Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Roundabout


...another editorial 'toon for the Gazette-Times, in todays' edition. There's a tempest in a teapot in our small town about the intersection of West Hills and 53rd -- it's due for some sort of traffic control, but the traffic engineers want a roundabout, and almost everyone else thinks that will bring on Chaos and Destruction the likes of which stagger the mind, and they're rooting for a stoplight. ANYway, here's the Perfect Solution...

3 comments:

Diana said...

Roundabouts can work well. It just requires a smidgen - well, no actually, a massive amount - of driver education.

pbxtalk said...

They work OK in Europe. Therefore, they will be a Compleat & Utter Catastrophe if used in the Exceptional States of America.

JMC said...

Yes, no one in the UK seemed to have any problems as we drove thru roundabout after roundabout, so I think in the US we'd just have a whopping big pileup, which we'd then pave over and put in a proper stoplight...