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Are The New Stop Lights Being Installed On Poplar A Good Thing? [POLL, PHOTOS]

New Poplar Stop Light
DJ Nyke, Townsquare Media

Driving down Poplar last week, I darn near caused an accident. I had never seen (or noticed, at least) the new 4-way stop lights that had been installed. As I passed it doing 35 mph, I had to stop and wonder: had I just run a red light? Of course after looking in my rearview mirror, I saw they weren’t active yet, which got me to thinking. I have always thought the intersection at Poplar & Midwest needed a light there. I have seen quite a few accidents at that exact spot over the years and I think having the light there will (hopefully) rectify that. But after talking with a few different people, I found that everyone doesn’t share that sentiment. The general consensus is that it will only make traffic worse. I do agree it will probably slow down what passes for rush hour traffic here, but faster isn’t always better. What do you think though?

New Poplar Stop Light
DJ Nyke, Townsquare Media
New Poplar Stop Light
DJ Nyke, Townsquare Media
New Poplar Stop Light
DJ Nyke, Townsquare Media

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