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    Quote Originally Posted by ursus View Post
    Do violatOrs also get tickets?
    I also like that the period at the end gets its own screen

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    The 30 day period is up and I received the following email from Sergeant Tabibi:

    Good morning Mr. Jones, during the thirty day period the First District Team issued 59 citations at 2nd Road and Henderson Road. Members concentrated their efforts during morning and evening rush hours and were present at the intersection on sixteen different days during the thirty day period.

    We will continue to conduct enforcement at the intersection as time permits to try and ensure the safety of pedestrian and vehicular traffic in the area. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns.

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    59 citations over 16 days total? Did I read that right? Holy cow.

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    Thanks! How did you get them to come out during _evening_ rush? We've been trying to get ACPD at Lynn and Lee during evening rush since... forever... This is helpful to know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dasgeh View Post
    Thanks! How did you get them to come out during _evening_ rush? We've been trying to get ACPD at Lynn and Lee during evening rush since... forever... This is helpful to know.
    Good question. I didn't specifically ask them to show up at certain times, I had only mentioned that I thought a lot of this was cut-through traffic to Rt 50.

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    This intersection is on my daily commute although, I travel through the stop signs to cross 50. As one of those people that does come to an almost complete stop while biking, I wish they would get rid of those stop signs. Traffic circles shouldn't have stop signs since that defeats the purpose of a traffic circle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dasgeh View Post
    Thanks! How did you get them to come out during _evening_ rush? We've been trying to get ACPD at Lynn and Lee during evening rush since... forever... This is helpful to know.
    His secret: He reported a location that isn't that busy during rush hour.

    ACPD on Monday did a hilarious job of tap-dancing around the fact that they basically don't do evening rush hour enforcement at Lynn & Lee because it would cause too much congestion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zapata View Post
    This intersection is on my daily commute although, I travel through the stop signs to cross 50. As one of those people that does come to an almost complete stop while biking, I wish they would get rid of those stop signs. Traffic circles shouldn't have stop signs since that defeats the purpose of a traffic circle.
    I feel like these traffic circles are too small to be treated like normal roundabouts where everyone yields while entering. When drivers are at speed they barely have to slow down (even though they should) and are through the intersection in a second or two. At larger roundabouts you can see traffic already in the circle pretty clearly and the entrances are more spread out. At this intersection especially there is not great visibility between those heading south on Henderson and those heading west on 2nd St. I'm afraid there would be (more) collisions without the stop signs.

    That being said, I don't drive or bike on traditional traffic circles very often (unless you count these small neighborhood circles) so maybe my understanding of them is a little off. Even the larger circles in the area like DuPont and Washington circles in DC are controlled with lights.
    Last edited by btj; 10-06-2015 at 03:06 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Kelley View Post
    Ah ok, so these are roundabouts, not traffic circles, according to that article.

    I'd be all for 4-way yielding roundabouts if I thought drivers would actually yield and not blow through them (like they frequently do with the stop signs).

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