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96th and Towne, Carmel, IN

Carmel is internationally known for its roundabout network. Since the late 1990’s Carmel has been building and replacing signalized intersections with roundabouts. Carmel now has more than 138 roundabouts, more than any other city in the United States.

Roundabouts move traffic more efficiently and reduce the number of fatalities and serious-injury accidents. They work because of their safety record, their compatibility with the environment, their aesthetics and their ability to make it easier for pedestrians and bicyclists to navigate.

The number of injury accidents in Carmel have reduced by about 80 percent and the number of accidents overall by about 40 percent. Our numbers are similar to those reported by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Roundabout Information

How to Drive a Roundabout

Roundabout Map
(updated February 2021)

Carmel Roundabout Brochure

Roundabout videos on the City’s YouTube

By touching, tapping or clicking on the playlist icon in the top right of the video screen (three lines with play symbol) a menu opens with a selection of additional videos within the playlist.
Select a video to view and then close the menu with the "X".

Main & Illinois from parking garage

Roundabout Safety

Roundabouts have many benefits including the decrease in overall personal injury accidents throughout all roadways in Carmel. Please see the chart comparing Carmel’s personal injury rates to other locations in Indiana.

Carmel Roundabouts in the News

Articles, news interviews and other information about Carmel's roundabout transportation networks has been featured all over the world. Below is a partial list of the media outlets where Carmel has been included.

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