Drivers Cited for Following Too Closely

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police held another traffic sting. This time the focus was making sure drivers weren’t following too closely. Officers say it’s a major cause of car crashes in Eugene. So Tuesday, they focused on Beltline. During the five-hour sting, police cited 34 drivers for speeding, 16 for driving uninsured, and 10 for … Continue reading »

Major Road Construction Begins

EUGENE, Ore. — Several construction projects are┬ástarting across Eugene during the week of July 15. Drivers should expect delays in these areas and are urged to use caution in work zones. – 5th Avenue from Monroe Street to Jefferson Street and 5th Avenue from Lincoln Street to Olive Street. – Sidewalk ramps on Alder Street … Continue reading »

Stolen Car Crashes into Homes and Yards

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Police responded to a car accident that damaged three homes, fences and a natural gas line. Eugene Police said a 1999 Lexus, stolen from Springfield, was driving south down Echo Hollow Road at high speeds when it crossed Royal Avenue, through a driveway, fences, a pasture and eventually stopped on Nebraska … Continue reading »

Traffic Costs Commuters Time and Money

EUGENE, Ore. — Commuters are losing money and spending more time on the road due to the heavy traffic. A study analyzing traffic data ranked Eugene in the top 100 American cities for bad traffic. When it comes to freeway traffic, Eugene was ranked in the top 70 cities. According to the study, the average … Continue reading »