Tag: Roundabouts

All About, Roundabouts!

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, it’s National Roundabout Week! Roundabout Trivia: How big the world’s largest roundabout? The largest roundabout in the world is located here in Putrajaya, Malaysia, with a diameter of 3.5 kilometers or 2.17 miles! What are other names for roundabouts? Traffic circles, Rotaries How many different types of roundabouts … Read More

The learning curve behind the modern roundabout

Since the early 2000s, roundabouts have had Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo motorists driving in circles. With their growing popularity (there are now seven in West Fargo alone), you might be wondering how these circular intersections took form, and why. The answer is simple: Safety. Roundabouts eliminate the left-hand turn – and the car crashes that go with … Read More