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Belmont residents are still trying to get used to a new traffic signal on Ralston Avenue, which finished construction in August.

New Ralston traffic light causes congestion for commuters

September 10, 2019

A new traffic signal on Ralston Avenue seeks to regulate traffic safely and efficiently. However, for many Carlmont students, it is more of a hindrance than a help in their daily comm...

The new traffic light at the intersection of Ralston and South creates mixed feelings. Some think it will help traffic but others feel differently.

New stoplight on Ralston Avenue works to ease traffic

October 21, 2018

The traffic that faces people going on Ralston Avenue is difficult to manage. A commute that would normally take a few minutes can end up becoming a much longer one. In hopes...

Stopped cars wait endlessly in traffic on Alameda de las Pulgas. When the surrounding schools are released for the day, cars can be stopped all the way from Carlmont Drive to Ralston Avenue.

Four Corners aims to ease Alameda traffic congestion

May 1, 2018

It is no secret that driving to school in the morning is a pain. All of the stress built up from late nights and loads of studying is emphasized even more so when one is surrounded...

The intersection of Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue is a place that experiences congestion at multiple times a day. Its troublesome traffic has led to the introducing of the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Intersection Improvements project.

Belmont aims to fix Tahoe Drive and Ralston traffic

April 29, 2018

In hopes of creating a solution to the ongoing traffic congestion tied to Ralston Middle School, the Belmont City Council has devised the Tahoe Drive and Ralston Avenue Inters...

For many students, traffic before school is an issue they must account for. Traffic is especially bad before first period.

Traffic before school continues to disrupt student schedules

October 17, 2017

Every morning is a new challenge, a question of whether or not one will make it to Carlmont on time, and how early they must leave to do so. For many, traffic on Alameda is...

Traffic on Market Street in San Francisco starts to worsen  as surrounding streets are closed for construction of Super Bowl Village

Super Bowl Village causes major traffic in San Francisco

January 27, 2016

The base of Market Street in downtown San Francisco has become a construction zone. Construction crews have been working into the night building the Super Bowl Fan Village that...

During the morning drop-off, cars build up and form a traffic jam on the way out of school.

Traffic solutions on the horizon

October 8, 2015

Imagine a world where traffic in the morning takes half the time it does now. Carlmont, Tierra Linda Middle School, Belmont City Council members, and San Carlos City Council members...

Traffic on Ralston Avenue

Traffic problems arise from Ralston Middle School opening

September 17, 2013

Carlmont High School students face new traffic issues in the wake of the reopening of Ralston Middle School. Last Wednesday, Ralston Middle School reopened after a summer of...

Morning smog: traffic around Carlmont

Morning smog: traffic around Carlmont

January 25, 2013

Mornings at Carlmont are a nightmare. There are no two ways about it. The traffic is terrible. Space is limited in Carlmont parking lots. Only the first 100 seniors get to park...

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