Designed properly, roundabouts enhance placemaking and the pedestrian experience.
May 7, 2014 Better! Cities & Towns
"Shared streets" guru Ben Hamilton-Baillie has shown in the U.K. that there are a lot of better ways to manage traffic than stoplights. CNU asked Ben, as he prepares to come to the United States, if shared streets could work here.
May 3, 2014 Congress for the New Urbanism
Traffic engineers in the Los Angeles Department of Transportation are finalizing plans for a roundabout in the neighborhood of Boyle Heights at a notorious intersection known as Cinco Puntos.
Jan 19, 2014 The Eastsider LA
“MythBusters” has put another urban debate to bed. According to a recent episode of the Discovery Channel show, roundabouts really are more efficient than four-way stops.
Oct 12, 2013 nextSTL.com
Scott Doyon argues for a stripped-down, back-to-basics 'punk rock' approach to urban growth and development to replace the 'rock and roll' excesses of planning during the housing boom; and he profiles the new innovators who are doing just that.
Feb 5, 2012 PlaceShakers
While some Americans find them confusing, traffic roundabouts are good for the environment and cut down on time spent in traffic, say transportation planners.
May 5, 2011 Marketplace
A roundabout replaced a flashing red light that was causing traffic jams at an intersection in Wanker's Corner, Oregon. Locals are calling it a miracle.
Oct 28, 2009 The Oregonian
They're safer, faster, require less fuel use and enhance public space. So why do Americans tend to reject proposals for roundabouts?
Jul 21, 2009 Slate.com
Roundabouts, usually considered a quirky European development, can reduce delays at intersections by 20%, according to studies by Kansas State University.
Jul 8, 2009 Project For Public Spaces
<p>In and around Washington D.C., traffic planners are experimenting with converting intersections to traffic circles. Residents are slowly embracing the new roundabouts.</p>
Apr 3, 2008 The Washington Post