Archive | June, 2009

How do city traffic signals work?

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Last year, the City of Harrisonburg formed the Transportation Demand Management Program within the Department of Public Works. The program is comprised of a team dedicated to signal timing, signal coordination, and transportation planning. Earlier this year, the Transportation Demand Management Program released a set of webpages that details their program and provides insight into the complexity of traffic […]

Purcell Park Stream Restoration Continues…

Thursday, June 11, 2009


In January 2009, I wrote on hburgnews about the start of the construction phase of the Purcell Park Stream Restoration Project. The restoration project’s construction finished in April and its time to watch the stream banks and riparian buffers flourish. If you haven’t been out to Purcell Park in a while, you should go look and be amazed […]

June 9, 2009 Harrisonburg City Council Report-Out

Wednesday, June 10, 2009


REGULAR MEETING OF CITY COUNCIL – June 9, 2009 Notes follow after the jump:

Tuesday’s Primary

Monday, June 8, 2009


There hasn’t been much coverage of tomorrow’s state primary election on hburgnews — a result of no time to write, as well as political fatigue following the November election. Pollsters expect turnout to be low, as in 5 percent. But some key nominations are now on the line for state Democrats.

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.