[Summit] SPAM-LOW: Re: Fwd from Sam Zurier: Blackstone Blvd traffic, Schools, Firefighters

Robert Mathiesen rmath13 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 14 13:16:52 CST 2015


Just like turning left immediately, before the oncoming traffic can get
moving.  That's another thing I'd really like to see end, but I know it
never will.  All I can do is refuse to do it myself, and try to give the
straight-through traffic room to get by me if I can.  --  Bob M

On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 2:12 PM, Art Norwalk <artnorwalk at gmail.com> wrote:

> 35 has been a gimme on the Blvd for decades.
>
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 2:08 PM, Robert Mathiesen <rmath13 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hardly anyone goes 25mph anywhere in the city, even though that is the
>> speed limit unless otherwise posted.  On Blackstone and Hope and North Main
>> I try never to go faster than 25mph, but I will pull over once I get an
>> impatient tail several cars long, so they can pass me at their preferred
>> speed.  It's not my job to make others obey the speed limit.
>>
>> That said, in theory I'd love to see somehting done to make it physically
>> impossible for any private car ever to go faster than 25mph anywhere in the
>> city.  But I don't know what might accomplish that.  (What would happen if
>> every intersection anywhere in the city were made into a 4-way stop?  I
>> suspect even that wouldn't work.)
>>
>> Bob M
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 1:37 PM, Andrew Cagen <cagenlaw at acagen.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I'm wondering if this is a solution in search of a problem. In any
>>> event, I add my voice to the chorus of opposition to speed bumps.
>>> Andy Cagen
>>>
>>> Sent from my iPhonemps.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Dec 14, 2015, at 12:52 PM, Christopher Buecheler <
>>> cwbuecheler at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> Is there a big problem with accidents on Blackstone as it is now?
>>>
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