Block Island Times

Vehicle traffic of all kinds raising concerns

There is the perception this summer that the roads of Block Island have seen a discernible increase in traffic, which has made driving more challenging, while potentially making them more dangerous.
A Google maps snapshot of the island’s roads on August 14 indicated that the island was experiencing traffic jams. The photo was posted on The Block Island Times’ Facebook page.
The subject was discussed during the public comment portion of a recent town council meeting.
Town Manager Ed Roberge raised the question. “From a perception standpoint, because I’ve been

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