July 24 2012
Lompoc roundabout remains controversial
Three years ago, Caltrans presented plans at a meeting in Lompoc for a roundabout, or traffic circle, on Highway 246 at the intersection with La Purisima Road just east of Lompoc. The idea was to slow traffic and eliminate deadly high-speed, broadside collisions.
April 13 2012
Roundabouts Now e-Zine 4th Edition Available!
Read the following articles on modern roundabouts: (a) Calibrating Roundabout Simulation Models to Deterministic Capacity Relationships; (b) Montana’s Roundabout Corridor; (c) Lessons Learned – Minnesota’s First Fully Multi-lane Roundabout; (d) The Impact of Roundabouts on Traffic Flows and Business.
March 29 2012
WisDOT expected to host roundabout meeting in April
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is expected to host a public hearing on a proposal to locate roundabout at the Highway 45 and K intersection, Bristol village Trustee Carolyn Owens announced at Monday’s Village Board meeting.
March 9 2012
Roundabouts Now e-Zine 3rd Edition Available!
Read the following articles on modern roundabouts: (a) Build Some Roundabouts, Save Some Lives; (b) A Framework for Roundabout Capacity Analysis; (c) Constructing Roundabouts: From the Inside-Out; (d)Radial, Left or Right Offset Alignment and Roundabout Vehicle Speeds; (e) Slovenian Roundabouts: We Did It Our Way.
March 3 2012
Route 1 study advocates more roundabouts
A new study examining how redesigning Route 1 in the western part of town could reduce traffic accidents and improve traffic flow suggests putting the corridor on a "diet" by reducing the number of lanes in areas and adding roundabouts.
March 2 2012
Build these new roundabouts
If you thought all the anguished complaints about a new, crash-prone roundabout in Kitchener would convince local politicians to hit the brakes, think again.
February 29 2012
Buggies, bikes could struggle at roundabouts
Installing a traffic circle at Routes 222 and 662 at Moselem Springs might keep big rigs flowing through the busy intersection, but what about bicycles and horse-drawn buggies driven by the area's Old Order Mennonites?
February 28 2012
Urbana council drops roundabout proposal
Following weeks of debate, the Urbana City Council on Monday night dropped a proposal to build roundabouts at two key intersections, but residents should expect discussions on the circular intersections to continue in to the future.
February 27 2012
Roundabout construction to start soon
Construction will start soon for a roundabout at Trophy Club and Trophy Lake drives. The town received five bids from contractors and in a unanimous vote Feb. 20, council awarded the bid to the lowest bidder, CPS Civil Llc. of Duncanville.