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Roundabouts: love them or hate them?
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513 Votes

Roundabouts: love them or hate them?

Love love love!

10

They're worthless!

5

Love love love!

10 Comments
Louise Baker
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Louise Baker

Considering the cost of other roadwork fixes I think round abouts are beneficial & good to keep traffic moving & help to keep speeding down. Right turn signals need to be observed.

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Marcia Y
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Marcia Y

I really like the roundabouts. But it would be nice if people USE their blinkers on the exits. From my DMV book said: making any turns (left or) RIGHT You use your blinkers. I've had my license 49 yrs

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Dave Voiles
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Dave Voiles

When they are built correctly I like them. They save energy. Why stop at an intersection if you don't have to? Stop signs waste gas, brakes and time when there are no other cars in the intersection.

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k san
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k san

Love them! Mostly, because they keep traffic moving and they keep traffic moving. Also, they keep traffic moving! That is the main function of them, isn't it?

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Richard Cooper
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Richard Cooper

They are efficient if only people would signal it would make them more so.

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Jeff Sorrick
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Jeff Sorrick

Roundabouts are one the most efficient and cost effective way to move traffic in certain conditions. I just wish our city traffic engineering dept would consider more multiple lane roundabouts.

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Rebecca Dobrowski
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Rebecca Dobrowski

The safest and fastest intersection. Avoids t-bone accidents.

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They're worthless!

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Kathryn Kinney Evans
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Kathryn Kinney Evans

Round abouts or traffic circles, which ever, were made for people who have no idea how to negotiate a 4 way stop!! I personally hate them and try to avoid them if at all possible!

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Thom Porterfield
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Thom Porterfield

Roundabouts make entering the streets adjacent to them extremely difficult and unsafe, because there is a constant stream of traffic with no gaps, therefore causing congestion and irritable drivers.

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Brandee Mode
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Brandee Mode

Every time I have almost been in an accident it was in around about. It is difficult to tell when it's your turn to go and even when it is, you frequently only have a few seconds to get out there.

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Vernon Budd
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Vernon Budd

People don't use turn signals when exiting & they won't slow down & use common sense

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Matt
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Matt

Because many drivers use roundabouts as a four way stop which is pointless! Drivers continue to back up traffic because they don't know how to enter or exit the roundabouts.

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k san
k san

Those people shouldn't have licenses.

Do you regularly recycle plastic items?

Do you regularly recycle plastic items?

Yes!

1

No!

0

Yes!

1 Comment
Gabe West
0
Gabe West

Nothing to do with climate change because it doesn't exist

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No!

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Do you agree with the governor's spending priorities?
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282 Votes

Do you agree with the governor's spending priorities?

Yes

0

No

4

Yes

0 Comments
No one has commented yet

No

4 Comments
Kimmy Wasatch
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Kimmy Wasatch

Thowing good money after bad and will not solve problems. Economy is bad enough and people are having hard times, Kotek need to stop the out of control spending.

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GT Thomas
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GT Thomas

Typical tax and spend liberal raising Oregon's budget by Billions and spending critical reserve funds. Oregonians knew this would happen when uber liberal got elected by Portland.

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Steven Huillet
0
Steven Huillet

Democrats just want to spend, spend, spend. They love throwing money away for no good reasons. Just more waste put on the tax payers backs.

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Gabe West
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Gabe West

Criminalize drug don't spend more on homelessness

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