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yesqcy - City/Firefighters labor contract must be voted on again - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Very true, everyone has to have a first time. But what about the city attorney and the rest of the council? Nobody?
Mizzougrad - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your right, the pensions that the city chose to underfund for years because they could, and now it's all our fault. For someone in business, don't understand how you do not understand the concept that you close a station, you don't just reassign the firefighters, because then there are no savings. You close a station because you want to lower the number of firefighters, period. You know…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Once again, I will ask you: Do you understand business at all? The City can't print money. The police and fire pensions have thrown the entire system so far out of whack that the City can't make "want to" decisions; it is a "have to" situation. You can cry the blues all you want about the poor, poor firefighters, but their greed over the years has contributed greatly to this mess, so what…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
I haven't read a single comment about laying off firefighters, except, perhaps, from your Chief. You are paid, and paid very well, to do a job. If you don't like it, quit. People will line up to take your spot. No one is complaining about the services you provide. The problem is cost. Why is it so hard to understand that the City coffers are not a bottomless pit? Your pensions have…
topdown - Quincy City Budget hearings and Council meeting - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Your condescending attitude is just plain insulting. Thousands and thousands of small business owners have suffered in this economy over the past decade or so. Should we all "reinvent" ourselves? What an idiotic statement! It is patently obvious to me from the comments you have made in different discussions that you have lived a life of privilege and have never given an honest day's work in…

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After decade-long decline, Quincy traffic accidents rise in 2013

After decade-long decline, Quincy traffic accidents rise in 2013

3 months ago by Bob Gough

There were 47 more accidents in 2013 than in 2012

Over the last five years, traffic accidents in the City of Quincy had been on a decline.

And while it is still the second lowest number of accidents over the last decade, traffic accidents did increase in the City of Quincy for the first time since 2007.

There were 47 more accidents in 2013 than in 2012. The 1177 mark is still far below the decade peak of 1667 accidents in 2004. 

Year-by-year total traffic accidents in Quincy:

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008  
1667 1527 1407 1557 1397  
           
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013  
1330 1269 1224 1130 1177  

 

 

2010-2013 Accident Comparison by location 

Location

2010

2011

2012

2013

36th Broadway

40

45

40

44

24th State

18

16

23

10

36th Maine

10

21

10

14

12th Maine

5

6

4

3

12th Broadway

17

14

10

13

48th Broadway

18

15

19

18

30th Broadway

12

21

10

14

36th State

5

11

5

6

24th Broadway

13

20

16

19

38th Broadway

15

9

7

16

 


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