Regular readers may remember that I am a huge fan of roundabout's. Traveling through Sydney, Australia is a pleasurable experience and a lot more efficient. But do we really need to have 2 roundabouts within a few km of each other on the bypass or Riverside Drive? I think not.
The province should look at making one roundabout at the most and having the opposite intersection as a right turn only. The same type of entrance as used going onto Pioneer Avenue from Riverside Drive. This is the fourth round-about I've heard of being installed within the city this year (Action Corner, 2 on Riverside drive, and UPEI entrance) and I think it's a bit much. Do we really need to redo 4 intersections? It sounds like a make-work project to me.
I think the UPEI entrance on Belvedere needs to be looked at but I am sure they can find an alternative that works well for both UPEI & the Farmers Market. An alternative that involves maybe expanding the road and having a turning lane if anything.
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