winter travel

11:23 am
Thu October 9, 2014

Could An App Tell You Which Roads Have Been Plowed This Winter?

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The SnowFi app won the grand prize in the second annual Code Michigan contest
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Commuting to work during a Michigan winter could be a little easier and safer with the SnowFi app. Using real-time data from the Michigan Department of Transportation, the app would let users know when roads have been plowed. SnowFi was developed last weekend in a statewide contest to create software that promotes government transparency.
7:46 am
Mon January 6, 2014

St. Joseph County issues travel ban

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Drivers can receive a citation if driving for non-emergency purposes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
What is the best advice about driving in these snowy conditions, according to police in Southwest Michigan? Don't. Dispatchers across Southwest Michigan say drivers should stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary. Many schools and government office buildings are closed Monday due to a big winter storm that hit the area Sunday.