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The recently-completed extension of Centennial Drive joins the popular thoroughfare with the newly constructed Venture Drive with the City’s first single-lane roundabout. It is a feature of the 1.5km roadway construction project to service 75 acres of large, prime industrial lots for an expansion to the City’s Business Park. More than half of the funding [...]
Continue reading City Celebrates Opening Of First Single-Lane Roundabout
With construction season about to pick up steam, the closure of major arterial routes such as Division Street will undoubtedly put addition strain on alternate avenues throughout the city. This will result in some additional headaches for drivers, however our local commuter woes still pale in comparison to larger centres. The traffic problems in the [...]
Continue reading Weekly Poll: Battling Single Occupancy Vehicles
In part one of Kingstonist’s Best of 2009 review, we focused on our city streets and their newfound fame thanks to Google Street View. Yesterday’s pick was also related to transportation, as it concentrated on closing down city streets to make them pedestrian friendly. In light of our selections thus far, I suppose it should [...]
Continue reading Best of 2009 (Part 3 of 5)
In my introduction a couple of days ago, I indicated that I was a fan of traffic circles. That was, in fact, a poor choice of words, as what I am really in favour of are yield at entry roundabouts vice traffic circles. “What’s the difference?!” I hear you exclaim, they make me dizzy and [...]
Continue reading Sound off….Is Kingston Ready for Roundabouts?
Whether you drive an automobile, bike, use public transportation, walk or use any combination of the available modes of transportation, you have probably noticed someone trying to break a land speed record in a residential area near you. Did you simply miss an increased speed limit sign, or was the kid in the tricked out [...]
Continue reading A Calming Effect