Letter: Right-of-way done wrong

0

Editor,

With the now-completed roundabout at Range Line Road and Carmel Drive, I have become quite concerned for what is to come with the roundabout at Range Line Road and City Center Drive.

Carmel seems to have taken quite a different legal approach to all the surrounding municipalities and indeed, even the state. Contrast Indiana Code 9-21-17-19 (b) “A person who drives a vehicle crossing a sidewalk shall yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian and all other traffic on the sidewalk” with Carmel City Code 6-63 (h) “… However, pedestrians must yield to vehicular traffic at those points where the trail intersects or crosses a roadway.”

With the proposed roundabout including a segregated bike track, this poses hazardous confusion for drivers, bikes and pedestrians alike. Carmel needs to update its original ordinance to de-prioritize automotive traffic.

Sam Vance, Carmel


Current Morning Briefing Logo

Stay CURRENT with our daily newsletter (M-F) and breaking news alerts delivered to your inbox for free!

Select list(s) to subscribe to



By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: Current Publishing, 30 S. Range Line Road, Carmel, IN, 46032, https://www.youarecurrent.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact
Share.
×