December 9 2011
96th/Keystone plan meets resistance
A group of Northside Indianapolis businesses and a powerful Nora neighborhood group are pressuring the state transportation department to step in and stop the city of Carmel from transforming one of its most congested intersections -- 96th and Keystone -- into a roundabout interchange.
December 8 2011
St. Joseph Blvd. roundabout: a year in review
Roundabouts have been the talk of the town in Orléans lately. While residents mull over the proposed five roundabouts on Trim Rd., the City of Ottawa delivered a presentation to the Orléans Business Improvement Area regarding how well the community has embraced the one at St. Joseph Blvd., after a year in operation.
December 7 2011
SAFETY TIPS FOR NAVIGATING ROUNDABOUTS
Caledon’s first roundabout is now open at Olde Base Line Road and Dixie Road and in order to avoid any confusion or frustration the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are offering motorists some simple tips on navigating roundabouts. Roundabouts are intersections where traffic flows in a counter clockwise circle around a centre island.
December 6 2011
AARP Enlists Traffic Expert to Fix Main Street
A new voice joined the fight to make Main Street safer Monday afternoon as nationally recognized traffic specialist Dan Burden gave a walking tour along the roadway and presented ideas on how to make it safe, pedestrian friendly and more vibrant for business.
December 5 2011
New Roundabout Starting To Crack
A new intersection is starting to crumble. The roundabout at Netherland Inn Road in Kingsport was finished just a few months ago. Now, parts of the curb are cracking.
December 2 2011
More roundabouts needed in Chilliwack
Seeing yet another set of traffic lights being erected at the four-way crossing on Tyson/South Sumas made me wonder why we continue to build these when a more cost efficient, safer and environmentally-friendly alternative exists that is completely unaffected by power outages. We have one roundabout, why are we not building more?
December 1 2011
Riding the roundabout
The city of Montrose held a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday for the opening of the new roundabout at Ogden and Woodgate roads. Some of the first vehicles to use the new intersection were a school bus, fire truck and truck with a horse trailer.
November 30 2011
Killdeer’s roundabout controversy
Though the deadline for comments has expired, Killdeer residents are still asking for public opinion on a proposed traffic-controlling device for a busy intersection south of town.
November 30 2011
Roundabout Plan for Goleta
Goleta - It is full speed ahead for the City of Goleta and its plan to improve Hollister Avenue and the Old Town neighborhood. It's a place that has not seen very many upgrades in recent years and it may soon look a lot different.
November 30 2011
'A very big deal': Traffic signal a cause for Key Peninsula festivity
For more than 60 years, a four-way flashing light guided drivers through a busy intersection in Key Center. After years of planning and some community consternation, the flashing yellow beacon on Key Peninsula Highway North was taken down and the intersection’s first traffic signal system was turned on last week.
November 23 2011
City provides advice to residents who may experience new traffic elements for first time.
November 22 2011
What goes around
“I MEAN, it’s round, how difficult can it be?” asks the front-desk attendant at the Renaissance Hotel in Carmel, exasperated, when asked whether visitors struggle to navigate the town’s many roundabouts. Carmel, just north of Indianapolis, has 70 of them—more than any other city in America.