Roundabouts are a hot topic in Traverse City. Peter Payette looks at the pros and cons in "Should Traverse City Have Traffic Roundabouts?"
and there's a conversation starting. Peter starts out...
"In the opinion of Traverse City Mayor Chris Bzdok
roundabouts are the only option now on the table that would do anything to make Division Street safer and easier for people to cross on foot or a bike. Transportation engineers say roundabouts slow traffic, eliminate waiting at stop lights and reduce the number of serious accidents. But getting a clear read on public opinion about a proposal to build a series of roundabouts between Grandview Parkway and 14th Street may be a tall order. The community appears to be polarized on roundabouts, which need voter approval; other aspects of the proposal could be controversial as well." Read on...
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