YOUR TAKE: What do You Think of the Traffic Light at Speedy Chen's? [Poll]

Discussion about the light springs up on our Facebook page.

On Friday, Patty Kelley posted the following to our Facebook page:

While I realize the need for pedestrian safety, I feel the traffic light at speedy wongs on main street should be a "push button pedestrian light only", rather than a continuous cycling light. Does anyone else feel this way?

Her question stirred quite the discussion—getting a total of 10 "likes" and 11 comments by Sunday evening.

Darlene Smith called the light's functioning a "total nuisance." Carol Connors said that "half the drivers don't even stop [at the light] when it's red," but Michelle Lewis defended the light, saying that it makes it easier for drivers to take a left off of Dunstable Street and safer for kids to cross.

What do you think? Cast your vote in our poll and add your comment below.

Mike Hawk August 27, 2012 at 04:22 PM
I think it is a pointless light...
Mike Hawk August 27, 2012 at 04:24 PM
As I walk by there on my morning walk around 10:30 am I constantly see people running that light, if anything it shall be button operated like the one in front of Doherty playground on Bunker Hill st...thank you for your time, folks!
Mitzy August 28, 2012 at 03:12 AM
I love the light. Before it was installed,, I was sure that I was going to have an accident coming out of Sullivan St. The Main St. traffic is too fast and difficult to see.
Just a person! August 28, 2012 at 03:21 AM
Mitzy You best give up driving, what do you do on a highway? Or for that fact any other corner you come to!
Sean Boyle August 29, 2012 at 12:28 AM
This is Boston. If a pedestrian comes out on the road, they have the right of way.


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