Roundabouts vs. Standard Intersections

Roundabouts show:

Round About Figures
Source: A Study of the Traffic Safety at Roundabouts in Minnesota (MnDOT 2017)

Roundabouts vs. stop signs/signals:

  • Handle more traffic with less delay
  • Idling decreases, reducing vehicle emmissions and fuel consumption by over 30%
  • Safer bicyclist and pedestrian crossing
  • Motorists stop more frequently for pedestrians crossing

Roundabout Road sign

Entry curves slow traffic making entering and exiting easier, safer, and more efficient