Editorial: Traffic issues require regional outlook

We live on the pointy end of an island, literally caught between a rock and a hard place (and various fingers of the ocean), so traffic will always be a problem. It’s a situation that should be alleviated with regional solutions, instead of fixes that merely push problems down the road.

When traffic backs up, drivers look for ways to get around the congestion. That’s the case in View Royal, where some drivers have become impatient with the time it takes to make a left turn onto the Island Highway from Helmcken Road. So they take a jog through a residential area by making an illegal left turn onto Rudyard Road then turning right onto Stormont Road, which connects to the Island Highway.

Read the full article...