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General Road and Highway Discussion
Paving is complete in a number of areas, and no paint (including pedestrian crossings) has gone onto LRT concrete that I have seen...
My Twitter: @KevinLMaps
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There's lane painting through the intersection of King/Allen as well to help guide cars, where the LRT crosses from in-median to side-running. It's not unprecedented to add visual aids for these non-standard intersections.
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(07-11-2017, 03:03 PM)Markster Wrote: There's lane painting through the intersection of King/Allen as well to help guide cars, where the LRT crosses from in-median to side-running.  It's not unprecedented to add visual aids for these non-standard intersections.

I drove through that this morning and was dismayed to see that they didn't paint over the concrete portion around the embedded tracks -- the guidelines just stop and restart again.  :-(
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(07-11-2017, 03:11 PM)KevinT Wrote:
(07-11-2017, 03:03 PM)Markster Wrote: There's lane painting through the intersection of King/Allen as well to help guide cars, where the LRT crosses from in-median to side-running.  It's not unprecedented to add visual aids for these non-standard intersections.

I drove through that this morning and was dismayed to see that they didn't paint over the concrete portion around the embedded tracks -- the guidelines just stop and restart again.  :-(

Same situation at Charles and Borden.  It's really not obvious.
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Oh yeah, the ION team helpfully posted a photo that includes King/Allen

[Image: 19956136_10155532033612959_4476631161910...e=5A106211]
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(07-11-2017, 04:08 PM)Markster Wrote: Oh yeah, the ION team helpfully posted a photo that includes King/Allen

[Image: 19956136_10155532033612959_4476631161910...e=5A106211]

That is as close to confusing as it could be, but any reasonable (cautious) but confused driver should simply assume it is right turn only.
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Given there is a straight/right symbol right before the stop line, a reasonable driver would hopefully recognize this symbol and understand that there is a way to go straight.
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I wonder how this will play out in the middle of winter.
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Do they have some kind of phobia of painting concrete?
My Twitter: @KevinLMaps
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@viewfromthe42. I agree they should but if they are confused about how to go straight the safe thing to do is to turn right. Many drivers won't do this.
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