Tag: Roundabouts

  • March 17th, 2016

France is ahead of the curve. The country is among the world’s leaders in circular intersections or roundabouts. Every 45th intersection in France is a roundabout, whereas the United States lags far behind with one per 1,118 intersections. That’s a real problem because researchers say roundabouts can save lives. According to data by the American […]

  • September 21st, 2013

TRB’s Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2389 consists of seven papers that explore driver yielding behavior to pedestrians; emissions estimation at multilane roundabouts; the safety effects of converting intersections to roundabouts; predictions of capacity for roundabouts; the influence of sight distance on crash rates and operating speeds; roundabout critical headway […]