Why traffic beacons need to stay | Letter to the editor

While reading your paper, I saw that the city will no longer be using flashing beacons in certain areas, which by your own admission are effective in getting vehicles to stop for pedestrians, because of a bureaucratic rule that does not benefit the general public.

It appears to me that we hallowed a bureaucratic board, which is not answerable to the public, end a program that has saved lives, simply because someone has applied for a patent. Sure smells like political correctness run amuck again. Stupid and not funny at all. This is, instead, tragic.

Larry Conrad

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