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Mississauga unveils its first downtown traffic roundabout, which the Toronto Sun finds weirdly exciting

Traffic lights are old news. Roundabouts are the new cool kids on the block (literally), and cities all over North America are turning to the barely controlled (yet much safer) traffic circles as an alternative to the traditional red, yellow and green command systems. Mississauga just opened one in its downtown core yesterday, and the Toronto Sun’s Mike Strobel was apparently really, really excited to be there. We’re also a fan of the European intersection, but things get weird—creepy, even—when Strobel writes, “Roundabouts are also sexier. They’re voluptuous.” Read the entire story [Toronto Sun] »

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