Why 12 - Foot Traffic Lanes Are Disastrous for Safety and Must Be Replaced Now

נשלח 15 בנוב׳ 2014, 3:18 על ידי Sustainability Org   [ עודכן 15 בנוב׳ 2014, 3:19 ]
by Jeff Speck
8-80cities.org
Over the last several decades, the width of high-volume streets has increased from 10 feet to 12 feet, with little reason to support this expansion. Traffic engineers have argued that making streets 12 feet wide is safer, which Jeff Speck notes is “dead wrong. Or, to be more accurate, they are wrong, and thousands of Americans are dead.” The 12 foot lanes are contributing to more preventable traffic-caused deaths, rather than creating safer streets and communities for people.
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