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General Road and Highway Discussion
The islands at University (Laurel/Hillside Trails) and Union (Iron Horse Trail) do really help.
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(Yesterday, 08:06 AM)plam Wrote: The islands at University (Laurel/Hillside Trails) and Union (Iron Horse Trail) do really help.

Islands are one of the most flexible and effective tools that planners have for crossings.  Crossovers have so many restrictions about their location, that they "cannot" be used in most places where they would be useful.  And signals cause a significant delay for all users.  Best of bad situation.
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The Laurel Trail crossing was discussed in the Trails thread back in December:

Here's a post with some plans:
http://www.waterlooregionconnected.com/s...9#pid30219
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