How to use the traffic circle

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In September, 2014, the City of Calgary painted new lines (depicted right) on on the McKenzie Towne traffic circle.

Please review their FAQ page, specifically #5 about the current traffic pattern.

Whether you are new to McKenzie Towne or an established resident, proper navigation of the traffic circles within our community is a large part of our daily routines. Please take the time to become familiar with Alberta traffic laws for safe navigation of the prominent and frequently used traffic circles.

You can reference full instructions in the Alberta Driver's Guide.

Go here for information from the City of Calgary regarding the FAQ's of McKenzie Towne's traffic circle.

Watch this handy video that explains the basic concept of navigating a traffic circle and is a useful guideline. Applying this basic concept along with following the signs at the traffic circle will help with navigation.
PLEASE NOTE: the video below does not show how to navigate McKenzie Towne's traffic circle, specifically.


Traffic circles are a nightmare if you don’t know how they work. This video will help bring some clarity to what you need to know, and it will also give you an idea what you can expect from the new driver programs with us. Learn more!

Posted by AMA Driver Education on Wednesday, April 15, 2015