iamedwin
Urban Designer, Master Planner, Placemaking, Branding

An ongoing feed of content I learn from that drives my design thinking.

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Posts tagged Roads
Road diets: designing a safer street by Vox Media

Today, we now know that bigger roads and extra traffic lanes do nothing to solve congestion. In fact, it tends to induce even more traffic. So we didn’t fix the congestion issues, and on top of that, we built wide roads that are relatively unsafe. Transportation planners in the 21st century recognized that many of the roads that were overbuilt could be redesigned to calm speeding and add space for newer multimodal transportation options. And thus, the road diet was born.

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