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Does your neighborhood need traffic calming devices?

Response Percent Votes
No, it doesn’t
61% 277
Yes, it does
28% 127
There already are are traffic calming devices where I live
10% 49
Total 453


r_san 2 years, 9 months ago

I can't even get to my house without dealing with a stupid roundabout....and as far as "calming", i guess if you consider people accidently ramping through them or hitting the light poles around them "calming" then whatever....


frustratednks 2 years, 9 months ago

We don't need traffic calming devices, we need Drug repelling devices.....:)


independant1 2 years, 9 months ago

traffic calming device, feels a lot more sensitive/sophisticated than speed bump.

natural traffic calming devices - pothole, roadkill, tight curves equipped with stout hardwood trees

artificial traffic calming devices - concrete or asphalt speed bumps


3up3down 2 years, 9 months ago

Ob boy, another stupid idea like the parking meters for the homeless. Spend spend spend on worthless things. City government at its best.


ksarmychick 2 years, 9 months ago

No but my neighbors need to teach their children and dogs to stay out of the street. I have almost hit the same kids and thier dog almost 6 times in 3 years. They think that just because they put up a stupid yellow "children playing" sign out in the driveway, that it means they don't have to teach thier children to not run out in the street in front of cars. I always drive below the speed limit in the neighborhood but these same kids seem to always run out in the street, ride their bike out in the street, and chase thier stupid dog out in the street only feet in front of my car. Seems to me that the parent's are asking for trouble and eventually the kids are going to end up being hit by a car that doesn't have time to stop. Speed bumps aren't a cure for parent's stupidity and lack of parenting.


BABBOY 2 years, 9 months ago

I do not know or care what a traffic calming device is.

I am guessing it is those stupid bumps they put in the road that piss me off causing road rage.

So, I got go with no under any circumstances.


Flap Doodle 2 years, 9 months ago

According to merrill, potholes make good traffic-calming devices.


dogsandcats 2 years, 9 months ago

My neighborhood already has traffic calming devices in the form of massive alignment-wrecking tire-flattening potholes.


rockchalker52 2 years, 9 months ago

Yeah, they're workin' on it, though. It's called new 59 highway.


pace 2 years, 9 months ago

If it is the dangerous too small fake traffic circles like the ones that litter the neighborhood south of campus, no, NO NO. If you mean the speed bumps, yes. Those yellow sticks that don't allow legal turns or fire trucks, NO NO NO>


RoeDapple 2 years, 9 months ago

I have an ancient oak tree on the corner of my yard. I have found numerous busted car parts on it and around it when people have missed the turn. I'm sure it calmed some of them down.


puddleglum 2 years, 9 months ago

all streets in town should be limited in speed to about 20 mph...then we will all be safe. and we will have time to look at pretty people


autie 2 years, 9 months ago

calm? we started all the neighbors on xanax. they all drive calm now.


John Yocum 2 years, 9 months ago

We live on a street that is two blocks long. By the time people get to our house they're driving about 40. They really need a speed bump in the middle of the street.


riverdrifter 2 years, 9 months ago

Traffic is OK though there is a neighbor lady who needs calming down.


Multidisciplinary 2 years, 9 months ago

Ours came with the town's original street paving. It's called, No Storm Sewers. So each intersection, on most every side, has a drainage DIP. If you drive more than 5 or so mph, in some vehicles, you'll grind down the front end of the car. The dips are made worse by freeze and thaw holes.

It's worse now, they added a paving layer to many of the streets, but didn't 'also' pave the dips, so now they are steeper going in and coming out. In some vans, some streets are just to dangerous to cross at all.


Pywacket 2 years, 9 months ago

Sometimes, the neighborhood creates its own, just to slow down the $%&*@#s who fly through at about 60. Not that I know anything about it....


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