Roundabouts are an efficient and extremely cost effective transportation intersection improvement.
Of course, they aren't a one-size-fits-all solution, but they do help solve challenging intersection and road design problems. They also move traffic extremely well.
That being said, it often takes time for the public to warm up to them. No doubt you've attended a public meeting and have heard from the naysayers. So, in an effort to help you sell the concept, we've put together the following infographic based on facts from the Washington State Department of Transportation and the US Department of Transportation.
Don't let the naysayers get you down. In the right situations, roundabouts are the best choice for efficient traffic flow and safety.
Want more information you can use when talking to the skeptics? Read some of our other blog posts on this topic:
- Modern Roundabouts: Trucks Welcome?
- Five Advantages Roundabouts Offer Cyclists Over Conventional Intersections
- What Can You Do With Roundabout Real Estate?