Ease traffic congestion or make the road safer?

That's the choice Tauranga city councillors will have to weigh up when it comes to the future of Greerton's roading layout.

The Greerton Village Project Review was presented to Tauranga City Council this week following controversy at traffic safety improvements which some locals labelled a "nightmare".

Consultant Derek McCoy told elected members since the traffic changes were introduced last year, traffic through Greerton reduced by up to 12 per cent in the mornings and up to 18 per cent in the evenings.

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The offensive pedestrian crossing at Greerton could likely be relocated to its original position after recommendations were made to Tauranga City Council. Photo / George Novak
The offensive pedestrian crossing at Greerton could likely be relocated to its original position after recommendations were made to Tauranga City Council. Photo / George Novak

"That indicates the level of capacity that may have been

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