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Yes to A1/A2 based on positive results in Europe and elsewhere

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I favor Options A1 and A2 for Trinity Drive based on my positive experiences with roundabouts in Europe, New Zealand and here where Diamond Drive branches to Barranca and North mesas.  
Negative letters are again starting to flow in about roundabouts, and I really wish we had them in more places on Diamond Drive. The beauty of roundabouts is that traffic doesn’t stop because a light changes, traffic only pauses for other traffic. No other traffic is like having a green light all the way through town, and Trinity Drive doesn’t have a lot of cross traffic. Gone is the insanity of stopping at a light when no one else is around just because it has turned red.
My son lives in Austria where five small villages grew together into a somewhat industrialized metropolitan area with a combined population of 20,000 plus additional commuters from surrounding villages. This is in the Alps where they get lots of snow, too.  I’ve seen how well traffic flows there with only roundabouts to merge narrow roadways that didn’t get bigger as surrounding European towns grew. Their rush hour traffic includes big trucks, cars, and bicycles (incredibly without bicycle lanes).


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