Long-Term Trends in Public Opinion following Construction of Roundabouts

  title={Long-Term Trends in Public Opinion following Construction of Roundabouts},
  author={R. Retting and Sergey Y. Kyrychenko and Anne T. McCartt},
  journal={Transportation Research Record},
  pages={219 - 224}
Roundabouts can provide substantial safety and traffic flow benefits compared with traffic signals and stop signs and as a result are increasingly used in place of traditional intersections. However, construction of roundabouts can be hampered by the negative perceptions held by some drivers. Prior research has found that public support increases soon after roundabouts are built and drivers become familiar with them. The purpose of the current study was to measure longer-term changes in public… 

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