No right on red!

Dear Mayor Terry Bellamy: I have noticed, being a downtown resident for several years, that crossing the street is much more dangerous than it should be. Reason being, even when there is a walk signal, cars can still make a right on red. I know of people who have actually been hit because of this problem, which could easily be solved.

The “no right on red” rule should be implemented at every intersection downtown. I know this would be an inconvenience to drivers, but it would definitely be a better alternative than putting pedestrians, not to mention the tourists, at such a risk.

I hope, Mayor Bellamy, you will give this situation due consideration. Thank you.

— David Hall

About Webmaster
Mountain Xpress Webmaster Follow me @MXWebTeam

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.