Is it a roundabout? Is is a four-way stop? Is it neither? Is it both?

Is it pointless? <-

This is just ridiculous. I can only imagine the meeting went:

- “Let’s put in a roundabout, they’re good for traffic flow.”

- “I think roundabouts are complicated and dangerous. Let’s keep the stop signs.”

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So we end up with an expensive lump of concrete topped off with some lopsided foliage and some road widening that has a net effect of allowing cars from opposite directions to turn left at the same time and nothing else. Oh, and while obstructing your view.

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There is literally nothing else it does. By rights it should still be a true 4-way stop, it’s too small as it is to do any good as a roundabout.

It doesn’t really cause any problems (that I know of), but really Toronto? You spent our money on this? Suddenly I see why you need so many of those artificially low speed limits...