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Learn to use a roundabout safely at City of Mississauga information booths

Aug 05, 2011

City of Mississauga staff will be present at information booths to provide tips on safely navigating a roundabout in preparation for the fall opening of the city's first downtown roundabout at the intersection of Duke of York Boulevard and Square One Drive.

"Transportation and Works staff will be available at information booths to educate and promote the safe usage of roundabouts," said Steve Barrett, manager, Transportation Asset Management. "Staff will offer tips on how pedestrians, cyclists and drivers can safely use a roundabout. An interactive animation of the roundabout and brochures will be available to assist residents and staff will be on hand to answer questions."

Information Booth Details:

Mississauga Civic Centre Location:
Friday, August 12, 2011, 7:30 – 9 p.m. – Mississauga Celebration Square, Atrium near Central Library

Square One Shopping Centre Location:
Saturday, August 13, 2011, 12 - 2 p.m. – Guest Services booth on the upper level

For more information on roundabouts and safe usage visit:
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As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 63 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.


Media Contact:
Kimberly Hicks
Public Affairs Consultant
905-615-3200 ext. 5232
kimberly.hicks@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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