Posts Tagged "efficiency"

Destination Engineering Solutions

Posted by on Nov 13, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Omni-Means is pleased to announce that work is currently underway to bring roundabout solutions to two important tourist destinations in California, at the entrances to Pebble Beach in Monterey County and the historic downtown in the City of Napa. Holman Highway 68/Highway 1 Intersection Project Omni-Means is excited to be working with a community partnership including Monterey County, the City of Monterey, Caltrans, the Pebble Beach Company, and other local agencies to improve the intersection at Holman Highway 68 and Highway 1. Funding for the improvements is being provided by the Pebble...

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Myth Confirmed!

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Myth Confirmed!

Roundabout enthusiasts can count Adam and Jamie of Discovery Channel’s TV show “Mythbusters” among their ranks after an episode which aired earlier this year in Australia. The team tackled the ‘myth’ that “a roundabout is a far more effective way to move cars through an intersection than the four way stop signs we have here in the United States.” In a clip of the episode that made the rounds on the internet in October, the Mythbusters set up two intersections, one a traditional stop controlled and the other circular and had drivers navigate both for 15 minutes while counting the...

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