To the editor,
I would like the city to explain the logic of posting 40-kilometres-per-hour signs in the Departure Bay beach area.
Given that it is a beach area, there are two lighted crosswalks, businesses and a children’s playground where 30km/h is mandatory dawn to dusk, why isn’t it 30km/h from the Hammond Bay-Departure Bay road traffic lights to past Loat Street? Why did the city go to the expense in the past year of putting up 40km/h signs, covering them up, then uncovering them, after some sort of study had been done? The 40km/h sign is within metres of the 30km/h sign through the designated beach area. So what is the logic?
Linda Moore, Nanaimo
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