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Dips in the road: More traffic when Phase Two gets under way

May 19. With Phase Two reopening right around the corner, so, too, will be speeding cars and distracted drivers. Any number of Cornelius roadways have been safer for kids and adults during Gov. Cooper’s stay-at-home order. David Rogers, founder of OurBikeGuide.com​, says cyclists need to play a part in safe roadways and sidewalks when life […]


Raising speed limits on Jetton under consideration

July 17. Dave Vieser.  Town officials are looking at yet another way to fix the Old Jetton/Jetton Road intersection: Prohibit left turns or straight movements from Old Jetton Road. The new option would leave traffic departing the Brooklyn South parking lot as it is now. Meanwhile, commissioners discussed raising the speed limit back to 45 mph—or […]

Jetton Safety Study

Jetton safety study options unveiled at Town Board

Sept. 21. By Dave Vieser. An $11,400 safety study designed to address ways to improve traffic safety on Jetton Road between West Catawba Avenue and Charlestowne Lane suggests a partially closed median at the intersection of Old Jetton and Jetton, and erecting a roundabout at the intersection of Charlestowne Lane and Jetton Road. Town Board […]


Life cycle: Report puts positive spin on biking

By Dave Yochum. The new Bike! Cornelius master plan, which will be unveiled in April at a Town Board meeting, says there are powerful economic benefits from a system of bikeways and trails, as well as a bike-friendly approach to planning and traffic management. For example, following the opening of the Greenville, S.C., Swamp Rabbit Trail […]

Cornelius Bicycle Plan

Town Board may request lower speed on Main St.

Members of the Cornelius Town Board may ask the NCDOT to cut the speed limit on Main Street from 35 to 25 miles per hour. The reduction would run from the Davidson line near the railroad trestle to Washam Potts Road. Over the past year, the town has received requests from citizens to consider lowering the […]

Bike to the bike plan TONIGHT

There will be a public meeting 6 pm to 7:30 pm this evening at Town Hall to present a draft version of the Town’s Comprehensive Bicycle Master Plan. The schedule consists of an open house from 6:00-6:30 pm and a brief presentation will be given by town staff and the bicycle consultant team at 6:30 […]

Town’s bike presentation Aug. 20

A public meeting on the town’s bicycle master plan, will be held Thursday, Aug. 20 from 6-7:30 pm. The plan, officially called Bike!Cornelius, was launched earlier this year with the help of a grant from the state. The event Astarts with an open house, and concludes with public comment after a formal presentation.  Alta Planning & Design, […]


Police ID two in Jetton crash

Aug. 6  UPDATE. Cornelius Police have identified the driver and the passenger in the fatal crash on Jetton early Sunday morning. The driver was Andrew Mark Krolikowski, 24, of Huntersville, and his passenger Jason Ray Monroe, also 24, of Charlotte.  They were killed at about 1:30 Sunday morning after police gave up a pursuit that began near West […]

Bike accident, apparently minor, on Jetton

June 10. A juvenile on a bike was taken to the hospital this afternoon after an encounter with a car at or near the intersection of Old Jetton and Jetton Road. The youth, who was ahead of others on bicycles, apparently rolled into the side of a car, but was seen sitting up after the […]