Safe Passing Ordinance Goes Into Effect

. December 29, 2016.
Give us some room here
Give us some room here

Ann Arbor drivers will soon be subject to the city’s new safe passing ordinance, which goes into effect this month. Motorists will be required to allow a distance of at least 5 feet between their vehicle and pedestrians, wheelchair users and cyclists on the roads.

Although violations of the new local ordinance will not go on your driving record nor will any points be assessed, violators will be charged with a civil infraction and subject to a $100 fine.

Trending

Michigan Cannabis Patients Face Setback Giving Landlords Final Say on Home Grows, Consumption

Senate Bill 72 gives landlords the power to prohibit growing or smoking cannabis on the premises of leased residential properties.

What would Ann Arbor look like with a sprawling subway?

Ann Arborite John Umbaugh created a speculative Ann Arbor subway map inspired by his time on the Tokyo Metro while living in Japan.

Ypsi’s Newest Bastion of Live Music, Grove Studios

A community space for musicians—by musicians, with access to rehearsal spaces, providing facilities for collaboration and occasional performances.

Roots Under The Snow

Red Tail Ring & Misty Lyn Bergeron and why I listen to folk music when it’s cold.