A major reform was announced for St. Louis County municipal courts regarding the way motorists will be treated who receive tickets.
In response to outrage over the patchwork quilt of small towns all charging different – and sometimes exorbitant – amounts for tickets, 80 local courts agree to a uniform fine schedule.
A measure would raise the speed limit on multi-lane highways in rural areas from 70 to 75 mph.
Schmitt’s bill would cut from 30 percent to 10 percent how much of a city’s budget can be financed by traffic fines.
A wooden walking platform was on fire near the light rail tracks on the bridge.
The hearing focused on traffic practices and municipal court reform, and Wilson says this is not just a Ferguson problem.
The $18 million project included the replacement of bridges at Taylor, Newstead, Tower Grove and Boyle, plus construction of a new intersection at Tower Grove and Boyle.
There will be no street parking within Forest Park during Fair St. Louis, and officials are drawing up a comprehensive parking plan for the July 3-5 event.
Memorial Day is almost upon us. The holiday marks the beginning of the summer season, and as such, it’s also the beginning of summer vacation for many.
Drivers headed downtown on Friday should know about some big changes on the way.