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- Sunday and Projects editor
11/18/2008 - current
Bicycles, pedestrians will get two lanes of Riverside Drive in Downtown Memphis
Updated 03/08/2014 at 4:21 p.m.
The city of Memphis plans to reserve half of Riverside Drive for bicycle and pedestrian use once this year's Memphis In May International Festival ends.
Interchange work to cause traffic squeeze on Sam Cooper Boulevard and I-40 in East Memphis
Published 03/02/2014 at 7:54 p.m.
Tennessee transportation officials plan to restrict traffic on Sam Cooper Boulevard to one lane in each direction to make way for construction on the Interstate 40-240 interchange.
Deja vu: After chilly winter, Memphis area again faces threat of ice, snow
Updated 03/02/2014 at 12:05 a.m.
The season known to the National Weather Service as meteorological winter ended this weekend.
Fort Pillow, Meeman-Shelby state parks still recovering from storm damage
Published 02/23/2014 at 5:46 p.m.
Two popular state parks north of Memphis sustained heavy damage from ice storms during the past month.
Lower Mississippi River generates $152 billion, 585,000 jobs for valley, study says
Updated 02/22/2014 at 7:12 p.m.
The Lower Mississippi River yields an economic bounty worth more than $150 billion annually, a study by a conservation group said.
Memphis government, schools got free water under arrangement prohibited by state law
Published 02/15/2014 at 9 p.m.
The Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division can no longer give free water to such agencies as the Memphis Zoo and Shelby County Schools.
Severe winter creating twice as many potholes as usual on Memphis-area roads
Published 02/15/2014 at 5:59 p.m.
Road crews have been extra busy this winter patching potholes created by the unusually cold weather.
Newly installed bike gate offers 'appropriately grand' entrance to Overton Park
Updated 02/12/2014 at 5:48 p.m.
A long-awaited bicycle sculpture is installed at Overton Park, where it will serve as an iconic gate for cyclists.
Memphis transit buses burning cleaner after diesel-retrofit project
Published 02/09/2014 at 5:25 p.m.
Shelby County officials recently completed work to retrofit 60 MATA buses with equipment that significantly reduces pollution.
Just as season's first snow melts, forecasters say 3-5 inches possible Monday
Updated 02/08/2014 at 6:13 p.m.
The 1 inch of snow that fell on Memphis overnight was gone by lunchtime Saturday.
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