That's what we learned from last week's poll.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Last Wednesday, Melrose Patch asked you what you thought about the experiment of making Ravine Road one-way from Fellsway East to Woodland Road. Between then and Tuesday at noon, 155 people had voted in the poll. The results? Susanne Guirakhoo suggested that the DCR construct a rotary at that intersection instead of making Ravine Road a one-way street. "There seems to be enough space, and rotaries are the best way to direct traffic in a civilized manner," she wrote in the comments section. "This intersection can be like feeding time in a lions' cage sometimes. I do think Ravine Road is needed to help alleviate traffic at W. Wyoming and Pond, especially during rush hour." What do you think of the results of the poll? If you didn't have …
What do you think about the experiment of making Ravine Road one-way from Fellsway East to Woodland Road?
The state Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is moving forward with plans to make the upper section of Ravine Road from Fellsway East to Woodland Road a one-way state-controlled street for a six-month trial period. The issue of drivers using Ravine Road as a cut-through has been a source of contention between Melrose and Stoneham officials for years. The lower half of which, between Fellsway East and West Wyoming Avenue, is half in Melrose and half in Stoneham. In 2008, Stoneham put up two 'Do Not Enter' signs on the road and placed barricades in the roadway that prevented traffic from turning onto the road from Fellsway East. Melrose filed a legal injunction against Stoneham, which took the barriers and signs down with the …