Stop sign, or traffic light at 9th & Willow?
The intersection at 9th & Willow recently had a traffic-pattern change: “All-way” stop signs.
Southbound Willow used to be the only direction with a stop sign, with eastbound 9th Street “free to go.” With Willow Avenue being one of the busier stretches of road in Hoboken, this intersection was considered a bit treacherous overall.
This is one of the smarter things the city has done recently, and it should have no negative traffic impact. (The stop sign at 15th & Bloomfield is another story, though…)
But because today’s drivers are more or less complete apprehensive idiots – maybe it would have been better to have a traffic light here instead? The stop, go, stop, go, hesitate, look, creep of an all-way stop sign is downright annoying.
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