Four-way stop at Walwyn and Chantilly Gardens to be considered

This week, Etobicoke York Community Council will consider a proposal to put a four-way stop at the corner of Walwyn and Chantilly. City staff say it doesn’t make sense because not nearly enough foot- and vehicular-traffic comes through the intersection. It is possible, however, they’ll be overruled.

And get this: staff say common sense ideas about traffic restrictions are completely wrong!

They say:

Empirical evidence shows that when all-way stop controls are installed at low volume locations such as this, they have minimal impact on reducing vehicle operating speeds or traffic volume, may encourage non-compliance, and will contribute to an increase in greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) and vehicle noise.

Neat!

Author: Adam Norman

I am raising my two children in Weston.

4 thoughts on “Four-way stop at Walwyn and Chantilly Gardens to be considered”

  1. My suggestion to them would be to add a stop sign or two onto Gary in the hopes that it would slow traffic down that street and allow for pedestrians to cross safely.

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