoods. WestSouthwest spoke with Complete Streets members Jim Ferner and Laura Livingstone-McNelis about what the group hopes to see change.


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

As you might have heard, WMUK is about to launch a program that answers listener questions. It’s called “Why’s That?” and the first episode will air the second week of September. But one question we received had a kind of time limit. A listener wanted to know whether dead plants along US-131 had been sprayed with herbicides, and if so, what the reasons were for spraying.


MPRN

The state House is scheduled to meet one day this week to try and reach a compromise on road funding. 

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