Monday, February 11, 2013
Do any Dearborn neighborhoods need safer streets?
When most people see a car speeding through their neighborhood, they shake their head and say, "Someday, someone is going to get hurt." But others resolve to try to do something to change it. Dearborn resident Haya Bacharouch is concerned that the lack of stop signs at an intersection in her neighborhood is "dangerous for all of us"—especially given that Lowrey Middle School was on the same block. Bacharouch has started a petition through Change.org to drum up public support for her cause. Here's a look at her plea for safer streets: Reuter St. and Haggerty St. intersection is at the heart of Lowrey Elementary and Middle school in the east side of Dearborn. This four way residential intersection needs two more stop signs to stop the …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Several injuries were reported in an accident on Greenfield Road Friday morning.
In addition to general slipping and sliding, snowy conditions on the roads led to multiple accidents in Dearborn on Friday. Reports from the scene of a crash on Greenfield Road south of Ford Road, near the Henry Ford Village Retirement Community, tell Patch that two cars and a SMART bus collided just after 11 a.m. The cars sustained damage, while the bus was unscathed. Witnesses reported seeing several people involved in the crash being transported from the scene by EMS trucks; however, reports of any injuries have not been confirmed. And around noon, multiple cars were involved in a fender bender on Ford Road between Outer Drive and Telegraph. No injuries were reported. Stay with Patch for more information on the conditions of roads and …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments this month announced the communities with the highest numbers of red-light-running crashes–and Dearborn's on the list.
Do people driving through Dearborn have a problem with red lights? Statistics released this month by the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments suggest they might: Dearborn ranked fifth in a list of Southeast Michigan communities with the most red-light running crashes based on a three-year average. On average from 2009-2011, 114 drivers in Dearborn were involved in crashes that included someone running a red light. Red-light-running crashes accounted for nearly 4 percent of all accidents during that same time period. Dearborn ranked below Detroit, Sterling Heights, Warren and Livonia on that list. Statistics were released as part of National Stop on Red Week, held Aug. 5-11–a partnership between SEMCOG and the Federal Highway …
Friday, February 24, 2012
Keep up to date on the commute and traffic in the area thanks to the live map from Mapquest and Patch.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Five things you need to know to start your day in Dearborn.
Ready to start your day? Here's what you need to know. 1. The threat of rain will continue today, says the National Weather Service–but it may remain just a threat. The high temp will hit just below 70 degrees, and a 30 percent chance of rain will linger most of the day, becoming partly cloudy later on. 2. The Glass Academy will host another of its Coffee Nights tonight from 6-9 p.m. Enjoy a free cup of coffee and a glassblowing demonstration as you unwind from your day. 3. Check the traffic for your commute with the new Dearborn Patch Real-Time Traffic Map. This interactive map lets you see construction, traffic flow and accidents around town, courtesy of Patch's partnership with Mapquest. 4. Don't forget to order your 2012 Dearborn City …
Want to know what your commute will be like? Check our traffic map, courtesy of Mapquest.
Thanks to Patch's partnership with Mapquest, now you can check Dearborn Patch to see what you'll face on your commute. Construction, traffic flow, accidents–it's all here on your Dearborn Patch Traffic Map!