Wednesday, June 6, 2012

the radical "shared space" paradigm for safer roads

"Riskier Streets Reduce Accidents"      by James Tulloch

Making roads more dangerous improves safety. The paradox behind 'Shared Space' 
traffic engineering prevents collisions by mixing, not separating, motorists, cyclists 
and pedestrians.

Entire article:    http://bit.ly/LrRYZF


From The Economist:  Urban design - "Road warriors"

Shared spaces work in Britain, but not for the advertised reasons.

http://www.economist.com/node/21553497

Obit of the Dutch traffic engineer who advocated Shared Space.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/news/2008/feb/02/mainsection.obituaries

1 comment:

  1. I had a great time reading this post. Thank you for this one.

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