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:: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 ::

Eerily Prescient

I went googling through the DI's current archive, and came across this graf from May of this year:
Tom Conrad, an MTD bus driver who has driven the Illini 22 route since 1989, said he thought Sixth Street and Chalmers Street was among the most dangerous intersections on his route because of the heavy pedestrian traffic and a lack of additional traffic signs or lights. Currently, there are only stop signs on Chalmers Street. [emphasis mine -ed.]
The paragraph comes from a longer article detailing the rather unsafe traffic conditions around campus. This isn't a new issue, people, it's one that's been here for a while. We, as a community, need to recognize that, and not specifically blame any one component if we are to actually find some solutions to prevent this from occuring again.

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