Monday, April 23, 2007

Welcome to Boston: Not Your Ordinary, Everyday Detour




"I
n the latest Big Dig annoyance, Massachusetts Turnpike officials expect commuters to navigate a confusing, hazardous array of detour and directional signs placed beside bridges under construction at the border of the South End and Chinatown.
One intersection alone features 15 separate directional signs. Nearby, two pedestrian detour signs that sit side-by-side are pointing in opposite directions.
“It just seems hazardous,” said David Franklin Ross, 44, of Charlestown, biking through gridlock Friday. “It’s definitely confusing, and I’m afraid of getting hit by a car not seeing the right sign.”

You think?

Read the whole thing.

Hey, you think maybe somebody's just trying to convince people to go to Church?!

3 Comments:

Blogger Garpu the Fork said...

You know, that doesn't phase me anymore, where it would've 3 years ago. (I bounce between Boston and Seattle.)

3:20 PM  
Blogger Kiwi Nomad 2006 said...

This is a test for those of us who mix up left and right. It will send us to purgatory, wherein we will keep pacing backwards and forwards until we grow wings and can fly above it all.

2:43 AM  
Blogger Estefanía Salazar said...

Perhaps they are competing against this..?

http://www.joe-ks.com/archives_jan2007/NoGoIntersection.htm

(Apparently) seen at Vancouver, BC

;)

12:55 AM  

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