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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby Dizzy1 » Jul 13th, 2017, 5:56 pm

GordonH wrote:Makes one wonder which direction will the city go:
More officers or cameras

I thought speed cameras were still a no-no in BC?
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby GordonH » Jul 13th, 2017, 6:07 pm

GordonH wrote:Makes one wonder which direction will the city go:
More officers or cameras

Dizzy1 wrote:I thought speed cameras were still a no-no in BC?

Well, since the government who brought in photo-radar is back.... who knows what could happen (not stretch for stationary camera). As well CoK is not about to hire more traffic police.....
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby LTD » Jul 13th, 2017, 6:30 pm

if the new government wishes to stick around for a while it wont happen

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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby ktowner » Jul 13th, 2017, 7:24 pm

Out of total curiosity how do I "ride the wave" and drive 50 when someone pulls up on Gerstmar and within 10 seconds triggers the sensor so the light goes red for me coming down Springfield. The ride the wave thing is a joke, I'd rather do 75 like everyone else.

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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby GordonH » Jul 14th, 2017, 9:59 am

LTD wrote:if the new government wishes to stick around for a while it wont happen


Well, don't expect any changes to that area speeders. Clearly CoK is not about to hire more traffic police officers, so that more patrols would happen.
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby ktowner » Jul 16th, 2017, 12:59 pm

GordonH wrote:
LTD wrote:if the new government wishes to stick around for a while it wont happen


Well, don't expect any changes to that area speeders. Clearly CoK is not about to hire more traffic police officers, so that more patrols would happen.


I spent 5 days in the lower mainland all over the place and saw barely any police officers. Come to Kelowna and I can barely drive 10 blocks without seeing one.... Most over policed city in BC.

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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby GordonH » Jul 16th, 2017, 1:21 pm

^^^ nothing will change on that part of Springfield (until someone gets hit), once you hit the mall everything slows down (depending on the time of day).
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby johnny24 » Jul 16th, 2017, 1:33 pm

ktowner wrote:
I spent 5 days in the lower mainland all over the place and saw barely any police officers. Come to Kelowna and I can barely drive 10 blocks without seeing one.... Most over policed city in BC.


No it's not. Not even close.
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby Dizzy1 » Jul 16th, 2017, 2:09 pm

johnny24 wrote:
ktowner wrote:
I spent 5 days in the lower mainland all over the place and saw barely any police officers. Come to Kelowna and I can barely drive 10 blocks without seeing one.... Most over policed city in BC.


No it's not. Not even close.

It's true. But that's because we have more Timmie's per RCMP Member capita


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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby johnny24 » Jul 16th, 2017, 2:30 pm

ktowner wrote:I spent 5 days in the lower mainland all over the place and saw barely any police officers. Come to Kelowna and I can barely drive 10 blocks without seeing one.... Most over policed city in BC.


Maybe you meant to say least policed in BC?

http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/85-225-x/2 ... 19-eng.htm

http://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/58 ... protection
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby Jflem1983 » Jul 16th, 2017, 4:18 pm

I would like to see some walled freeways built in kelowna . No lights just go .
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Re: Springfield Speedway

Postby Woodenhead » Jul 19th, 2017, 2:32 am

KL3-Something wrote:The only way to get them to increase the number of dedicated traffic members is to complain.


And increase taxes. Just to clarify.

TBH I don't see speeding being a top-tier traffic issue in Kelowna. Not compared to drivers who are cluelessly unaware of their surroundings and/or drive too slow/defensively. Let alone basic congestion. And definitely not compared to other cities I've been to & lived in. This place is freakin' Tamesville Central, dominated by clueless airheads & over-cautious bluehairs. Many of which post (whine) here.
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